Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Ph.D.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 60 credit hours
|Required Core Courses *||18|
|Validity and Validation|
|Evaluation of Educational Programs|
|Foundations of Qualitative Research Methods|
|Foundations of Educational Measurement Theory|
|Survey Research Methods in Education|
|Additional Required Core||12|
|Select one option of the following:|
|Measurement and Quantitative Methods Concentration|
|Second Language Assessment and Testing|
|Item Response Theory|
|R for Education and the Social Sciences|
|Program Evaluation Concentration|
|Applied Educational Evaluation|
|Culturally Responsive Approaches to Research and Evaluation|
|Evaluation and Public Policy|
|Advanced Theory in Program Evaluation|
Select 18 hours in elective courses at the 600 level or higher **
In cases where students have previously satisfied these requirements, course substitutions must be made pending agreement of the major advisor.
Electives may come from any ERM courses not included in the required core or from non-ERM courses with the approval of the major advisor. At least 9 hours must be ERM courses.
Research that culminates in the preparation of a required doctoral dissertation.
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.