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Graduate & Professional Studies

Mission and Goals

Nichols College Mission Statement

Within a supportive community, Nichols College transforms today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education.

GPS Mission Statement

With a focus on career advancement and professional development, GPS engages students in a creative, relevant, and energized journey of business and leadership education. Mindful of the differences in student learning styles, life situations, and professional goals, GPS responds flexibly with innovative curricular choices. Our experienced and talented faculty is committed to student success.

Institutional Goals

I .  Communication Effectively express and accurately comprehend concepts and facts using a range of appropriate and current communication methods.

II .  Critical Thinking & Quantitative Analysis Use qualitative and quantitative problem-solving skills to analyze and interpret information.

III .  Ethics & Personal Accountability Recognize and assess questions of right and wrong and demonstrate a willingness to act responsibly in one’s personal and professional life.

IV .  Civic & Social Engagement Articulate an understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences, acknowledging the interconnectedness of a global society and one’s social and civic responsibility to the community, the nation, and the world.

V .  Leadership & Teamwork Work effectively and collaboratively in a group, assume leadership when appropriate, and support leadership in others.

This publication provides information concerning the programs at Nichols College and does not constitute a contract with the student.

The policies and procedures contained in the 2015-2016 Nichols College Catalog will remain in effect until June 30, 2016. Nichols College reserves the right to change at any time the rules governing admission, tuition, fees, courses, the granting of degrees, or any other regulations affecting the campus community. Such changes are to take effect whenever college officials deem necessary.