Graduate Education Goals

The university's graduate education goals are to prepare graduates who:

  1. integrate the values of mercy, justice, and hospitality in their scholarly activity and professional work;
  2. demonstrate leadership and service to their communities and professions;
  3. advocate responsible ethical decision-making and behavior;
  4. think independently and creatively, using evidence-based research;
  5. demonstrate cultural competence and the ability to consider global perspectives within their communities and professions;
  6. value and foster effective oral, written, and technological communication within their communities and professions;
  7. incorporate current technologies to enhance communication and professional practice; and,
  8. pursue life-long learning and continued professional growth.