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EDUCATIONAL QUALITY

About Educational Quality
at The Master’s University and Seminary

It is the commitment of The Master’s University and Seminary (TMUS) to offer challenging academic degree programs that seek to ensure student mastery of the skills and knowledge which are critical to success in one’s chosen profession, as well as preparation for further education at the graduate level. At the same time the university and Seminary make it a priority to provide support systems to maximize the potential for students to complete their degree work in a timely manner.

The following links provide access to data and a number reports which address both the areas of educational quality and student success.

At The Master’s University:

Baccalaureate Degree Graduation Rates for First-Time TMU Freshmen
This report presents a summary of data submitted to Federal Government reporting the 6-year graduation rates for undergraduate students who enter TMU directly out of high school as First-Time Freshmen.

First Year Retention Rates for First-Time TMU Freshmen:
This report presents a summary of undergraduate student retention rates from first to second year for students entering TMU as First-Time Freshmen.

TMU Student Academic Performance Summaries:
This option provides a link to a set of summary reports taken from our Assessment Information Management System (AIMS).  The reports summarize TMCS student assessment data organized around the Program-Level Learning Outcomes (PLOs) for each major and degree program.

U.S. News "America's Best Colleges" TMU Ranking Summary:
This provides a report summarizing the past six years of ranking data for TMC which is published in the annual edition of U.S. News "America's Best Colleges."

Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) TMC Ratings:  Every second year, the university participates in the national Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI).  This provides a link to a set of web pages summarizing TMU rating data for the past  administrations of the SSI.

At The Master’s Seminary

Educational Quality Pages at TMS.edu:  This page describes educational quality indicators for The Master's Seminary, including placement rates and academic advancement.

 

 

Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory Summary Reports

The Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) is a 100+ item national survey which asks students to use two 7-step scales to rate the relative importance and their relative satisfaction with virtually every aspect of college life.  The Master's University administered the SSI annually from 1997 to 2008 during the month of November.  Beginning in 2010, the schedule was shifted to administer the survey to its students during the fall semester of every even-numbered years.

The summaries of results from TMU's administration of the SSI can be accessed via the links below:

 

2014-15 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


          Noel Levitz 2014 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions

2012-13 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


          Noel Levitz 2012 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions

2010-11 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


          Noel Levitz 2010 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions

2008-09 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


          Noel Levitz 2008 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions
          Noel Levitz 2008 Survey: TMU compared to CCCU Schools

2007-08 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


          Noel Levitz 2007 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions
         Noel Levitz 2007 Survey: TMU compared to CCCU Schools
         Noel Levitz 2007 Survey: TMU Year-to-Year Report

2006-07 TMU Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


         Noel Levitz 2006 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions
         Noel Levitz 2006 Survey: TMU compared to CCCU Schools

2005-06 TMC Noel-Levitz SSI Summary Reports


         Noel Levitz 2005 Survey: TMU compared to 4-Year Private Institutions
         Noel Levitz 2005 Survey: TMU compared to CCCU Schools
         Noel Levitz 2005 Survey: TMU Year-to-Year Report

Performance Summaries for TMU Students
on Program-Level Learning Outcomes

Below are links to summary reports taken from our Assessment Information Management System (AIMS).  These reports summarize TMU student assessment data organized around the Program-Level Learning Outcomes (PLOs) for each major, emphasis, and degree program.  For each PLO, the types of data that may be present include:

  • Faculty evaluation of student projects, papers, and performances
  • Senior student ratings of instructional effectiveness
  • Alumni ratings of instructional effectiveness
  • Employer ratings of TMUS student performance levels.
  • Graduate school advisor ratings of TMUS student performance levels.

A diagram explaining how to interpret the data summary reports is can be accessed here.

Click on the name of the major department or emphasis below to view the AIMS summary report for that academic area.

Residential Bachelor's Degree Pgrms     

           

Degree Completion Programs 

Undergraduate General Education       Biblical Counseling
Biblical Studies     Christian Ministries
Business Administration                  Organizational Management
Biological & Physical Sciences          

Teacher Credentialing Programs

Communication  

        California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Computer & Information Sciences           California Single Subject Teaching Credential
English  

Online Degree Programs 

History

   BA in Biblical Counseling
Home Economics - Family & Consumer Sciences    BA in Biblical Studies
Kinesiology & Physical Education    BA in Christian Ministries
Mathematics    BA in Organizational Management
Music    MA in Biblical Studies 
Political Studies    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Residential Masters Degree Programs

 

Undergraduate Core Competencies

        MA in Biblical Counseling   Written Communication
    Spoken Communication
    Critical Thinking
    Information Literacy
    Quantitative Reasoning