The Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology (MERM) programs prepare graduate students to be research methodologists, measurement specialists, and evaluators in the public and private sectors.
The MEd program is usually a terminal degree appropriate for those with an interest in the application of measurement, evaluation and research to specific educational, health and social service contexts.
The MA program prepares graduates for mid-level positions in measurement, testing, research and evaluation. The program is appropriate for those with an interest in research and the possibility of continuing on to advanced work in a doctoral program.
The PhD program prepares graduates for positions as measurement specialists, testing and evaluation directors, statistical specialists, research scientists, and university faculty. The program is appropriate for those with an interest in advanced theoretical and empirical research.