Evaluation, Measurement and Research
Change in Admission Process for Ph.D. Evaluation, Measurement and Research Applications
Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, applications for the Ph.D. program will have anOctober 1 and January 15 deadlines. Students applying for the October 1 deadline will have a course start date of Spring 2014. Students applying for the January 15 deadline will have a course start date of Fall 2014.
Master of Arts
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The Master of Arts in Evaluation, Measurement, and Research is designed to prepare you for staff positions in evaluation, testing, or research units in schools or non-school organizations.
- Requires basic courses in
- research methods
Doctor of Philosophy
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program is designed to prepare students as an evaluator, assessment specialist, or researcher for leadership and teaching positions in schools, non-school organizations, institutions or higher education, and government. The doctoral program in Evaluation, Measurement and Research is interdisciplinary in nature and is designed to expose future evaluators to practice linked learning in a world-class center of excellence in evaluation.
Requires at least three courses each in
evaluation, measurement, and research design and statistics
Includes qualitative research methods,
foundations of inquiry, and a 27-credit hour emphasis in
some applied area of inquiry. Some examples of a cognate
are policy studies, assessment, computer applications,
provides students with opportunities to work under
the direction of a senior evaluator, measurement specialist,
Often students will co-author articles developed
with their internship mentor.
Students are encouraged to submit proposals for presentations at
professional state and national conferences, and to attend
- Student may enter the doctorate program
after completing a master's degree in a related field such
as research methods, or directly upon completion of a bachelor's
The faculty advising and teaching in these programs are nationally and internationally recognized in the field of evaluation.
The Master of Arts program prepares graduates for staff positions in evaluation, testing, or research units in schools or non-school organizations.
The Doctor of Philosophy program prepares evaluators, assessment specialists, and researchers for leadership and teaching positions in schools, non-school organizations, institutions of higher education, and government.
Career possibilities and job opportunity resources.
Association For Evaluation
Council on Measurement in Education
Educational Research Association
Evaluation Resource Library