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COUN 6324 - Assessment in Counseling and Education

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5 credits

Students in this course are provided with an overview of individual and group approaches to assessment and evaluation used in a variety of counseling and educational settings. Students examine the psychometric properties used to develop and evaluate these instruments. Topics include a historical perspective of assessment, basic concepts of standardized and nonstandardized testing, measures of central tendency, normative sampling and standardization, reliability and validity, assessment report writing, test score interpretation, and test construction. Students also address the ethical, legal, and multicultural issues related to selecting, administering, and interpreting assessment and evaluation instruments and techniques in counseling.

Prerequisites for students entering  May 29, 2023 and later

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Prerequisites

  • None

MS in School Counseling

  • COUN 6302 OR COUN 6316

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Prerequisites

  • None

Prerequisites for students entering prior to May 29, 2023

  • COUN 6317
  • SPLB 671L
  • COUN 6322
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.