University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Education

Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, Assessment (MESA) (M.Ed.)


1200 West Harrison Street

Chicago, IL 60607

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, Assessment (MESA) (M.Ed.), Educational Research Methodology, Graduate Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn your Master of Education in Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment or a graduate certificate in Educational Research Methodology from a high-quality research university completely online.

Demand for evidence-based decision making is increasing in many sectors of our society. The UIC MEd in MESA and ERM certificate programs will give you the quantitative tools you need for a successful career in a wide variety of research settings, including academic institutions, school districts, state and federal agencies, healthcare research settings and certification, licensing and testing organizations.

The UIC MEd in MESA and ERM certificate offer you:

Nationally-recognized faculty;

Projects and coursework tailored to your career goals and interests;

In-depth experience with the most important and widely used statistical and measurement software;

Specialized curriculum taught by professionals working full-time in MESA-related fields;

An effective mix of theoretical and applied studies.

The UIC MEd in MESA and ERM certificate offer you:

Choose from a 32-credit hour master’s degree or a 12-credit hour certificate program. Both programs offer flexibility, academic rigor and online convenience. Take the next step toward a rewarding career in this growing field.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The MEd in MESA online program is also approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA).

Locale: Large City

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