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College of Education Certificates

Graduate Certificates

Evaluation and Assessment


The College of Education 15-credit Evaluation and Assessment certificate prepares professionals in the public and private sector to evaluate and assess program outcomes in educational, non-profit and for profit sectors. This certificate allows students to focus on both evaluation and assessment and will be particularly valuable to professionals from public and private sector, who are interested in examining programmatic outcomes, and educators and school administrators, who wish to enhance their assessment capabilities. 

This Program is available entirely online.


Jill Lohmeier Ph.D.
O'Leary Library - 525
Phone: 978-934-4617

Suggested Degree Pathway for the Graduate Certificate in Evaluation and Assessment

Total 15 credit hours:
Required Courses (Total # of courses required = 4)
Course #Course NameCr.
EDUC.6076Data Management and Visualization (quantitative)3
EDUC.7040Qualitative Research3
Assessment of Learning OR
Measurement & Evaluation
Program Evaluation 3

Elective (One elective form the list below)

Elective Course Choices (Total courses required = 1)
Course #Course NameCr.
EDUC.5280Assessment of Reading and language Disabilities3
EDUC.7101Qualitative Research: Advanced Topics in Analysis3
EDUC.7130Research Writing Seminar
EDUC.7430Program Evaluation: Advanced Topics
EDUC.5590Introduction to Education Special Topics
EDUC.5593Research and Evaluation or analysis course as approved by advisor
XXXX.XXXXOr Other methodology or analysis course as approved by advisor