Educational Studies and Research, M.S.


The M.S. program in Educational Studies and Research provides students with an introduction to social science research design, statistics, and the foundations of education. The program is intended to help those enrolled further develop their abilities to think and write critically, interpret qualitative and quantitative data, and understand various educational research methodologies. The M.S. is a non-licensure program that prepares students for entry-level research positions in a variety of settings including community colleges, universities, and policy-making organizations. It also provides a graduate foundation for those interested in pursuing advanced study at the doctoral level.


M.S. Education, Educational Studies and Research Emphasis


How to apply


M.S. Courses

Course Schedule
M.S. Schedule 2011-2012

Course Sequencing
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Course Descriptions
M.S. Course Descriptions


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Contact us
Program Coordinator
Kyna Shelley, Ph.D.

Administrative Assistant
Barbara Eyer
Educational Studies and Research

135 Owings-McQuagge Hall
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive, #5093
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001

Fax: 601.266.4233