Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, PhD

Application and Admission

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

Degree Requirements

The PhD degree in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation requires 66 semester hours.

Required Core Courses (33 hours)

In cases where students have previously satisfied these requirements, course substitutions must be made pending agreement of the major advisor.

ERM 633Second Language Assessment and Testing

3

ERM 642Evaluation of Educational Programs

3

ERM 643Applied Educational Evaluation

3

ERM 668Survey Research Methods in Education

3

ERM 669Item Response Theory

3

ERM 675Data Presentation and Reporting

3

ERM 682/STA 671Multivariate Analysis

3

ERM 727Computer-Based Testing: Methods and Applications

3

ERM 728Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analytic Methods for Scale Construction

3

ERM 729Advanced Item Response Theory

3

ERM 731Structural Equation Modeling in Education

3

Electives (21 hours)

Student must complete a minimum of 21 hours in elective courses from the suggested list below. If the student elects to take a course that is not on the list he or she must receive approval from their doctoral Advisory/Dissertation Committee.

ERM 636Advanced Studies in Second Language Testing

3

ERM 688Contemporary Problems Seminar

1–3

ERM 692Independent Study

1–4

ERM 711Experimental Course

ERM 725Applied Methodsof Educational Research

3

ERM 726Advanced Topics in Educational Measurement

3

ERM 730Practicum in Educational Research and Evaluation

3

ERM 732Hierarchical Linear Modeling

3

ERM 734Equating

3

ERM 735Multidimensional Item Response Theory

3

ERM 742Advanced Topics in the Evaluation of Educational Programs

3

ERM 750Case Study Methods in Educational Research

3

TED 730Qualitative Research Design in Education

3

STA 551Introduction to Probability

3

STA 552Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

3

Comprehensive Examination

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

Dissertation (12 hours)

Research that culminates in the preparation of a required doctoral dissertation.

ERM 799Dissertation

1–12


 

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