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Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street 
Hays, KS 67601 
Phone: 785-628-4291 
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU 
Fax: 785-628-4037
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Certificate in Grant Proposal Writing and Program Evaluation

Grants from government and private sources provide important supplemental funding to schools, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and many other social service agencies. FHSU's Department of Sociology and Social Work is pleased to offer one of the few undergraduate grant proposal writing and program evaluation programs in the nation. The skills you develop through this certificate program can increase your employment potential greatly as employers recognize the considerable value and financial benefit of well-trained grant proposal writers.

Required Courses:

  • SOC 670 Grant Proposal Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 673 Program Development and Evaluation (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 677 Internship in Grant Proposal Development (3 Credit Hours)


Please note: it is the responsibility of the student to inform the coordinator of the certificate program that he or she has completed the certificate requirements. Your certificate will not be awarded until you have completed the requirements and informed your coordinator of same. To ensure there is enough time to process your certificate, please inform your coordinator by the 21st day of the semester in which the certificate is to be awarded.

In order to verify certificate completion, the student must go into his/her TigerTracks account, where the unofficial transcript can be found. Simply highlight and copy the portions of the unofficial transcript that lists the courses necessary to meet the certificate requirements. The student may then paste that copied text that is his/her unofficial transcript into an e-mail message to the certificate coordinator. The student's e-mail note to the coordinator should begin with an expression of the certificate(s) earned, followed by the unofficial transcript.

Contact Information

Dr. Keith Campbell
Fort Hays State University
Rarick Hall 354
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: (785) 628-5840
Web: Sociology

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