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Educational Psychology and Research, Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #407 (QS) , TN,
This concentration combines elements of theory, methods, and hands-on applications to provide students with relevant knowledge, skills, and dispositions for engaging in research, teaching, and/or the practice of evaluation, statistics, or measurement.

About

The Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement (ESM) concentration is designed to provide students with broad but rigorous skills so they can function, upon graduation, as esteemed professionals, generate scholarship that is relevant to and appreciated by scholars external to the University of Tennessee who work in areas of evaluation, applied statistics, and measurement, and achieve a reputation, nationally and internationally, as the preferred place where highly qualified students and faculty members want to study and work. 

The PhD concentration in Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement involves a minimum of 90 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree distributed among the following categories.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Seminar
  • Educational Research Methods
  • Program Evaluation
  • Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
  • Statistics in Applied Fields
  • Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement Research Seminar

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application
  • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31538 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31538 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13120 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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