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M.A. in OLPD: Evaluation Studies (ES) Program Curriculum (Plan B & Plan A)

Plan B Curriculum

Plan A Curriculum

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ES Plan B Curriculum

Program Core (9 credits)

Research Design and Methods (6 credits minimum)

Related Fields (6 credits outside ES)

The master’s degree requires at least 6 semester credits be taken outside the ES program track that directly relate to the student’s area of study. Courses should be selected in consultation with the adviser and should constitute a solid coursework foundation for the student’s thesis. These courses may include additional methods courses taught outside the department.

Electives (6-7 credits)

Coursework related to the student's specialization, selected in consultation with the adviser. This will total 6-7 credits for students in the one-year or two-year program. These may be OLPD or outside courses.

Colloquium Paper (3-6 credits)

Total of 120 hours of work required. Students in the two-year program must take 3 or more credits of OLPD 5095. Students in the one-year program must take a total of 6 cr of OLPD 5087 or OLPD 5095 over 3 semesters with adviser approval (three of those credits will count towards the Electives requirement).

Total Plan B ES Credits=30-32 credits


ES Plan A Curriculum

Program Core (6 credits)

Research Design and Methods (6 credits minimum)

Related Fields (6 credits outside ES)

The master’s degree requires at least 6 semester credits to be taken outside the ES program track that directly relate to the student’s area of study. These courses should be selected in consultation with the adviser and should constitute a solid coursework foundation for the student’s thesis. These courses may include additional methods courses taught outside the department.

Such as:

Electives (3 credits minimum)

At least 3 credits selected in consultation with adviser to meet 31-32 total credit requirement.

Thesis Credits (10 credits)

Total Plan A ES Credits=31-32 credits

Revised August 22, 2016