GSAS Learning Goals

IPED Graduate students in class

Students will be able to:

  • Conduct independent research, using tools and methods appropriate to their area of study
  • Analyze large amounts of information, formulate supportable conclusions, and communicate their findings in a clear and persuasive manner
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a discipline or area of study

Students graduating with a doctoral degree, will:

  • Be equipped to make original contributions to advance knowledge in their fields of study
  • Possess advanced skills for professional success in academic or compatible careers