M.S.Ed. Program Evaluation
What is Program Evaluation?
"Program evaluation is a systematic method for collecting, analyzing, and using information to answer questions about projects, policies and programs, particularly about their effectiveness and efficiency."*
*Administration for Children and Families (2010) The Program Manager's Guide to Evaluation, Second edition.
- likes working with people and helping them reach their goals?
- has great communication skills and can articulate information to diverse stake holders?
- feels strongly about evidence-based policy?
- can organize technical data in a meaningful way?
See yourself working in...
- government agencies
- human service organizations
- educational policy agencies
- school districts, colleges and universities
- health care facilities
Like to get started in a US News & World Report "Best-Kept Secret Career"?
Program Evaluation at Duquesne University
The master’s degree and certificate programs in Program Evaluation are designed to increase the theoretical understanding of evaluation and enhance skills in evaluation methods. Both the master’s degree and the certificate program are designed for graduate students who work or who expect to work in organizations that require program evaluation activities as part or all of their responsibilities. The majority of students who earn a Program Evaluation master’s degree will pursue or have careers as practitioners, providing clients with evaluation results and reports used for decision making that is related to educational and human-service programs.
Have access to both on-line and evening courses! We seek to accomodate busy and/or working adults who are looking to hone their marketable skills.
25% discount on tuition and fees! For those students enrolling full-time in the program, please visit the University Graduate Admissions website for additional information.