An educational researcher conducts research on anything related to learning, teaching, and school systems - anything related to education.
A master’s degree in psychology, education, assessment and measurement, or a related field is required to obtain this position. A doctorate may make a person more competitive during the job search, and it may be required in some organizations. A master's degree typically takes about two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor's degree. Earning a doctorate may require an additional two-three years of college work
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
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Carol, the educational researcher featured in the video, works for a not-for-profit educational organization.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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