The Certificate in Assessment & Evaluation provides the skills and knowledge to design, develop, implement, and analyze a broad range of assessment systems; evaluate teaching, learning and educational programming; and develop multiple strategies to synthesize and use data for decision-making purposes.
Embedded in each of the courses is an emphasis on the role of broader policy contexts in assessment, evaluation, and decision-making. The intended audience of this certificate may comprise of professionals in education, broadly defined. This includes public and private school teachers; administrators, district office staff, psycholgy, social work, and family studies professionals; nonprofit professionals including museum educators; and those interested in a career change. This post-baccalaureate certificate can be finished in academic one year through completion of four four-credit courses, three required courses and one elective.