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Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics

Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics (REMS) M.A. Program

The Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics Master of Arts program prepares students for careers at school districts, colleges, and other public and private education agencies in the areas of institutional research, program evaluation, and quantitative data analysis, as well as for entry into doctoral programs in all areas of educational research.

Specialization Overview


Program Overview

  • Start Term: Fall only
  • Program Length: Approximately 1-2 years, can be earned at your own pace
  • Units: 36-unit minimum/9 classes
  • Instruction: In-person on Riverside campus.
  • Schedule: Each class meets once a week 4-7pm (Monday-Thursday)

Program Cost

Estimated program cost is $17,430 (in-state)

Out-of-state/international tuition is an additional cost. See the fee schedule here.

Ph.D. Pathway

All coursework from of our master of arts (M.A.) programs transfers to the Ph.D. in education. For example, if you complete the M.A. in Research, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics, you will have already complete one year of coursework for the Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at UCR. Shorten your time to a doctorate by completing an M.A. degree with the School of Education today.

Visit out our admissions page for more information on application materials and deadlines.







This full-time program is offered on a quarter calendar beginning in Fall. Students must complete a minimum of 36 units in upper-division and graduate courses in Education and related fields as defined in existing programs. At least 18 of the 36 units must be in graduate courses, and none in graduate research for the thesis.

This program is available for Fall only admission.

Career Opportunities

Recent graduates have enrolled in Ph.D. programs in Statistics and Education and have obtained professional employment in institutional research and other areas related to research and quantitative methods.





Meet the Faculty

Dr. Palardy is the faculty program coordinator, and is available via email to discuss program related questions.

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