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The Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation is not currently accepting new students for a cohort. Please contact Dr. Meghan Kahn at mckahn@ius.edu for information regarding when the next cohort will be assembled.

Are you working or seeking employment in a psychology-related field and wish to move up to an administrative position?

Our graduate certificate in program leadership and evaluation prepares you to succeed in a variety of administrative roles in psychology or other fields. Courses will provide insights into how organizations work, how to work effectively in group settings, how to locate funding and how to develop and assess the performance of institutional programs.

Required Courses

The graduate certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation (PLE) will require five classes for a total of 15 credit hours.  The courses listed below are 3 credit hours and require a minimum grade of a B- unless otherwise noted.

Group Dynamics and Organizational Psychology

  • PSY-P 509 - Group Behavior and Processes, OR
  • PSY-P 505 - Organizational Psychology

Grant and Professional Writing

  • LBST-D 512 - Social Sciences Electives - Grant Writing

Professional Skills

  • PSY-P 511 - Seminar in Professional Skills

Communication Skills

  • SPCH-S 440 - Organizational Communication, OR
  • PSY-P 521 - Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Program Evaluation

  • LBST-D 512 - Social Sciences Electives - Methods of Survey Research

Admissions Process

The Graduate Certificate in Program Leadership and Evaluation is not currently accepting new students for a cohort. Please contact Dr. Meghan Kahn at mckahn@ius.edu for information regarding when the next cohort will be assembled.

To be admitted to the certificate program, applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of educational goals
  • Documentation of undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better

Applicants will also interview with the PLE faculty coordinator, Meghan Kahn Ph.D.

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For more information, contact Dr. Meghan Kahn, Associate Professor of Psychology.

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Meghan C. Kahn Ph.D.

Dean, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Crestview Hall 140
Phone: (812) 941-2391
mckahn@ius.edu

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Indiana University Southeast

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New Albany, IN 47150
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