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As a Jesuit and Catholic University, John Carroll University strives to foster the fullest development of its students in an atmosphere of support and concern. The Jesuit value of cura personalis, the care of each and every individual, along with the University’s mission to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service call us to promote the growth and development of the whole person.

Graduate Learning Outcomes

As a graduate student, you are an essential part of the John Carroll University community.  Because you are studying at an advanced level, our dedicated and expert faculty are working to ensure that all graduates of our programs will:

  • Demonstrate an integrative knowledge of their discipline that extends beyond that attained at the undergraduate level;
  • Develop habits of critical analysis to apply to essential questions, issues and problems within the field;
  • Apply creative and innovative thinking to critical issues in the field;
  • Communicate skillfully in multiple forms of expression;
  • Understand and promote social justice;
  • Apply a framework for examining ethical dilemmas of a particular field of study;
  • Employ leadership and collaborative skills.