M.S. Application Process


Below you will find the application process for the M.S. specialization in Educational Statistics and Measurement. Please note that certain materials must be received by the Graduate School, while others are sent directly to the Department of Educational Psychology.

The application process consists of two parts: A) Applying to the UWM Graduate School and B) Applying to the Department of Educational Psychology.


A. To the UWM Graduate School

1. Complete the Graduate School Application Form, which may be obtained from the Graduate School online at http://www.graduateschool.uwm.edu/students/prospective/apply/. The completed application form and fee must be submitted to the Graduate School Office-Mitchell Hall, Room 261, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 53201.


2. Two copies of official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate credits the applicant has accumulated to date at other institutions of higher learning must be submitted to the Graduate School. It is the applicant's responsibility to arrange for this to be done. Note: Admission applications cannot be processed until all official transcripts have been received by the Graduate School.


3. The Graduate School application also requires a Statement of Reasons for Graduate Study. Applicants are required to articulate their research interests and goals and their intent to specialize in Educational Statistics and Measurement.


Send materials to:

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Graduate School Office
P.O. Box 340
Milwaukee, WI 53201
http://www.graduateschool.uwm.edu/


B. To the Department of Educational Psychology (Educational Statistics and Measurement Committee)

1. Have letters of recommendation sent to the Department of Educational Psychology. Recommendations must be forwarded directly by the writers to the Educational Psychology. Please submit letters of recommendation from three appropriate persons that can comment meaningfully and knowledgeably on the likelihood that you can successfully complete an advanced scholarly program of study for the M.S. degree.


2. Finally, send a copy of your Statement of Reasons for Graduate Study to the Department of Educational Psychology. If you have not already done so (in your Statement to the Graduate School) please articulate your research interests and goals, your intent to specialize in Educational Statistics and Measurement and list any faculty members that you are interested in working with.


Send materials to:

Educational Statistics and Measurement M.S. Committee
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413


Ph.D. Application Process


Below you will find the application process for the doctoral specialization in Educational Statistics and Measurement. Please note that certain materials must be received by the Graduate School, while others are sent directly to the Department of Educational Psychology. For more detailed information, please reference the Ph.D. Handbook.

The application process consists of two parts: A) Applying to the UWM Graduate School and B) Applying to the Department of Educational Psychology.


A. To the UWM Graduate School

1. Applicants must complete the Graduate School Application Form online at graduateschool.uwm.edu. Click on "Apply for Admission" and follow the instructions. Note: The Graduate School recommends applying one year in advance.


2. One copy of official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate credits (if any) the applicant has accumulated to date at other institutions of higher learning must be submitted to the Graduate School. It is the applicant's responsibility to arrange for this to be done. Note: Admission applications cannot be processed until all official transcripts have been received by the Graduate School.


3. Request that an official copy of your GRE scores be sent to the Graduate School (Institution Code 1473 for the paper-based test). Scores more than five years old will not be considered. The GRE must be taken before completing the graduate school application. Score reporting options are provided at the time of testing. If you wish to obtain a copy of scores from a previous administration of the GRE, you can request scores by contacting Educational Testing Services at 1-888-GRE-SCORE.


4. Finally, the Graduate School application also requires a "Statement of Reasons for Graduate Study." Applicants are urged to take special care in describing long range goals, how they see themselves fitting into UWM's program, which has an urban and multicultural emphasis, and relating experiences which influenced their decision to pursue counseling.


Send materials to:

Graduate School Office
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
P.O. Box 340
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0340
http://graduateschool.uwm.edu/


B. To the Department of Educational Psychology (Educational Statistics and Measurement Specialization)

1. Have letters of recommendation sent to the department. Recommendations must be sent directly by the authors in signed, sealed envelopes; the letters themselves must also be signed. We must receive hard copies with original signatures: copied, faxed, or digitized letters will not be accepted. Please submit letters of recommendation from three appropriate persons that can comment meaningfully and knowledgeably on the likelihood that you can successfully complete an advanced scholarly program of study for the Ph.D. degree. It is helpful if the majority of references are written by college/university faculty. At least one reference must be from an academic source. In any case, select people who can comment with confidence on your academic qualifications. Be sure references are as recent as possible, ordinarily no more than one year old.


2. Send a copy of your Statement of Reasons for Graduate Study to the department. Be sure to indicate you are applying for the Educational Statistics and Measurement Specialization. If you have not already done so (in your Statement to the Graduate School) please articulate your research interests and goals, your intent to specialize in Educational Statistics and Measurement and list any faculty members that you are interested in working with.


Send materials to:

Educational Statistics and Measurement Ph.D. Admissions
Department of Educational Psychology, SOE
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413