UHCL Program Evaluation Professional Development Certificate

Obtain the Necessary Skills to Evaluate Educational Programs

When teachers are able to work at peak performance, the student body reaps the benefits. With a Program Evaluation Professional Development Certificate from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will learn how to determine which educational opportunities deliver the optimal outcomes for your students.

Enhance the Level of Your Teacher Training

Through this UHCL certificate, you will be exposed to important tools that will help you conduct program evaluations for your school district and determine which federal and state grants would best serve your district. These methodologies and practices include critical quantitative and qualitative research, as well data analysis and report writing.
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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final and Session Start* - August 27

  • Spring 2019

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 14
    Final and Session Start* - January 22

  • Summer 2019
    New Degree Seeking - May 1
    Priority* - May 28
    Final, Summer I* - June 10
    Final, Summer II* - July 15
  • Fall 2019
    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 12
    Final and Session Start* - August 26

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.

UHCL Program Evaluation Professional Development Certificate Faculty

Carol Carman
Carol Carman

Carol Carman

Associate Professor of Educational Research ,

Contact number: 281-283-3606
Email: Carman@uhcl.edu
Office: 1125-6

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Rene Lastrapes
Renée  E. Lastrapes

Renée E. Lastrapes

Assistant Professor of Education Research and Assessment,

Contact number: 281-283-3566
Email: Lastrapes@uhcl.edu
Office: 1111-5

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Michelle Peters
Michelle Peters

Michelle Peters

Associate Professor of Research and Applied Statistics-Program Coordinator, Educational Foundations/Research ,

Contact number: 202-321-3752
Email: petersm@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-10

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Amy Orange

Amy Orange

Assistant Professor of Qualitative Research,

Contact number: 281-283-3512
Email: Orange@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-13

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