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The mission of the Measurement, Quantitative Methods, and Learning Sciences (MQM-LS) doctoral program is to advance scientific knowledge and help address significant societal problems and the needs of diverse learners through the development and application of learning theory and state-of-the-art quantitative research methods.

Program Values

Excellence: Developing innovative learning theories, instructional methods (e.g., technology in classrooms), psychological models, and cutting-edge measurement and statistical analysis methods to advance scientific discovery and applying rigorous quantitative research methods to help address significant societal problems and the needs of diverse learners within a metropolitan context.

Student Success: Fostering faculty-student mentoring relationships and providing instruction in learning theory and rigorous, state-of-the-art quantitative research methods that prepare future professionals to become leaders in developing and applying quantitative research methods to help address significant societal problems and the needs of diverse learners.

Outreach: Conducting basic and applied research to understand and improve socio-emotional, behavioral, psychological, and learning outcomes (e.g., STEM) within a diverse metropolitan context, especially for populations facing educational disparities (e.g., students with limited English proficiency or mathematics learning disabilities, and delinquent and court-involved students).

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The Measurement, Quantitative and Learning Sciences doctoral program is a member of UH's Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences department.

Program Director: Dr. Weihua Fan

UH College of Education
Stephen Power Farish Hall
3657 Cullen Blvd., Room 491
Houston, TX 77204-5023

Undergraduate: coeug@uh.edu or 713-743-5000
Graduate: coegrad@central.uh.edu or 713-743-7676
General: coecomm@uh.edu or 713-743-5010

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