Program Evaluation Graduate Certificate – deadline to apply is April 30

Program Evaluation graduate certificate

The deadline to apply to the UFV Program Evaluation graduate certificate is fast approaching. To be considered for the program you must complete your application by April 30, 2019.

The Program Evaluation graduate certificate is delivered entirely online and consists of four courses offered over two years.

The program equips you with hands-on skills to conduct an objective assessment of projects, policies, or programs, to determine their relevance, success, and cost-effectiveness.

UFV’s Program Evaluation graduate certificate is recognized by the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) and gives you the option to continue your studies at Royal Roads University to earn a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Interested? Classes begin in September 2019. Application deadline is April 30, 2019.

Please feel free to reach out at if you have questions or would like to discuss your options.

Entrance requirements

All applicants must:

  1. Have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a professional or social science discipline (e.g., public administration, sociology, criminal justice, social work, education, business administration, or economics).
  2. Have acquired professional experience.
  3. Have successfully completed an undergraduate course in research methodology and an introductory-level statistics course, or agree to complete such a course prior to enrolling in the program.
  4. Be able to provide three letters of reference (at least one of which must be from an academic, and at least one of which must be from someone who can speak to the student’s work experience), using the forms provided in the application package.
  5. Submit a resume.
  6. Attend an interview or orientation session, if required.
  7. Meet the Degree/diploma level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.

Required courses

Course Title Credits
PREV 700 The Context of Policy Development and Performance Evaluation 3
PREV 710 Program Evaluation Principles and Processes 4
PREV 720 Evaluation Design and Issues in Program Evaluation I 4
PREV 730 Evaluation Design and Issues in Program Evaluation II 4