Through the School of Graduate Studies, graduate students will:
- Obtain focused and comprehensive knowledge in a specific field through classroom instruction, individualized mentoring, research, and innovative educational experiences.
- Use original ideas and scholarly skills to contribute to the advancement of their field.
- Develop and practice professional skills so they can integrate and communicate effectively with the scholarly community in their discipline.
- Be prepared to assume future leadership roles as they disseminate and apply knowledge to address local and global societal needs.