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Graduate Certificate in Applied Measurement

Program Overview

Learn to measure the abstract variables used in daily decision-making. This involves deep critical thinking skills and the ability to combine statistical learning with understandings of human behavior. Individuals working in social sciences, education and mental health and who want to deepen their knowledge of diversity, respect, equity and inclusiveness may be particularly interested in this offering.

What you'll learn 

Measurement is vital to the social science field as we study people’s aptitude, learning achievements, experiences, personality traits, and states of being. University of Colorado Denver’s Applied Measurement certificate will develop your expertise in combining measurement theories, statistical modeling techniques, and human behavior observations. Learn to use, create, and validate measures through Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory. Work with real data in applied environments: education, policy, counseling, and psychology fields. Students learn to write for publication and to communicate results to practitioners in the field.

Choose CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development 

You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career in educational research and evaluation. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top schools in the country. 

Program Description

What you'll learn 

Measurement is vital to the social science field as we study people’s aptitude, learning achievements, experiences, personality traits, and states of being. University of Colorado Denver’s Applied Measurement certificate will develop your expertise in combining measurement theories, statistical modeling techniques, and human behavior observations. Learn to use, create, and validate measures through Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory. Work with real data in applied environments: education, policy, counseling, and psychology fields. Students learn to write for publication and to communicate results to practitioners in the field.

Choose CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development 

You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career in educational research and evaluation. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top schools in the country. 

CU Denver graduates earn more, build community, and make connections. Take the first step toward your future and join an inclusive community of learners while gaining the skills of tomorrow, today.

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