Rooted in our legacy of excellence in testing and measurement, our programs in Learning Sciences and Assessment will teach you how to effectively design, implement, and evaluate learning.

Programs

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Education Studies and Human Relations

Built with flexibility in mind, the multidisciplinary Education Studies and Human Relations (ESHR) major embraces the notion that learning and helping professions are not limited to traditional classrooms.

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Educational Measurement and Statistics

Educational Measurement and Statistics is a world-leader is preparation for assessment and research with an M.A. and a PhD option.

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Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences

The Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences programs draws from multiple disciplines to study how, when, and why people learn both in and out of school.

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Educational Psychology (minor)

The Educational Psychology minor provides an enriched background in educational psychology, educational testing, and research methods in education.

Graduate Certificates

Certificate in Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Certificate in Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IRE) prepares professionals to use data for institutional and organizational decision-making, reporting, and accountability in higher education and K-12 contexts.

Certificate in Online Teaching

The Certificate in Online Teaching provides graduate students for the realities of online teaching and to help them expand their career options.

Certificate in College Teaching

The Graduate Certificate in College Teaching provides the necessary coursework and supervised experiences to prepare graduate students for careers in post-secondary education.

Associated Research and Centers

Jonathan Templin, Professor in Educational Measurement and Statistics, shares insights about the future of assessment and adaptive testing.

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Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment

The Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment (CASMA) pursues research-based initiatives that lead to advancements in the methodology and practice of educational measurement and assessment.

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Center for Evaluation and Assessment

The Center for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) conducts multiple forms of program evaluation and assessment in collaboration with colleges, universities, and school systems throughout the United States.

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Iowa Testing Programs

The world-renowned Iowa Testing Programs (ITP) serves assessment needs in Iowa and across the country by developing high-quality instruments and working with schools to promote valid use of results.

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