Student Learning Outcomes
Consistent with the College of Health Sciences and Education, upon completion of the program, students will:
- Demonstrate the knowledge, values, and skills necessary to obtain superior professional expertise and credentials within their respective fields.
- Demonstrate ethical behaviors and sound decision-making in their respective disciplines.
- Participate as an impactful member of a collaborative, multidisciplinary teams serving diverse populations.
More specifically, the Graduate Healthcare Analytics Program is aimed at the following objectives:
- Demonstrate competence in quality improvement, health care quality and skills used to undertake improvement and support change.
- Critically and accurately assess health care quality status, measures and processes including attention to social justice, cultural appreciation and diverse groups to improve quality in healthcare.
- Describe and interpret the role of the quality professional to providers, leaders and staff of health care organizations as well as to patients, payers, regulators and policy-makers.
- Work in collaborative and inter-professional relationships, communicate effectively (orally and in writing), and embrace accountability in the context of social, political, ethical, regulatory and legal considerations of health care.
- Critically evaluate and apply theories and research findings to provide impactful improvement efforts and contribute to an atmosphere of meaningful organizational learning.
- Demonstrate critical thinking, information management, leadership and ethical behaviors in interactions with individuals, groups, organizations and populations.
- Demonstrate critical self-assessment to support continual professional development.
- Demonstrate curiosity and critical thinking to foster exploration and research that contribute to scholarship and knowledge creation.