The 14 credit certificate in Evaluation Studies will provide students with a foundation in several theories of evaluation, professional and ethical considerations, project management, team and client communication, and data collection and analysis. The application and practicum courses will provide focus on applications of evaluation concepts and processes.
Courses and modules may be taken for professional development or credit toward the certificate. Credit earned may be applied toward the Master of Science in Applied Psychology. Individual modules may be taken in any order and are offered concurrently. Capstone Practicum course provides real world experience. Full courses are offered on a semester schedule. In order to receive course credit, all modules in the course must be completed; for example to receive credit for PSYC 720 modules A - K must be completed. All courses and modules are delivered online. Prerequisites: completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Certificate Requirements (14 Credits)
Introduction to Evaluation and Institutional Research (2 credits)
Individuals enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the certificate in order to enroll in the practicum course.
A graduate level certificate in Evaluation Studies will be awarded to those students who are on full academic standing per graduate school policies 2.2.3 (cumulative GPA of 3.0) and have met all of the certificate requirements. The certificate program advisor will certify that all requirements have been met. The credits will be transcripted and the individual will receive a printed certificate from the UW-Stout Registrar