Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Fully Online Online and on campus classes
Learn how assessments in education both support and hinder individuals in diverse groups. There are many biases to be aware of and overcome as we create more culturally inclusive assessments moving forward. We prepare students to be leaders in schools and districts who can advocate for change using data.
Interest Categories: Education Human Development Psychology Social & Behavioral Sciences
Campus: CU Denver Online
The Classroom Assessment Certificate is designed for educators such as teachers, administrators, coaches, program leaders, and curriculum leaders, who desire to learn how to develop, select, use, administer, and interpret educational assessments. The goal of this fully online certificate is for participants to become well-informed assessment designers and developers, critical assessment consumers, assessment evaluators, and advocators of reliable, valid and fair assessments for culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Students will:
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career in educational research and evaluation. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top schools in the country.
Recommended Completion Time:1 year
Required Credits for Completion:12
This program has rolling admissions. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Our students come from a wide array of education backgrounds, usually educational and often psychological.
After gaining admission to the program, your course of study will guide you through the various competencies that are required. At the end of the program, you'll complete a practicum, an independent study project, or a master's thesis. You will need to perform satisfactorily on a written, comprehensive examination.