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The MEd Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics & Assessment (MESA) program provides rigorous training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies and addresses the current industry-wide shortage of highly trained individuals in educational research and other social science research settings. The program offers nationally recognized faculty committed to the mentoring process, projects and coursework tailored to students’ career goals and interests. It offers an effective balance between theoretical and applied courses, and training in fields with excellent career potential.

For more MESA options, check out our MEd MESA Online program and Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment Certificate.

Overall: 32 credits
Required Research Methods Core: 8 credits
Elective MESA Courses: 24 credits
All Elective courses should be approved by program advisor.

The MESA program at UIC Heading link

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The following faculty in the Department of Educational Psychology teach most of the MESA courses. In addition to the courses taught within the MESA program, students in MESA MEd program can take MESA related courses outside the Department of Educational Psychology, even outside the College of Education. Please check with your advisor before enrolling to make sure the credits will be acceptable to transfer to the MESA MEd.

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