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    May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

MPA 8090 - Program Evaluation


Continuously improving the services and programs of public agencies and nonprofits is critical to their ongoing success as organizations. Truly understanding what is happening in a program, service or organization of the social or governmental sector is important to help managers and leaders to improve those programs, services, and organizations. The methodologies and tools of research and program evaluation are the means to this understanding. This course investigates the principal methodologies of research: quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. It also considers the methods employed by each to capture and utilize data.

Credits: 4