The Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation M.A. program is designed to provide balanced intermediate level graduate training in quantitative methods for students preparing for a variety of positions in government, educational institutions, and private industry. Proximity to Washington, D.C., provides opportunities for students to engage in a variety of academic and professional experiences.

Admissions Deadlines

September 1, 2020 (Spring domestic/international)

November 27, 2020 (Fall domestic) (preferred)**
March 5, 2021 (Fall domestic) (final)

November 13, 2020 (Fall international) (preferred)**
February 5, 2021 (Fall international) (final)

** For consideration of funding, please submit your application by the Fall preferred deadline.

Graduate Admission Requirements

Select an area of interest from the various offerings in the College of Education to determine the admission requirements and deadlines. 

The Graduate School Application portal, gradapply.umd.edu, can be used to apply to UMD and review the status of your application. Graduate faculty in the Academic Department you applied to will review your completed application for graduate admission.

Please note: EDHD requires all applicants to submit official transcripts (hard copies) to: University of Maryland, College Park, Enrollment Services Operation/Graduate Admissions, Room 0130 Mitchell Building, College Park, MD 20742.

Students are required to submit all required documents before submitting their application: CV and Purpose Statement, (3) recommendation letters, transcripts, GRE scores and TOEFL/IELTS/PTE for international graduate students. Due to COVID-19, the Educational Testing Service is temporarily offering the GRE General Test online.

The Graduate School's guide to International Admissions provides an overview on the application, review, and enrollment process for international students.

The Graduate School's list of Frequently Asked Questions is a helpful resource as you navigate the admissions process.

For other questions about the application process, or to check on the completion of your application, please contact:

Judy Foster, Coordinator of Graduate Admissions
Office of Student Services, College of Education
(301) 405-2359

Questions regarding application reviews and decision recommendations should be directed to the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology (HDQM). Please contact:

Jannitta Graham, Coordinator of Graduate Studies
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology
(301) 405-8432

Please contact the Office of Student Services, ed-advising@umd.edu, or (301) 405-2364.

Dr. Gregory R. Hancock, Program Director

EDMS, Benjamin Building, Room 1230D
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1115
Phone: (301) 405-3621 Fax: (301) 314-9245 ghancock@umd.edu