Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation Methods (Online)
Gain the expertise you need with maximum flexibility.
Have you ever wondered:
How standardized assessments are developed (K-12)?
How to interpret assessment results and communicate these findings?
How to analyze test and assessment data?
This online, 13-credit hour program will enable you to better evaluate and analyze formative, interim and summative assessments used to gauge student learning. Coursework will explore data collection methods, enable improved interpretations and measurement, and support the development of rigorous assessments and evaluations.
You’ll learn to design and implement program evaluations and how to identify assessment design issues, as well as strategies for enhancing evaluation results.
Work with caring professors who are world-renowned experts in research and evaluation methods. You can also apply certificate courses toward master’s, doctoral or other graduate degree programs.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you are eligible for a reduced application fee of $35. Learn more »
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score or minimum 115 Duolingo score (international students only)