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Student Learning Outcomes

Consistent with the College of Health Sciences and Education, upon completion of the program, students will:

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge, values, and skills necessary to obtain superior professional expertise and credentials within their respective fields.
  2. Demonstrate ethical behaviors and sound decision-making in their respective disciplines.
  3. 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:

  1. Demonstrate competence in quality improvement, health care quality and skills used to undertake improvement and support change.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Critically evaluate and apply theories and research findings to provide impactful improvement efforts and contribute to an atmosphere of meaningful organizational learning.
  6. Demonstrate critical thinking, information management, leadership and ethical behaviors in interactions with individuals, groups, organizations and populations.
  7. Demonstrate critical self-assessment to support continual professional development.
  8. Demonstrate curiosity and critical thinking to foster exploration and research that contribute to scholarship and knowledge creation.