Program Evaluation Concentration Program Plan [PDF]

Note: The Program Evaluation concentration is no longer offered. The program plan is available here for continuing students. Prospective students should consider the new Evaluation Research concentration.

What is Program Evaluation?

Many non-profit organizations and government programs require a formal evaluation to secure grants or other funding sources. Evaluators help such organizations improve their programming through the application of social science research methods. Specific skills include program planning and development, needs assessments, measuring program effectiveness and implementation.


How do I know the Program Evaluation concentration is right for me?

You are analytical and enjoy solving real-world problems. You have strong critical thinking skills and enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced setting. You are interested in working with businesses or organizations to help them most effectively and efficiently implement programs or interventions.