The Assessment and Measurement Ph.D. program is the only one of its kind in the United States. It is designed to train assessment practitioners for higher education, k-12 education, business, and health settings. The program is designed to meet the expanding accountability, quality assurance and outcome assessment needs of the 21st century. Graduates are prepared for employment as assessment, evaluation and measurement specialists in education, health care, business, government and other related settings. The program emphasizes real-world applications, and experiential research projects are integrated throughout the program.