The Graduate Certificate in Evaluation provides an opportunity for graduate students and other professionals to gain a working understanding of contemporary evaluation theory and practice; tools and techniques used in evaluation; standards of quality for professional evaluation practice; evaluation ethics; appropriate evaluation uses; and impact of evaluation on decision making. The certificate is designed to prepare professionals for staff positions in evaluation, in schools or non-school organizations. Participants will be immersed in diverse real-world learning experiences from the beginning of the certificate that meet their specific interest and needs.
The Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus.
Applicants must hold an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in upper-division undergraduate coursework.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
None are required.
13 credit hours (minimum)
EDG 6931 - Foundations of Applied Evaluation (3)
EDF 6941 - Practicum in Measurement, Evaluation and Research (3)
EDG 7931 - Metaevaluation (4)
Select one course
EDF 7477 - Qualitative Research in Education (3)
EDF 6481 - Foundations of Educational Research (3)
EDF 6407 - Statistic Analysis for Educational Research I (4)
EDF 6432 - Foundations of Measurement (3)
Credit toward graduate degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.