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Graduate Certificate in Program Management and Evaluation – Online

Project Management and Evaluation

Successfully Develop and Execute M&E Plans

American University’s online Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation provides you with the core competencies critical to making a measurable difference in the social impact sector. Used to assess and evaluate a project’s performance as well as its lasting impact, this unique discipline has increasingly become a critical managerial function in multiple leadership roles.

Experts who excel in monitoring and evaluation are not only in high demand but many organizations, both nonprofit and for-profit, are actively recruiting them.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate, you will have the high-level skills to master:

  • M&E’s importance as it relates to program management, outputs, outcomes, impacts, sustainability, plus positive funder and stakeholder relations
  • How to determine appropriate M&E methods for a particular project
  • The similarities, differences and use of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches
  • How to construct a LogFrame and Performance Monitoring Plan, including identifying relevant indicators, data sources and risks
  • How to foster positive funding and stakeholder relations
  • The varying requirements of major funders
  • The challenges associated with collecting PM&E data in developing countries


To learn more about American University’s online Graduate Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation, call us toll free at 855-725-7614, or click here.

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