Educational Assessment Testing and Measurement Major

Description: A program that focuses on the principles and procedures for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating tests and other mechanisms used to measure learning, evaluate student progress, and assess the performance of specific teaching tools, strategies and curricula. Includes instruction in psychometric measurement, instrument design, test implementation techniques, research evaluation, data reporting requirements, and data analysis and interpretation.

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Educational Assessment Testing and Measurement Major

What Courses Do Educational Assessment Testing and Measurement Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Educational Assessment Testing and Measurement majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Data Analysis
  • Data interpretation
  • Data Reporting
  • Research Evaluation
  • Test Implementation