What’s New: Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation

26th August 2016

What’s New at IU Southeast?

Our new graduate certificate in program leadership and evaluation gives interested students the opportunity to continue their education and expand their skills in preparation for successful careers in psychology-related fields.

When is it offered?

Beginning fall 2016

What does it look like?

The certificate requires that students take five graduate-level courses for a total of 15 credit hours in the following skill domains:

  • Group dynamics and organizational psychology
  • Grant and professional writing
  • Professional skills
  • Communication skills
  • Program evaluation

Who should check it out?

If you have an undergraduate degree and are working in a psychology-related field, or are seeking employment in a psychology-related field, this certificate is for you. The psychology faculty designed the certificate to prepare you to succeed and move on to administrative positions in a variety of fields.

What can you do with a graduate certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation?

The new certificate was developed in response to the results of a survey of local nonprofit and governmental employers that revealed a strong desire for graduate expertise in these two areas. Examples of careers that make use of these advanced skillsets include social and community service manager, administrative service manager, medical and health services manager.

Words of wisdom

“The best way to take your career to the next level is to expand your skill set. That is what this concentration is designed to do.”

—Dr. Deborah Finkel, director of the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program

Learn more:

For further information, contact Dr. Diane E. Wille, psychology program coordinator at dwille@ius.edu or 812 941 2300.

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