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Evaluation, Research, and Measurement Specialization Master of Science in Psychology

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Science


Gain a competitive edge by developing your assessment and evaluation skills with Capella University's online Master's in Evaluation, Research, and Measurement program. The curriculum focuses on the use of valid and reliable assessment tools to implement in social programs found in nonprofit or government entities as well as businesses, to improve performance evaluation and management models.

The Building Blocks of Your Master’s Program

Prepare to develop research methods that properly evaluate the qualitative and quantitative aspects of organizational programs, performance and policies. Our program aspires to develop professionals who can provide help to organizations seeking assistance in planning and decision-making. The data-driven curriculum is derived from current literature, best practices, and disciplinary issues within the fields of program evaluation, research methodology, and quantitative and qualitative measurement.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Evaluation, Research and Measurement from Capella, you'll analyze data, plan and conduct research, and strengthen your ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to assist individuals and organizations.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in evaluation, research and measurement include assistant under doctoral level psychologist, consulting, market research, private and government research, psychometrician, research assistant, test designer, data analysis. Potential workplaces include consulting firm, credentialing and accreditation agency, research and assessment organization, university, or K-12 public/private school.

Detailed Program Information

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Classes Start November 6th

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$485 per credit, 55 total quarter credits, 15 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

10% Military Discount

Military service members and their spouses could be eligible for a discount.

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Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Employer & Association Discounts

Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more. 

Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Title
PSY7660 Survey Construction and Administration
PSY7868 Qualitative Design and Analysis
PSY8625 Advanced Inferential Statistics
PSY8626 Multivariate Statistics: Theory and Application
PSY8763 Program Evaluation

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  


Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the details of your program.


Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Career Center

For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning–beyond graduation.

Masters in Evaluation, Research & Measurement Online - Capella University

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