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Outcomes Statements Are:

  • Related to the university’s vision, mission and core values
  • Based on field and discipline norms
  • What the faculty and staff value and would like to improve


Academic Programs Need:

  • 2 or more Student Learning outcomes

What graduates know, or are able to do, as a result of the program

  • 2 or more Educational Program outcomes

Quality of the program such as student satisfaction, retention, enrollment

  • 1 or more Student Achievement outcomes

Getting jobs, publishing, presenting, or getting into graduate programs

Read more about Academic Outcomes and Graduate Level Academic Outcomes

Non-Academic Program Need Outcomes to:

  • Be 3 or more
  • Focus on services that are currently provided
  • Focus on what clients can do as a result of the service
  • Be linked to University Goals


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