The nine-credit program consists of four courses, including a project practicum where students work with their own organizations and present a final paper based on organizational project experience and learning.
This cohort-based program is appropriate for entry to mid-career professionals in the greater Washington, DC, area who work with international nongovernmental organizations, government agencies, bilateral institutions, and other academic and community organizations.
The program provides students with competencies in the following areas:
International development project design
Monitoring and evaluation methods
Quantitative and qualitative research methods for field-based monitoring and evaluation
Historical contexts and critiques of monitoring and evaluation
Innovations and the practice of impact evaluation for organizational learning
Management of monitoring and evaluation functions and teams
The program will include opportunities to learn monitoring and evaluation techniques that are connected to specific sectors and are connected to the values of the organizations, including health, economic development, gender, youth, environment, education, and government
Taught by full-time and senior practitioner faculty, SIT’s Monitoring and Evaluation Certificate utilizes SIT’s experiential learning pedagogy, offers cohort-based learning, intercultural sensitivity, global leadership and professional skills, and an inclusive method of engagement and learning.
World Learning’s academic programs offered through SIT (founded as the School for International Training) are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of SIT. Individuals may also contact: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803; 781 425-7714
SIT Graduate Institute is a member of the Windham Higher Education Cooperative, a consortium of six higher education institutions with a presence in Windham County, Vermont. In addition to SIT, the cooperative includes Marlboro College, Landmark College, Vermont Technical College, Union Institute, and the Community College of Vermont.