Graduate Certificate in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education

Develop your professional expertise or supplement your learning with a certificate in Assessment, Testing, and Measurement (ATM) in Education. Combine statistical analysis, testing theory, the study of human behavior, educational measurement, and evaluation into the science of measuring educational/behavioral factors such as learning, preference, aptitude, and personality.

The program offers some of the nation's premier graduate training in psychometric and statistical methods taught by faculty who are engaged in world-class research.  Students are provided mentorship through all phases of the research process and become trained in modern analytical methods. 



EDUC 8120 Group Comparison Designs and Analyses
EDUC 8170 Educational Measurement
EDUC 8171 Predictive Designs and Analyses
EDUC 8175 Item Response Theory
or EDUC 8177 Assessment Engineering


Choi, Jaehwa Associate Professor, Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
Dardick, William Associate Professor, Educational Research
Weiss, Brandi Associate Professor, Educational Research



  • Program Entry: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Prerequisites: Bachelors Degree
  • Campus: Main Campus

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts (unofficial)

For more information on any of these requirements, please visit our Admissions page.


We encourage you to apply as early as possible for the next available start term. Please contact the admissions team with any questions.

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