Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, MS

The MS in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation requires 30 semester hours.

Application and Admission

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

Degree Requirements

Required Core Courses (24 hours)

In cases where students have previously satisfied these requirements, course substitutions may be allowed with the approval of the major advisor.

ERM 600Validity and Validation

3

ERM 604Methods of Educational Research

3

ERM 642Evaluation of Educational Programs

3

ERM 667Foundations of Educational Measurement Theory

3

ERM 668Survey Research Methods in Education

3

ERM 675Data Presentation and Reporting

3

ERM 680Intermediate Statistical Methods in Education

3

ERM 681Design and Analysis of Educational Experiments

3

Electives (6 hours)

Students must complete a combination of 6 hours in elective courses at the 600-749 level.  With the approval of the major advisor, 6 hours may be selected from among the following educational research courses.  Courses not listed below may serve as electives with the approval of the major advisor.

ERM 633Second Language Assessment and Testing

3

ERM 636Advanced Studies in Second Language Testing

3

ERM 643Applied Educational Evaluation

3

ERM 669Item Response Theory

3

ERM 682/STA 671Multivariate Analysis

3

ERM 685R for Education and the Social Sciences

3

ERM 725Applied Methodsof Educational Research

3

ERM 728Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analytic Methods for Scale Construction

3

ERM 731Structural Equation Modeling in Education

3

ERM 732Hierarchical Linear Modeling

3

Comprehensive Examination (Capstone Experience)

The student will successfully complete a written comprehensive examination to be arranged by the major advisor, usually in the semester in which course work is completed.


 

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