Assessment and Evaluation Certificate

Assessment and Evaluation Certificate

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The Certificate in Assessment & Evaluation provides the skills and knowledge to design, develop, implement, and analyze a broad range of assessment systems; evaluate teaching, learning and educational programming; and develop multiple strategies to synthesize and use data for decision­-making purposes.

Embedded in each of the courses is an emphasis on the role of broader policy contexts in assessment, evaluation, and decision­-making. The intended audience of this certificate may comprise of professionals in education, broadly defined. This includes public and private school teachers; administrators, district office staff, psycholgy, social work, and family studies professionals; nonprofit professionals including museum educators; and those interested in a career change. This post­-baccalaureate certificate can be finished in academic one year through completion of four four­-credit courses, three required courses and one elective.

Contact

Jade Lee

Affiliate Assistant Professor
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Office: Education, Morrill Hall Rm 310, Durham, NH 03824

Department of Education
Morrill Hall
University of New Hampshire
62 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-2310
Fax: (603) 862-2174

 

Curriculum & Requirements

Required Courses
EDUC 885Introduction to Assessment4
EDUC 886Issues in Assessment: Historical Contexts, Perennial Dilemmas, Current Trends4
EDUC 972Introduction to Educational Evaluation4
Electives
Select one of the following:4
Introduction to Research Methods
Educators as Researchers
Analysis of Teaching and Learning
Issues in Education

Deadline

Applications must be completed by the following deadlines in order to be reviewed for admission:

  • Fall: Rolling Admissions. Completion of application by May 15 is highly encouraged.
  • Spring: Rolling Admissions. Completion of application by Dec. 1 is highly encouraged.
  • Summer: Rolling Admissions. Completion of application by May 15 is highly encouraged.
  • Special: Rolling Admissions, Applications accepted September - May

Application fee: $25

Campus: Durham

New England Regional: No

Accelerated Masters Eligible: No

New Hampshire Residents

Students claiming in-state residency must also submit a Proof of Residence form. This form is not required to complete your application, but you will need to submit it after you are offered admission or you will not be able to register for classes.

Transcripts

If you attended UNH after September 1, 1991, and have indicated so on your online application, we will retrieve your transcript internally; this includes UNH-Durham, UNH-Manchester and UNH Non-Degree work. 

If you did not attend UNH, or attended prior to September 1, 1991, then you must request one official transcript be sent directly to our office from the Registrar's Office of each college/university attended. International transcripts must be translated into English. We accept transcripts both electronically and in hard copy:

  • Electronic Transcripts: Please have your institution send the transcript directly to grad.school@unh.edu. Please note that we can only accept copies sent directly from the institution.
  • Paper Transcripts: Please send hard copies of transcripts to: UNH Graduate School, Thompson Hall- 105 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824. You may request transcripts be sent to us directly from the institution or you may send them yourself as long as they remain sealed in the original university envelope.

Letters of Recommendation: 2 Required

Recommendation letters submitted by relatives or friends, as well as letters older than one year, will not be accepted.

Personal Statement/Essay Questions

Prepare a brief but careful statement regarding:

  1. Reasons you wish to do graduate work in this field, including your immediate and long-range objectives,
  2. Your specific research or professional interest and experiences in this field.

Important Notes

All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

International Applicants

Prospective international students are strongly encouraged to complete our international pre-application process and are required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent examination scores. Please note that English Language Exams may be waived if English is your first language. If you wish to request a waiver, then please visit our Test Scores webpage for more information.

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