Agnes Scott College

Agnes Scott College

Evaluation and Assessment Methods

Address:

141 East College Avenue

Decatur, GA 30030

United States

Phone:

1-404-471-6252

Fax:

1-404-471-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Evaluation and Assessment Methods

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Agnes Scott College Evaluation and Assessment Methods graduate certificate program prepares students to be leaders in professional and public fields that require advanced evaluation skills. The Evaluation and Assessment Methods program provides students with the principles and experience necessary to develop effective evaluation and assessment plans across a range of applications, including public health, education, environmental sustainability, technology and diversity initiatives. Through courses that focus on evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and project management, students learn how to use established and emerging methods to gather information required for programmatic decision-making and to engage with the most pressing challenges of their times. Drawing on Agnes Scott’s liberal arts tradition, the program emphasizes the importance of crafting innovative approaches to address social and intellectual challenges and utilizing an interdisciplinary “toolkit” of quantitative and qualitative methods.

Features:

5 courses in as little as 9 months

No GRE requirement

Co-educational, face-to-face classes

High quality, accessible faculty

Competitive tuition, grants available

Convenient schedules for the working professional

Full and part-time options

Benefits:

  • Develop evaluation skills to establish yourself as a “go-to” resource and advance your career
  • Improve your ability to win grants in a funding climate in which donors increasingly require grant seekers to submit evaluation plans
  • Build your network of colleagues in Georgia who conduct evaluation research

 

Accreditation:

Agnes Scott College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the commission at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Agnes Scott College.

International Student Requirements:

In addition to meeting specific requirements for each degree program, international students must meet the following additional requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Graduates of foreign schools of higher learning must be able to document their degree as being the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree awarded by an accredited United States college or university. International applicants, regardless of their country of origin or their native language, must have their foreign credentials evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (naces.org), such as World Education Services (wes.org). Each evaluation must include the following: course-by-course description, documenting equivalence to a regionally accredited U.S. baccalaureate degree (or number of years toward completion) and grade point average.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 15

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 900 USD

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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