Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations

Program Evaluation Certificate

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Why Choose the Program Evaluation Certificate?

A Program Evaluation Certificate program is available through the College of Education and Human Services at Wright State University, Leadership Studies in Education and Human Services department.

Are you interested in developing skills and working knowledge of theories, models and current demands regarding program evaluation theory and implementation? Consider the Program Evaluation Certificate Program at Wright State University!

This Wright State Certificate Program is designed to be relevant for all forms of evaluation from both a program director’s perspective and an evaluator’s perspective. Those who complete the prescribed coursework in this certificate program will have achieved advanced competencies in understanding, designing and implementing program evaluations.

We know that the demand for program evaluation continues to increase. Not only do strategic plans for existing systems include regular program evaluation but also grant funding proposals require a program evaluation plan to be included. That is why this certificate is useful for government, for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Contact Information

For program specific questions and curriculum related questions:

Dr. Suzanne Franco, Program Evaluation Certificate Director
455 Allyn Hall
(937) 775-3673 

Academics and Curriculum

View Program Evaluation Certificate program information and degree requirements in the University Catalog.


Admission Requirements

At a minimum, applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited University and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Wright State University graduate degree-seeking students are also eligible to apply for the certificate provided they complete the required courses and provide evidence of completing qualitative and quantitative research methods course in the last 5 years.

Admission Process


Apply to Graduate School as a non-degree student or a graduate student.

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