Our focus on InContext learning gives you the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to real world problems and meaningful projects.
Through our emphasis on putting what you learn into practice, you can tailor your program of study to fit your areas of interest, making you well prepared for a career in one of many growing fields related to research design and data analysis.
Some examples of InContext learning experiences our students have participated in include:
- Addressed low voter participation at a paid internship with Metro Organizations for People (MOP)
- Created and launched community health surveys as a Research Associate at the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center
- Evaluated a program designed to provide summer instruction for children in Nepal
- Evaluated social presence in undergraduate hybrid classes
- Documented Colorado sites and conducted policy audit for Expanding Learning Opportunities (ELO) Initiative with Colorado Legacy Foundation
- Conducted need assessment survey about promoting early literacy among low-income families with Colorado State Library (CSL)
Explore our Research Methods and Statistics degree program options below.
Within 12 months after graduation, most of our graduates are in professional positions. Graduates with a RMS concentration hold professional positions in testing companies, at universities, in school districts as evaluation specialists, or as evaluators or statisticians for state agencies.