Converge: 7 Graduate University Learning Outcomes

As a Christian Community of Learning, we seek the following university outcomes for our graduate students:

Active Faith

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs demonstrate an understanding of the ethical standards of a Christian worldview and the ability to apply those standards.

Mastery of Knowledge 

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs demonstrate:

  1. Advanced mastery of the discipline’s knowledge, methodology, and skills and
  2. A deep understanding and application of the theory of the discipline.

Information Skills

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs demonstrate the ability to do theoretical and/or professional research that integrates the current literature and/or state of the art of the discipline.

Structured Reasoning

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs are able to apply the theory and knowledge of the discipline in structured ways to solve real-life situations or problems.

Critical & Creative Thinking

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs are able to advance the state of the discipline by creating and/or applying solutions in a variety of situations after a comprehensive and critical exploration of options, issues, ideas, publications, artifacts, and events.

Effective Communication

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs are able to communicate at high levels of effectiveness and professionalism using the oral, written, graphical, and interpersonal means appropriate to their discipline.

Personal, Social, & Global Stewardship

Graduates of Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate programs are able to

  1. Demonstrate self-initiative and assume personal responsibility for their work and results,
  2. Use their professional knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on their profession and the world, and 3) demonstrate compassion and respect for all worldviews and cultures.