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Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology (SMART), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #12 (WUR) , PA,
The Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) program in Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology (SMART) is designed to prepare individuals for work in research and assessment organizations in the fields of education, psychology, and related human services.


The program places high value on quality of evidence, statistical analysis, assessment, and psychometrics, as well as on the use of research technology in producing evidence to inform policy and practice.

The program provides understanding and skills in data collection, management, and processing; measurement theory and test construction; survey design; design and execution of randomized controlled experiments and quasi-experiments; assessment strategies; and statistical analysis and reporting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Processing and Analysis

  • Evaluation of Policies, Programs, and Projects

  • Survey Methods and Design

  • Measurement and Assessment

  • Regression and Analysis of Variance

  • Measurement Theory and Test Construction

  • Policy Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Application Requirements

  • biographical information (part of the online application).
  • a personal statement.
  • two [2] official letters of recommendation: one must be from a faculty member who is familiar with the candidate's scholarly abilities;
  • CIS PhD application requires three [3] letters or recommendation.
  • Unofficial Transcript - submitted with application
  • One [1] transcript form each university or college attended where course credit was earned, to be uploaded and submitted with the online application.
  • Official Transcript - submitted when offer of admission is received

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49574 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    49574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49574 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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