Campus Learning Goals and Outcomes: Graduate


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UMD Graduate Student Learning Goal Categories 
  1. Knowledge and scholarly formation
  2. Research and methodological skills relevant to the field
  3. Communication skills
  4. Leadership and collaborative skills
  5. Cultural competence and global context formation of the field

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Each graduate program will have one or more program learning goals in alignment with each Graduate Student Learning Goal Category.
  • Each program learning goal will have one or more program learning outcomes.
  • All graduate programs use the same schedule for program learning outcome assessment reports.
    • 2016-17: Goal Category 2 (completed)
    • 2017-18: Goal Categories 1 and 3
    • 2018-19: Goal Categories 4 and 5
    • 2019-20: Goal Category 2


Annual program assessment reports and peer review follow campus practices.