Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation Program

Admission to the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Evaluation program is currently suspended.

If you are interested in postgraduate studies in evaluation, please consider our College of Education and Human Development programs in Evaluation, Measurement, and Research. Contact Drs. Miron or Harnar for more information.


The IDPE continues to offer the same courses and experiences while using a combination of synchronous and asynchronous methods on WMU's advanced online learning platform during the COVID pandemic. Contact our staff for any questions you may have about available courses.

IDPE alumna Dr. Brandy Brown was recently named climate and energy advisor to lead the charge on climate change in the State by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. You can also read about her IDPE experience.

IDPE graduate Dr. Tererai Trent was named Oprah Winfrey's all-time favorite guest. Oprah donated $1.5 million to Trent's home village to build and support a new school. Read about the Matau Primary School Project in Zimbabwe and purchase Dr. Trent's new book The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams.