Evaluation and Measurement - M.Ed.

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Master of Education degree in Evaluation and Measurement develops educators and specialists in the areas of assessment, measurement, research design and program evaluation. The program serves teachers and administrators seeking applied measurement, research and evaluation skills for use in schools (pre-kindergarten to grade 12) and in higher education. The program also serves professionals seeking careers in the areas of evaluation, research and psychometrics.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus
  • Online

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 550 TOEFL score (79 on the Internet-based version), minimum 77 MELAB score, minimum 6.5 IELTS score or minimum 58 PTE Academic score. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission websiteEffective spring 2018.

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics at a conceptual and application level.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of research design and methods by selecting and executing the appropriate research design and methods for a variety of applications.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of measurement, including the methods to develop valid and reliable measures of constructs.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary and classic theories in program evaluation, the purposes and logic of program evaluation and the processes of different types of program evaluation.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

[EH-MED-EVAL]

Major Requirements
EVAL 55610CLASSROOM ASSESSMENT 3
EVAL 65510STATISTICS I FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 3
EVAL 65511RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES 3
EVAL 68807PROGRAM EVALUATION 3
Major Electives, choose from the following in consultation with advisor:20
CURRICULUM EVALUATION
CLASSICAL TEST THEORY
FACTOR ANALYSIS IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT
INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT
RESEARCH IN EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT
Other electives, as approved by program advisor
Minimum Total Credit Hours:32

Graduation Requirements

Students have six years from the term of first enrollment to complete their M.Ed. degree.