The Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation is designed for those who are working with educational and youth-serving organizations – including K-12 schools of all types, as well as non-profits and other related organizations. This certificate gives you expertise in using data to evaluate the programs and make strategic decisions on future curriculum direction.
Time to Complete: 8 months – 4 courses in two summer sessions, and one more course in Fall semester ending in December
Credits: 5 courses totaling 13 credits
Take the next step in your career. This certificate is used to enhance your skills and marketability for a career in an educational or youth-serving organization. The program evaluation skills developed in this program are excellent for teachers and administrators at all types of schools, as well as for those in youth-serving non-profit organizations. Earning this certificate recognizes you as a member of the CSU alumni community; an institution with measurable notability in the education space.
|EDB 572||Statistics for Health and Human Services||3 Credits|
|EDB 711*||Educational Evaluation & Innovation||3 Credits|
|EDB 715||Applied Programming & Data Analysis with Statistical Software||2 Credits|
|UST 510||Proposal Writing||4 Credits|
|EDB 620||Psychology of the Adolescent Learners||3 Credits|
|EDU 701*||Advanced Research Design||2 Credits|
*EDB 601 or equivalent (an introductory research course) is a prerequisite for these courses.
Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for the Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation in Educational and Youth-Serving Organizations.
It is highly recommended that EDB 601: Educational Research be completed before taking the program courses.
For program information contact:
Dr. Hamlen Mansour
Department of Curriculum & Foundations
Cleveland State University
2485 Euclid Avenue, JH 376
Cleveland, OH 44115
In this certificate program, you will learn about basic statistics and data presentation, program evaluation, use of statistical software to analyze data and present information, and a choice between grant writing or advanced research design and human development.
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