Measurement, Evaluation, and Research, Post-Master's Certificate (0488)

MeasureEvalResearch

http://www.wku.edu/ealr/


Program Coordinator

Kimberlee K. Everson, kimberlee.everson@wku.edu, (270) 745-2115

This certificate is designed for graduate students who need training in the areas of research methods, measurement, statistics, and program evaluation to engage in educational and social science research.

Program Admission

Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.5 from graduate work at the Master’s Degree level. Required prerequisite courses with grades of "B" of higher include:

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (18 hours)

Required Courses
EDLD 722Measurement and Survey Methods for Educational Leaders3
EDLD 732Program Evaluation for Educational Leaders3
EDFN 740Intermediate Statistics and Design 13
Electives
Select 9 hours from the following: 29
Qualitative Research in Education
Field Methods for Qualitative Research
Seminar in Advanced Research Methods 3
School Accountability and Teacher Evaluation
Total Hours18
1

Students who have completed EDFN 601 may substitute it for EDFN 740

2

Students will work with their advisors to select elective courses.

3

EDFN 744 may be taken more than once for elective credit.