Why get a graduate certificate in assessment and evaluation?
The assessment and evaluation graduate certificate is designed for professionals in education who want to gain expertise in understanding and improving teaching, learning and educational programming. You’ll learn to design, develop and use educational tests,and to collect, analyze and interpret test data. You’ll explore a range of evaluation methods for analyzing the significance of data, the development of students and the success of program goals. You’ll be introduced to research methods and have the opportunity to research an issue in education in detail. Finally, you’ll learn the skills necessary for synthesizing information for decision-making in educational reform and policy.
Why get your assessment and evaluation certificate at UNH?
You can acquire expertise in assessment and evaluation efficiently and affordably at UNH—this post-baccalaureate certificate may be completed in one year and costs less than a two-year master's program. All courses are offered online,which provides schedule flexibility for working students. Mentorship is provided by faculty who are experts in their fields. Professionals in a variety of educational fields can benefit from this graduate certificate program, including teachers, administrators, social workers, psychologists and nonprofit educators.
Potential career areas
- Assessment management
- Curriculum design
- District administration
- Educational testing administration
- Guidance counseling
- Museum education
- Program evaluation
- School administration