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									School of Medicine
Goals, Objectives and Measures
Certificate Program(s)

Goal

The program is designed to enhance the development of a mastery of the current subject
matter of bioscience, particularly as related to the ability of the individual to merit
consideration for advancement to professional (e.g. M.D., D.D.S.) or advanced degree
(M.S.) training.

The program also provides the opportunity for the development of an informed approach
to the admission process in professional and / or advanced degree training to enhance the
prospect of advancement.

Objective

Achievement of a Threshold Competency in the Basic Health Sciences

The candidate will achieve / surpass expectations of a threshold level competency in the
Basic Health Sciences, particularly in areas related to gaining admission to professional
and / or higher level degree programs


Measure

The overall performance of the candidate is reviewed by a faculty committee constituted
as a body considering the suitability of the candidate for admission to a higher level of
training as judged by rubric.


Preparation for Career Advancement

Students meeting the threshold competency objective display an enhanced level of
advancement to higher levels of professional and / or advanced degree training.

Measure

The aggregate performance of students completing the program with respect to success in
gaining admission to professional programs; performance in professional programs in
comparison to a peer group and matriculation of students in advanced degree programs
( M.S., Ph.D.) in comparison to overall applicant pools to professional / advanced
graduate programs.

Measure




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The aggregate analysis of the value of the program and performance of graduates by Pre-
professional advisors and Professional program admissions offices to include
recommendations for modifications.



Rubric for Achievement of Threshold Competency

The overall performance of the candidate is reviewed by a faculty committee constituted
as a body considering the suitability of the candidate for admission to a higher level of
training as judged by rubric.

Unsatisfactory

The candidate shows limited improvement in knowledge of Basic Health sciences such
that no / limited enhancement of the suitability for consideration for admission to higher
level training program has been achieved

Satisfactory

The candidate achieves a threshold level of competency in Basic Health science
disciplines such that an enhancement in the consideration for admission to higher level
training program(s) has been achieved.

Exemplary

The candidate exceeds achievement of the threshold level of competency in the Basic
Health science disciplines such that admission to higher level training programs is likely.




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