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May 2, 2018
Assessment & Measurement and Psychological Sciences students attended the annual meetings of the National Council on Measurement in Education and the American Educational Research Association in April.
April 23, 2018
Beth Perkins, who completed her first year in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, was presented with the Best Presentation Award from JMUís Graduate School.
March 15, 2018
Dr. Sara Finney & Dr. Keston Fulcher traveled to Stanford University on Feb 27 – March 1 to participate in the Empirical Educator Project (EEP)
February 12, 2018
Dr. Andrew Jones and Dr. Carl Setzer, alumni of the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, returned to JMU to provide a three-hour training session to current PhD, MA, and undergraduate students and faculty.
November 15, 2017
Madison Holzman, a student in the Assessment and Measurement Ph.D. program, was awarded the NASPA Excellence Silver Award for Assessment 101, an interactive workshop designed to increase assessment capacity across JMU’s campus.
Welcome from the Director
As Director the Assessment and Measurement PhD program at James Madison University, and on behalf of our faculty, students, and alumni, I thank you for your interest in our program. Our goal is to prepare students for careers as assessment professionals and psychometricians working in testing organizations, universities, and school systems; as faculty members in assessment and quantitative methods; and as quantitative research professionals working in governmental, non-profit, and for-profit organizations.