James Madison University

Is Our Program Right for You?

The Assessment and Measurement PhD program provides students with the knowledge, technical skills, and practical experience they need to take positions as psychometricians, assessment specialists, faculty members, quantitative methodologists in research organizations and corporations, and many other areas.

We are proud that our faculty are renowned for both their research and teaching skills.

Find out more about our program by watching the videos below.


Our program prepares students for a wide variety of positions. Click on the link below to hear about career opportunities.


Our alumni work in a variety of positions across the country. Click here to link to videos of our alumni talking about their jobs and their experiences in our program.

Our program includes traditional coursework as well as practica in assessment, research, and/or teaching. Select the link below to learn more about our program of study.

program of study

Want to hear more from our students? Click here to link to videos of our students talking about their experiences in our program, and what makes it special to them.

Want to find out more about our admissions process? Click on the link below to find out all you need to know.


We offer generous financial aid packages to our students. To find out more, select the link below.

financial aid