Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) are the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that students should value, expect to know, and be able to do upon completion of their degrees and programs from American Jewish University. Additionally, the ILOs have been designed to support the academic departments and disciplines with their development of programmatic learning outcomes.

Upon successful completion at American Jewish University, the student will be able to:

Critical and Innovative Thinking

  1. Apply analytical, critical, integrative, and creative thinking and reasoning skills to address everyday problems and challenges.


  1. Articulate (in oral and written formats) perspectives, values, and ideas in the appropriate context.

Diversity Through Engaged Conversation

  1. Create positive social impact, promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as express advocacy through relationships within our communities and the global public.


  1. Work respectfully and collaboratively as leaders and participants in varied teams and community contexts.  

Jewish Wisdom

  1. Apply Jewish values and perceptions through study, service, and leadership to address contemporary issues and communal needs.

Specialized Discipline Experts

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and values of their chosen discipline of study.