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The online Graduate Certificate in Prevention Program Planning & Evaluation provides graduate students and post-baccalaureate professionals from a variety of disciplines with specialized training in prevention science, including theory, methods, design, implementation, evidence-based practice, and knowledge of evidence-based programs implemented in schools, families, and communities.

This combination of formal education and functional knowledge prepares graduate students and professionals for career advancement in a range of fields that relate to working with individuals and families in the development and evaluation of prevention programming, including working in community agencies, governmental and human services agencies, for-profit and not-for-profit research and advocacy organizations, and at different levels of the educational system, including university-based research and education.

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Prevention Program Planning & Evaluation on the CSU Online website.

Effective Spring 2021

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Courses:
HDFS 545Program Evaluation Methods and Statistics3
HDFS 607Prevention Science Across the Lifespan3
HDFS 608Program Planning and Implementation3
HDFS 609Prevention Program Evaluation3
Program Total Credits:12

 *This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.