Program Evaluation Certificate (Warner) PEV

(as of )(This program is no longer used for new students or graduates.)

Course requirements

This program includes a total of 12 credits. When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed program plan for Program Evaluation Certificate (Warner) PEV

Program Core   

Evaluation Theory and Methods
ED520 Program Evaluation
ED521 Advanced Program Evaluation

Data Collection and Analysis
ED524 Survey Design (1 credit)
ED528 Using Quantitative Data Analysis Software (1 credit)
ED525 Interview and Focus Group Techniques (1 credit)
ED545 Program Evaluation Practicum


Highly Recommended Courses for Quantitative and Qualitative Competence Include:
EDE404 Basics in Applied Quantitative Analysis
ED507 Qualitative Research Methods
ED504 Quantitative Research Methods
ED505 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
ED527 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods

Students are also encouraged to take any (all) of the following:
EDU446 Entrepreneurial Skills for Educators
EDU447 Grant Writing and Other Funding Strategies for Educators
ED529 Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software (1 credit)


1. Prerequisite: General research methods course
2. Students must earn a B- (or better) in each class to remain in the program
3. Participation in ED521 Advanced Program Evaluation is contingent upon successful (B or better) completion of ED520 Program Evaluation
4. The program must be completed within three years
5. Certificate course credits may be considered for transfer to a graduate degree program at the Warner School after the student is officially admitted to the degree program. Please contact the individual degree program for information on course transfer