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Mission Statement

The School of Graduate Studies:
  • provides accessible, student-centered graduate education in the specialized fields of art, design, business, and technology;
  • instills in its students the expertise and confidence to make significant, creative contributions to their professional environments;
  • fosters leadership and innovative thinking through scholarship, research, and professional development;
  • facilitates cross-disciplinary opportunities for its students and faculty;
  • acts as an interdisciplinary center of academic and creative excellence that anticipates the evolving needs of the communities, industries, and institutions it serves;
  • strengthens global educational partnerships by way of curricular innovation and faculty and student exchange.
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