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Academic Programs and Offerings

Strategic Goal: Academic Programs and Offerings

CASE will offer data-driven, innovative, high-impact educational experiences allowing graduates to flourish in our dynamic, global society.

Measures of Success

  • New and/or enhanced concentrations, minors, and certificates.
  • Increased interdisciplinary offerings, community collaboration, and high-impact and inclusive practices at all campus locations.
  • Reduced average time-to-degree for CASE students.
  • Improved offerings and scheduling information for creating reliable degree plans.

Initiative apo1

Encourage, facilitate, and support innovative degree initiatives in emerging fields within and across programs.


Action Steps

  • Identify market needs.
  • Provide resources for interdisciplinary collaboration in creating marketable degrees, certificates, and courses.
  • Generate new and promote existing concentrations, minors, and certificates.
  • Establish transparent procedures and criteria to determine either release time or other support needed to advance innovation and implement high-impact practices.

Initiative apo2

Honor our commitment to lifelong learning.


Action Steps

  • Offer continuing education for professionals, certificate courses, and employer-sponsored job training.

Initiative apo3

Increase the effectiveness of decisions about program offerings.


Action Steps

  • Use internal and external data (assessment, program review, market data, budget, enrollment, etc.) to create and adjust offering plans and schedules.