Examples of Use at Institutions

Using the DQP to Structure Program Assessment in Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

Lauren Nicoll, Interim Director of Academic Quality Assurance and Assessment Data Specialist Northeastern University College of Professional Studies (CPS) is committed to making high quality academic programs accessible to working adults and individuals from local, national, and international communities. For over 50 years, CPS has been committed to providing career-focused educational programs, offering over 40  Read more…


Testing the Degree Qualifications Profile at Miami University

Miami University accreditation leaders held over 30 focus group sessions on the Degree Qualifications Profile with students, faculty from all associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs as well as Student Affairs staff and parents. Participants were asked to sort DQP outcomes in the following ways: Faculty were asked to sort them into four piles: (1)  Read more…


Marshall University’s Degree Qualifications Profile Project

Stephen Kopp, President Every degree program at Marshall University conducts assessment of student learning annually.  When the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) asked us to join a cohort of institutions charged with testing the Lumina Foundation’s Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP), we felt it to be a serendipitous moment because, one year prior to the invitation, we  Read more…


The Degree Qualifications Profile Project at Kapi’olani Community College

Anthony Silva, Assistant Professor of Languages, Linguistics and Literature As a participant in the Associate Degree Cohort of ACCJC’s Degree Qualifications Profile Project, Kapi’olani Community College looked at how the DQP could be used to inform a potential revision of the College’s general education student learning outcomes as well as how it might influence student  Read more…


Kansas City Kansas Community College and the Degree Qualifications Profile

Dr. Tamara Agha-Jaffar, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Sangki Min, Dean of Institutional Services Kansas City Kansas Community College is an urban community college located in Kansas City, Kansas, serving a diverse student body of approximately 7,000 students. In June 2011, Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) was invited to by the Higher Learning  Read more…