American University Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation

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American University

American University is a four year, private university in Washington D.C. With eight schools and over 160 programs including bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, American University students are able to choose a personalized curriculum.

American University Veteran and Military Support

AU offers the following veteran and military support programs:

The university is experienced in filing your benefits because there were 425 American University students who used VA Benefits during the Fall 2018 semester.

AU also has a Veterans' Liaison Network that works to help ensure that AU's student veterans navigate the university successfully to achieve their educational objectives. American University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.

About American University

American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our total fall 2012 enrollment was 13,165, with 6,776 degree-seeking undergraduates, 3,464 degree-seeking graduate students, 1,766 law students, and 1,159 students in nondegree certificate programs, Washington Semester, or AU Abroad.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 46,615
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 21,453
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $2,624
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    NO
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    NO
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
Student Population
  • Student Count
    105
    Undergraduate
    5,355
    Graduate
    606
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    38.6%
    Population
  • Female
    61.4%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    United Methodist
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Program Description
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    We’ll Teach You How to Secure Project Funds & Approvals

    To meet new standards, organizations demand higher accountability for development-project funds and transparency regarding a program’s results. It’s understood now that you’re more likely to receive future funding if you can demonstrate how a program performs. That’s why employees who have specialized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) skills are in demand. This key knowledge helps to assess a project or program’s performance and its lasting impact.

     

    IN JUST 12 TO 15 MONTHS, YOU CAN PROVE PROGRAM PERFORMANCE

    It takes just four courses and 12 to 15 months to gain the skills necessary to advance your career in project monitoring and evaluation. Project managers and program evaluators are needed in nearly every professional industry and sector, including the corporate world, government, global development, and the nonprofit sector. The online Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from American University provides you with the critical skillset necessary to design and implement program-based Monitoring and Evaluation to make a difference within leading sectors.

     

    GREENLIGHT YOUR PROJECTS AND YOUR CAREER

    You’ll utilize specialized, in-demand skills to optimize current projects, recommend new programs with confidence, and advance your career either domestically or abroad.

    • Comprehend and create a Logical Framework (Logframe or Results Framework) for improving the planning, implementation, management, monitoring, and evaluation of projects.
    • Assess monitoring plans, performance evaluation designs, impact evaluation designs, and Evaluation Statements of Work (SOW).
    • Examine and demonstrate the use of qualitative and quantitative tools used to collect data for formative and summative evaluations.
    • Appreciate the role of governance, both of self and others, in data and project evaluation.

     

    AMERICAN SUPPORTS YOUR QUALITY OF EDUCATION

    When you earn your Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation from American University, you will master the nuances of the most current M&E methodologies taught by the industry’s top experts, as well as gain access to:

    • Evaluation practitioners with more than 20 years of experience
    • Guest speakers from all over the world
    • Real-world donor experiences
    • Experience with practical application of impact testing and program evaluation
    • An emerging trends perspective on M&E
    • A course environment that encourages practice under the supervision of practitioner faculty
    • Opportunities to design a LogFrame, Evaluation SOW, and a monitoring and evaluation plan

     

    Those in our certificate program have access to all the same resources as on-campus students, including our Career Directions program, which provides professional development resources for adult learners making career changes or looking to advance their current role. Students have access to a variety of workshops and career coaching sessions.

     

    PREPARE FOR UPPER MANAGEMENT ROLES WITH A MASTER’S DEGREE OPTION

    American University offers a Master of Science in Measurement and Evaluation so you’re prepared to step into analytically demanding roles in upper management. The program consists of just 6 additional courses.