Provide Insightful and Useful Information about Children to help Them Develop their Full Potential

children learning with blocksThe School of Education, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and UAB eLearning are working together to offer you a graduate level certification in School Psychometry. This program is designed for individuals with a master’s level professional educator certificate in a teaching field or a master’s level professional educator certificate in another area of instructional support. In order to be eligible for this program, you must hold a master's degree and have two years, full-time, satisfactory educational experience.

Experience-based learning can equip you with relevant knowledge and skills that can lead you to an exciting career. This learning is powerful and occurs throughout our programs as we partner with schools and agencies to prepare psychometrists for the twenty-first century. Innovative course delivery and programs are the hallmark of the work of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. As a part of this program, you will become an integral part of a great research university with global vision.

Help Determine the Best Path for a Child or Adult through Appropriate Testing

Test scores that you will provide will assist in making important decisions for the future of the children and adults you will serve. Results of your testing can help determine the existence of a learning disability, of proper academic placement, and of need for further therapeutic intervention. You will become an integral part of the decision making process for those you assist.

UAB’s Department of Curriculum & Instruction faculty is internationally and nationally recognized, providing expertise in their respective disciplines. Through teaching, scholarship, and service, faculty contribute to the development of dynamic teachers and educational communities in a global society. This online program is taught by the same faculty who achieved such impressive recognition.

What Career Opportunities Would I Have?

Once you complete the Certification in School Psychometry Program, you will be eligible to apply to the Alabama State Department of Education for a Class A Certification in School Psychometry.

These are some of the careers in which graduates of our Certification Program in Psychometry have been successful:

  • School Psychometrist
  • Administrator
  • Consultant
  • Business Owner
  • Psychometrist
  • Psychologist/Psychometrist

Should I Apply?

You should apply if you are an individual who wants to help students and adults. If you want to play a key role in the decision making process of the future direction of individuals, this program is for you! Remember that you must have a master’s level professional educator certificate in a teaching field or a master’s level professional educator certificate in another area of instructional support in order to qualify for the program.

This program was designed to ensure that a quality program is available to pre-service and in-service educators who may be unable to attend class during traditional class hours. Earning a Graduate Certificate in Psychometry will change your world! UAB has a user-friendly virtual campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning technology-proficient online students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!

What Can UAB Offer Me?

You will receive immediate benefits as a UAB student and eventually as an alumnus. You will be proud to say that you are a UAB student because UAB is a world class institution recognized all over the world for excellence in research, service and innovation.

You will have immediate access to The Sterne Library which houses more than one million items. Sterne also provides electronic access to the contents of more than 35,044 serials and 72,000 electronic books.

UAB is such a special place. What do you want to know today? Let us help you change your world!

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