University of Wisconsin–Madison

Graduate Program Assessment

At UW-Madison, every academic program, including general education, must have an active assessment plan in place. Program assessment plans should:

Assessment Plan Guidelines

For guidance on developing or refining graduate program assessment plans, please see the following guidelines. The Graduate School and Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR) also provide campus data for assessment of learning outcomes and data for context about graduate programs.

Find Academic Program Outcomes

View student learning outcomes for each UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate academic program in The Guide. Click on the program of your choosing to find its outcomes.

Basic Assessment Planning Guide and Templates

Example Assessment Plans