|Faculty:||Education and Social Sciences
|Field of Study:||Educational Evaluation and Research
|Description:||The University of Ottawa Graduate Diploma in Program Evaluation is offered, in French and in English, as an interdisciplinary program through the collaboration of the Faculty of Education and the School of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The program is housed in the Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services, which is jointly sponsored by the two faculties.
The objective of the graduate diploma is to offer advanced training in program evaluation to individuals in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. Program evaluation involves the use of social science methods to inform the development and improvement of programs, organizations, and public policies. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the necessary competencies to enable them to conduct independent program evaluations of high quality. The diploma is offered in English and in French.