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Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (with an Emphasis in Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education), M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , MO,
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About

The Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education program offers courses in applied statistics, from the quantitative foundations of educational research to advanced methods such as multivariate statistics, multilevel modeling, and latent variable modeling. We also offer a number of courses in educational measurement, covering topics such as classical test theory, item response theory, and generalizability theory. In addition, our students have the opportunity to take a wide range of advanced statistics and quantitative methods courses, from probability, sampling methodology, and categorical data analysis to stochastic theory, time series analysis, Bayesian statistics, and other cutting-edge quantitative techniques. We train our students in various statistical software programs including SPSS, SAS, R, Mplus, Amos, HLM, and BILOG-MG. Our students also take courses in learning theories, aspects of human development, and program evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Item Response Theory
  • Seminar in Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology
  • Educational Planning and Evaluation
  • Statistical Data Management and Analysis in Educational Research
  • Application of Multivariate Analysis in Educational Research
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling
  • Introduction to Applied Statistics
  • Overview of Research Methods
  • Foundations of Educational and Psychological Measurement
  • Quantitative Foundations in Educational Research

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • All required Graduate Studies documents
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation via the online application
  • Personal statement and vitae via online application per departmental requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    27090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    11252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11252 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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