What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in Evaluation, Measurement and Research in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology at Western Michigan University is designed to prepare you for staff positions in evaluation, testing or research units in schools or non-school organizations.

Why the Master of Arts in Evaluation, Measurement and Research at Western Michigan University?

The Master of Arts in evaluation, measurement and research will enable you to:

Work with nationally and internationally recognized faculty
Have opportunities to engage in grant-funded research
Engage in cutting-edge coursework and be exposed to the latest advances in evaluation, measurement and research
Feel supported in a small program with faculty interested in individualizing and maximizing your experiences
Have opportunities to present research and evaluation studies at national conferences
Be encouraged and supported to prepare publications with faculty or on your own


Assessment specialist
Data analyst
Evaluation coordinator
External evaluator
Internal evaluator
Measurement consultant
Monitoring specialist
Policy associate
Program officer
Project manager
Quality assurance manager
Research analyst
Statistical programmer

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,244.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, September 2022


College of Education and Human Development

Western Michigan University,

1903 W Michigan Ave,



49008, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A minimum of 12 undergraduate credit hours in economics or in equivalents approved by the graduate advisor. Intermediate level courses on microeconomics and macroeconomics. Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be admitted with conditions and be required to complete ECON 4030 (Intermediate Microeconomics) and ECON 4060 (Intermediate Macroeconomics) with a B or higher in each.

For international students

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum English proficiency test scores:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 80 iBT

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: 6.5

Pearson Test of English, Academic Module (PTE): 54

Michigan English Test (MET): 57

Application deadlines:

Fall: April 1; Spring: August 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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