Judith Herb College of Education




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Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership
The University of Toledo
Main Campus
Gillham Hall, 5th floor
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The University of Toledo
Main Campus
MS 921
Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Department Secretary:
Ruth Ann Easterwood
Gillham Hall Room 5000

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Department Chair:

Dr. Edward Janak
Gillham Hall Room 5000C
(419) 530-4114

Online Educational Assessment Specialist Graduate Certificate


UT’s educational assessment specialist graduate certificate program is intended to help teachers, administrators, and other education professionals meet the challenges of the modern school, promote student learning, and improve outcomes for diverse populations. The program gives students the skills necessary to thrive in our evolving educational environment. Students learn to meet the data-informed decision-making and accountability challenges that are a growing focus in the field. Coursework is a mix of online classes and a hands-on practicum at the student’s location. This program contains on-ground educational experiences at the student’s location; if you plan to complete this requirement outside of Ohio, please check your State's Status to see whether UT is authorized to provide those experiences.


RESM5210  -  Educational Testing And Grading
Development, administration and interpretation of teacher-made tests and other pupil assessments; basic principles underlying norm- and criterion-referenced tests; problems and issues in grading systems and assigning grades.

RESM5310  -  Educational Research
This course offers an introduction to the history and foundations of research processes. It incorporates the purposes and strengths of both qualitative and quantitative approaches for understanding research problems.

RESM5110  -  Quantitative Methods I
Introduction to major concepts of statistical description; central tendency, dispersion, and relative position and relationship. Inferential methods such as t-tests, one-way analysis of variance, and multiple comparisons are also presented.

RESM6940  -  Internship
Supervised field experiences in measurement, evaluation, research design, or statistics in a variety of settings.
This graduate certificate may be earned by students from any major. The certificate may be to a degree or completed independently.


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The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online. The Judith Herb College of Education at The University of Toledo is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) from fall 2016 to fall 2023. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.

State Departments of Education set requirements for educator licensure and certification. It is highly recommended that students who seek admission to a University of Toledo, Judith Herb College of Education online program for endorsement, initial educator certification, or licensure in their home state contact their home state’s Department of Education to verify that the desired program and its graduates will meet the eligibility criteria for those credentials. The website of The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification has a directory of state offices of certification. 


UT Online Admissions: 855.327.5695
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College of Graduate Studies: 419.530.4723
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Last Updated: 7/12/17