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We offer a master's degree and post-master's certification in School Psychometry. Through our UAB School Psychometry Program, you will master the skills required to administer and analyze the tests used to identify learning disabilities and make recommendations for therapeutic interventions, and academic placement. Your coursework will include advanced tests and measurements, individual, formative, and summative assessment, lifespan human development, and instructional methods. You will also learn to work as part of a team to ensure that children and adults reach their full potential. Moreover, you can take classes online so you can study at your convenience. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in school systems as school psychometrists, consultants, and administrators.

Note: Programs highlighted in blue are offered fully online.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates must have a GPA of at least 2.75 on undergraduate degree in a teaching field OR 3.25 on most recently completed master’s degree in a teaching field or area of instructional support. Candidates also must provide documentation of the following before being admitted to the school psychometry program:

  • Official undergraduate transcripts
  • GRE or MAT-score in the 50th percentile or higher (for Master's program only - not required for Post-Master's Certification)
  • Verification of valid and appropriate Alabama Class B certificate (or higher) or equivalent out of state certificate
  • Negative TB Skin Test results (within last three years)
  • Evidence of Criminal Background Clearance
  • Documentation of Two Years, Full-Time, Satisfactory Educational Experience in an accredited school
  • At least three recommendations
  • Faculty interview