Learning Outcomes

Sierra States University has five institutional learning outcomes that had been developed by the multiple stakeholders. These learning outcomes describe the characteristics that we hope and expect our students to exhibit by the time they finish their degree at Sierra States University.


Critical Thinking – Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills to analyze, synthesize and apply knowledge in familiar and unfamiliar situations to make informed decisions.


Problem-Solving Skills – Students will demonstrate problem-solving skills such as quantitative knowledge, computer skills and broad knowledge to solve problems and complete their tasks.


Excellent Communication – Students will demonstrate quality communication in the form of written presentation or oral skills.


Professional knowledge – Students will demonstrate professional knowledge and skills in their discipline so that they carry out their duties in their career and embody leadership in their major field.


Christian Service – Students will apply their biblical knowledge and theological perspective to balance their life and apply Christian leadership in civil life and community service.