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Assessment and Evaluation Methods

Graduate Certificate

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation Methods enables you to better analyze formative, interim, and summative assessments used to gauge student learning. 

Learn how standardized assessments are developed, how to analyze data, and how to interpret and communicate assessment findings. Design and implement program evaluations, identify design issues, and strategize how to enhance evaluation results—all in order to gauge and improve the educational experience for students.

Your Graduate Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation Methods prepares you for careers in such fields as:

  • K–12 school systems
  • Research and industry
  • Government agencies
  • Universities

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation Methods, you must complete 13 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (13 credit hours)


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • GRE scores (required only if applicant does not have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited US institution)
  • Resume/CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores



EDUC-Y 502Intermediate Statistics Applied to Education3 Credits
EDUC-Y 500Computer Laboratory and Consultation for Educational Inquiry (to support EDUC-Y 502)1 Credit
EDUC-Y 527Educational Assessment and Psychological Measurement3 Credits
EDUC-Y 535Evaluation Models and Techniques3 Credits
EDUC-P 507Assessment in Schools3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $350.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1050.00

Additional fees will apply.



This program is ineligible for financial aid. 

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $490.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1470.00
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