Program Overview

American University's online Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation provides the skills to systematically collect, analyze and use data to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of programs. Graduates of this program are prepared to help meet the critical organizational need to establish evaluation, monitoring and reporting systems to demonstrate the impacts of programs, projects and policies.

This degree will prepare you for work in roles leading evaluation, monitoring and reporting of projects, programs and policies in environments that include government agencies, universities, nonprofit organizations, and corporations and businesses. Typical roles could include director of evaluation, research and evaluation analyst, evaluation scientist, head of evaluation, senior research associate, and other related technical positions across a wide range of industries.

93 percent of American University students with graduate degrees find jobs or go on to further studies within six months of graduation.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Resume. Statement of purpose. Phone Interview. Two letters of recommendation. Transcripts.

    School Overview

    At American University, smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. The University's strengths in international service and public affairs inspire a sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity; and is defined by a global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

    American University is a private, college-centered research university located in the nation’s capital. It was chartered by the United States Congress in 1893 to build public service, and is now home to a prestigious faculty, guest speakers and visiting world leaders who are influential practitioners and prominent thought leaders.

    Join us in creating new opportunities for yourself while you help create a better world. Become part of the network of ambitious achievers, compassionate leaders and socially aware citizens at American University. 

    Online Student Experience
    American University online programs are delivered through a format that’s convenient, flexible and portable. Like on-campus, students talk about their coursework and current issues with classmates, ask instructors questions and turn in assignments, but it’s all done via email, discussion boards, instant messaging and more.

    Online courses at American University are as rigorous and challenging as their on-campus counterparts, and taught by the same connected faculty members, influential guest speakers and prominent lecturers. Interaction and communication with instructors and fellow students are essential components of the programs and academic success. 

    Online students have access to many support resources including new student orientation, a 24x7 help desk for technical issues, a student services coordinator, financial aid advisers and more.

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