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Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics

The Department Of Human Development

Master of Science

Applied Statistics Core Courses (18 points):
The following courses are required (in special circumstances, substitute courses may be approved by an advisor.): 

  • HUDM 4125 Statistical inference (3)
  • HUDM 5126 Linear models and regression analysis (3)*
  • HUDM 6026 Computational statistics (3)
  • HUDM 5150 Statistical Careers, Communications and Capstone (3)
    and at least one of:
  • HUDM 5123 Linear models and experimental design (3)
  • HUDM 6030 Multilevel and longitudinal data analysis (3)
    and at least one of:
  • HUDM 6055 Latent structure analysis (3)
  • HUDM 6122 Multivariate analysis (3)

*Under special circumstances HUDM 5122 may be substituted for HUDM 5126; advisor approval is required. 

Statistics Electives (8 points):

Other advanced statistics courses offered by the program or by other departments/schools of Columbia University may be selected, in consultation with an advisor, to complete the 18-point requirement. Examples of candidate courses include: HUDM 5059, HUDM 5124, HUDM 5130, and HUDM 5133. 

Breadth Requirement (6 points):
At least 6 points must be taken at Teachers College from outside the program in Measurement, Evaluation, and Applied Statistics. Note: A Mathematics Education course satisfies one of the two required breadth courses. 

Culminating Experience: 
A special project that is conducted in consultation with an advisor. Please contact Chanel Harry ( for more information.

Transfer Credit:
For the M.S. degree, no transfer credit is granted for work completed at other universities. 

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