Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Organizational Evaluation Certificate


This certificate program prepares students for roles as evaluators and change agents in a range of organizations such as schools and school districts and non-profit agencies.  Evaluation refers to a systematic process that involves collecting data about organizations and their programs for enhancing knowledge and decision making to promote organizational learning and development.  This graduate-level certificate program is ideal for current students and professionals who are looking for career opportunities in, or are currently employed in, school districts, social service organizations, private foundations, research firms, and human resources or training departments.

Program benefits

Upon the completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

  • Understand evaluation as a field of professional practice.
  • Conduct all aspects of a systematic inquiry, utilizing a variety of research practices, as relevant to substantive area.
  • Engage in reflective practice.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal competence.

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