As a result of successful completion of the Seattle University EDLR Program, graduates are:
- Ethical leaders in service to their organizations and communities.
- Reflective leaders who integrate theory and research for effective practice.
- Competent professional leaders in their chosen fields.
- Culturally competent leaders in an interdependent world.
Our goal is to educate who are:
- value centered
- committed to service and social justice for the common good
- effective interpersonally and as a leader in organizations
- committed to and possessing the conceptual knowledge and skills to lead in diverse communities and in the interdependent world
EDLR successful program graduates are able to:
- Demonstrate ethical standards in all leadership practices.
- Demonstrate responsiveness to the varying needs of communities and organizations and recognize the strengths of working with diverse populations.
- Develop practical leadership skills to build effective team-oriented approaches through collaboration and consensus building.
- Exhibit leadership behaviors such as: effective strategic thinking, problem solving, reflection and community building.
- Develop skills for designing, critiquing and implementing relevant research to affect practice, advance social justice, and enact effective change.
- Create responses to changing community, organizational and group environments and problems.
- Create appropriate and unique solutions and develop adaptive learning organizations.
- Demonstrate oral and written communication competency.