The goals are intended to provide a framework within which different graduate programs will develop discipline-specific goals. These goals embrace the core values and principles inherent in the mission of the University.
Graduates of Loyola University Maryland's graduate programs should:
Master knowledge and skills:
- Master the skills, methods and knowledge appropriate to the discipline.
- Synthesize knowledge using interdisciplinary approaches.
- Acquire the tools to continue professional development and life-long learning.
- Access, analyze and evaluate information effectively.
- Disseminate and communicate information effectively.
Manifest leadership and social responsibility in the workplace and community:
- Understand and value individual differences and have the skills for working effectively in a diverse and changing world.
- Comprehend the ethical principles appropriate to the discipline, have the ability to identify ethical dilemmas, and understand the frameworks for selecting and defending a right course of action.
- Contribute professionally and personally to the broader community.
- Consider issues of justice in making decisions.
These graduate learning goals were adopted by the Academic Senate on December 10, 2002.