Ohio University

Educational Studies Graduate Programs

Doctorate in Educational Administration

The doctoral program in educational administration combines conceptual and practical study at an advanced level, preparing individuals for scholarly work in education and related policy arenas. The program strengthens students’ use of both formal and informal methods of inquiry as the basis for confronting educational dilemmas.

Doctorate in Educational Research and Evaluation

The doctoral program in Educational Research and Evaluation (EDRE) is intended to prepare graduates both for faculty positions and for leadership roles in research organizations. Additionally, the program is intended to allow students the flexibility necessary to develop programs that meet their individual needs and interests.

Doctorate in Instructional Technology

The program prepares graduates for positions as technology leaders in state technology agencies, professional development centers, educational technology centers, or distance learning projects; as instructional designers for educational enterprises; and for faculty positions in higher education. It may also prepare individuals for technology leadership positions in ministries of education and higher education administration.

Master's in Computer Education and Technology

The Master's Degree Program in Computer Education and Technology is designed in a hybrid online/weekend format to bring flexibility and convenience to students while maintaining face-to-face meetings. Courses meet on weekends three times each semester while the remaining instruction is conducted online.

Master's in Critical Studies

The Critical Studies in Educational Foundations (CSE) Master’s Program focuses on the ways that culture, knowledge, and power shape education. This multidisciplinary program examines education, both formal and informal, through the philosophical, historical, sociological, political, and cultural perspectives.

Master's in Educational Administration

The General Master’s Degree Program in Educational Administration offers practicing and aspiring leaders in all types of organizations—business, public, and educational—an opportunity to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge to work effectively with people, data, and organizational systems. Students enrolling in this program, which is offered in a blended face-to-face and an online format, will work with an advisor to develop an individualized program of study that aligns professional goals with relevant course work in leadership and related disciplines.

Master's in Educational Administration with Principal's License

Through a balanced approach of on-line and in-class instruction, the program offers course work and internships required for obtaining a master’s degree in educational administration and/or an Ohio principal’s license. Students may choose to pursue only the license or only the master’s degree or they can pursue both the degree and license.

Master's in Educational Research and Evaluation

The Master's program in Educational Research and Evaluation (EDRE) is intended to prepare graduates for more advanced study of quantitative methods and for roles in research organizations. Additionally, the program is intended to allow students the flexibility necessary to develop programs that meet their individual needs and interests.

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