Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

To promote educational effectiveness at Mount Madonna Institute, student learning outcomes were developed. These outcomes describe what students' knowledge, skills or attitudes should be by the end of their program.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

MMI’s Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) reflect the broader mission of the institution and as such are a hallmark of education at Mount Madonna. The ILOs represent an overarching set of learning outcomes at the completion of graduates’ training, regardless of specific discipline studied.

ILO 1: Intellectual Inquiry

MMI graduates explore purpose and meaning through scholarly activity and demonstrate skill in critical thinking and effective communication.

ILO 2: Personal, Professional, and Social Responsibility

MMI graduates demonstrate ethical reasoning, intercultural awareness, leadership and collaboration, and commitment to service.

ILO 3: Integrative Knowledge

MMI graduates synthesize body-mind-spirit knowledge, experiences, skills and practices to promote optimal well-being in themselves and in their communities.

ILO 4: Specialized Knowledge

MMI graduates creatively apply knowledge, theories, methods and practices in their chosen field to contemporary life opportunities and challenges.

Program Learning Outcomes for MA-Ayurveda

Upon successful completion of the Master’s Degree Program in Ayurveda, a student will be able to do the following:

PLO 1: Ayurveda Framework of Health: Apply Ayurveda framework when considering disease prevention and management. The student will be able to analyze, develop and evaluate the Ayurveda framework for disease prevention and management for optimal well-being.

PLO 2: Clinical Practice: Demonstrate synthesis and application of the Ayurveda Framework through supervised clinical experience and patient assessments. The student will be able to investigate, design and document therapeutic recommendations.

PLO 3: Research Analysis: Investigate, integrate and assess research for scholarly enhancement in the field of Ayurveda. The student will be able to identify, interpret, examine, and synthesize research on disease prevention and management as it applies to Ayurveda.

PLO 4: Ayurveda Integration: Function effectively as an Ayurveda health specialist, adapting Ayurveda for an integrative approach to health. The student will be able to interpret, discriminate, and formulate the Ayurveda framework with a clear understanding of their scope of practice within healthcare subsystems to deliver excellent care and education for clients and the community.