Mission Statements

Assessment Policies & Procedures

Student Learning Outcomes




Institutional Student Learning Outcomes

A SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate will be able to:

  1. Apply analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking and inquiry skills to solve problems and make decisions;
  2. Communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual methods appropriate to the audience, situation and purpose;
  3. Demonstrate knowledge within a chosen field of study; as well as general knowledge of the liberal arts for students enrolled at the baccalaureate level;
  4. Articulate the complexity of diversity, equity, and inclusion to effectively understand and interact with others;
  5. Demonstrate skills that enable collaboration and leadership when working in group settings;
  6. Apply ethical perspectives and thinking to guide and evaluate behavior; and
  7. Use information literacy and appropriate technologies to access, evaluate, synthesize, and communicate information.

(Adopted by Faculty Senate, 5/1/2018)

SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of SUNY Plattsburgh’s master’s degree and certificate of advanced study programs should:

  1. Possess the advanced knowledge, skills, and perspectives to be prepared and motivated to hold continuing professional positions or pursue further graduate studies and continue to grow intellectually, professionally, and personally.
  2. Practice self-reflection and self-evaluation to develop a personal philosophy and professional ethics that promote responsible professional behavior.
  3. Communicate effectively in written and oral expression, using educational and technological advances.
  4. Apply critical thinking to the production of knowledge through research, intellectual inquiry, and practice, and apply the knowledge toward addressing the challenges of society in a way that supports pluralism and inclusion.

Contact Information

For more information about assessment programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

JoAnn Gleeson-Kreig, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office: Kehoe 807
Phone: (518) 564-2195
Email: [email protected]