Graduate Student Learning Outcomes
Charter College of Education
Graduate Student Learning Outcomes for All Graduate Degree Programs
 Graduate students demonstrate mastery of the body of knowledge in the degree field, including the related cultural, technological, ethical and professional competencies.
 Graduate students demonstrate skills of critical thinking and analysis.
 Graduate students demonstrate both oral and written communication skills, including the academic and technical writing skills appropriate to the degree field.
 Graduate students demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the organization, implementation, interpretation and analysis of research appropriate to the degree field.
 Graduate students demonstrate knowledge and skills of leadership, advocacy and agency as these apply to the degree field.
 Graduate students demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions of critical inquiry and reflective practice.
 Graduate students demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions associated with effective collaboration with peers, colleagues and communities.
 Graduate students demonstrate research-based knowledge, skills and dispositions associated with equity and diversity as these apply to effective practice in the content field.
In the Charter College of Education, these graduate student learning outcomes are assessed through a Graduate Student Exit Survey, through discipline-specific course work and fieldwork, and through culminating activities (e.g., comprehensive examination, thesis or project) required to earn the master’s degree.