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Quantitative Research, Assessment, and Evaluation in Education Certificate

The courses for the Quantitative Research, Assessment, and Evaluation in Education (QRAE) Certificate post to the student’s transcript as a separate area of work. Courses should be chosen from the “Program Requirements” list below. Most of the courses are currently offered in face-to-face or hybrid format.

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There is a five-year time limit for completion of the QRAE Certificate Program, beginning in the semester when the first elective course is taken. To earn the certificate, students must complete all courses with an “A” or “B” grade.

Prerequisite Courses

EDPS 53300 – Introduction to Educational Research I: Methodology (or equivalent course)
EDPS 55600 – Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis Methods in Education I (or equivalent course)
EDPS 55700 – Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis Methods in Education II (or equivalent course)

12 Credit Hours of Coursework (choose among the following)

EDPS 53100 – Introduction to Measurement and Instrument Design
EDPS 63200 – Seminar in Research Procedures in EducationRecent topics include Meta-analysis, Structural Equation Modeling, Computerized Adaptive Testing, Multilevel Modeling (variable title; can be taken multiple times)
EDPS 63500 – Psychometric Theory and Application
EDPS 63600 – Item Response Theory
EDPS 63800 – Factor Analytic Procedures

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