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Assessment, Testing and Measurement in Education

15 months
1815 USD/credit 43560 USD/year
1815 USD/credit 43560 USD/year
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Assessment, Testing and Measurement in Education (ATM) offered by George Washington University combines statistical analysis, testing theory, the study of human behavior, educational measurement.


Key facts

Develop the expertise to analyze fifth graders in a school district, all workers at a company, everyone taking a graduate entrance exam, or a sampling of patients in a counseling lab. . Specialists in this field (psychometricians) design tests that collect empirical data and quantify the personal characteristics of individuals, comparing those results within or across populations.

This Master in Assessment, Testing and Measurement in Education program offered by George Washington University is designed for individuals who are entering or advancing in positions associated with assessment, testing, and measurement in diverse settings. 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Education
  • Group Comparison Designs and Analyses
  • Educational Measurement
  • Predictive Designs and Analyses
  • Item Response Theory
  • Assessment Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two (2) recommendations
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission
  • In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. 
  • A resumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1815 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    43560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1815 USD per credit during 15 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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