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Program Evaluation and Assessment

University of Michigan-Dearborn

M.A.
12 months
Duration
1315 USD/credit
1315 USD/credit
745 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Program Evaluation and Assessment program of University of Michigan-Dearborn trains students to conduct meaningful assessment in education and healthcare settings.

Overview

The Program Evaluation and Assessment program of University of Michigan-Dearborn is designed to prepare students for positions in assessment and evaluation particularly in educational settings or healthcare organizations. With an increasing emphasis on accountability, the demand for assessment and program evaluation is high in many fields. The curriculum will provide students with the knowledge and experience to understand theories, issues, and approaches in assessment and program evaluation; develop and administer formative and summative assessments and evaluation instruments, and analyze and interpret assessment or evaluation results for evidence-based decision making. Students in this program will develop these skills and knowledge with a choice of a concentration in either education or health.

The UM-Dearborn M.A. in Program Evaluation and Assessment is differentiated from other Michigan institutions in that it uniquely combines assessment and program evaluation with a concentration in either education or health. The program will develop leaders who understand how issues of assessment and evaluation impact both schools and communities. Graduates will be equipped to handle the complexities of research design encountered in evaluations in institutional/organizational settings.

What will I learn?

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Program Evaluation and Assessment program will become proficient in:

  • Designing and implementing formative and summative evaluations
  • Applying evaluation theory and diverse approaches in places of practice
  • Gathering, analyzing, interpreting, and using multiple data sources to make data-evidenced decisions
  • Understanding the types of requests from stakeholders in both formal and informal settings to know how to use a range of evaluation methods for assessing and furthering organizational goals

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Research
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research
  • Qualitative Research Seminar
  • Survey Research and Design
  • Program Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 3.0 GPA or higher on submitted transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    745 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 745 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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