PA 680 - Program and Policy Evaluation (3)

(For generalist PA and Health Service Administration Concentration students) This course examines key concepts, methods, and approaches in the field of evaluation research as it applies to public and nonprofit organizations. The three principal types of evaluation, formative, process/implementation, and outcome/impact, will be covered. The skills learned and applied in this course will assist the practitioner in determining the effectiveness of new or existing programs. Students focus on the comprehensive range of activities involved in designing, implementing, and assessing the utility of social programs. Colleges restricted to College of Prof. Studies and Sch of Bus and Prof Studies and School of Business and Sch of Bus and Prof Studies. Restricted to Graduate level; Public Administration majors