Student Learning Goals

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By the completion of the program, students will:

  • Demonstrate competence in scholarly inquiry to address problems of practice related to educational leadership, policy, and learning.
  • Apply theories of leadership to develop and maintain positive, successful, organization structures and cultures.
  • Exhibit core professional values and guiding principles including commitments to ethical leadership, social justice, and respectful interaction with others of similar and diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Articulate and advance the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Create, implement, and evaluate systems-level plans to create learning environments that advance student success.
  • Model effective communication in the context of complex environments, changing policy environments, and diverse constituents, advocating for the organization in the community.
  • Evaluate one’s own and others’ leadership and managerial skills and attributes to address problems of organizational improvement, financial and human resources management and resource allocation, and technology and information systems.

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