1 ORCHESTRATING A NEW PROGRAM: COMPOSING A SWEET MELODY OF. SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE. Dr. Sara Malmstrom, Dean of the Graduate School Dr. Craig Marker, Associate Dean of the Graduate School SESSION OBJECTIVES. Session participants will: Understand and apply tools for program development Understand and apply the process for creating the prospectus Develop new programs utilizing accreditation criteria early in (and throughout) the process Understand the need for flexibility in creation of new programs to allow for different delivery methods. DISCLAIMER. The information presented is the based on the experience of the presenters and is not the official position of the Commission Refer to Commission documents and the SACSCOC staff for guidance 1. INSPIRATION FOR THE SONG. Institutional leadership initiative*. Faculty initiative*. Community need ( , Advisory Board)*. * Documentation/minutes/records TUNING UP: FINDING YOUR RHYTHM.
2 Perceiving a demand in the job market Creating buy-in Support from institution Support from community ( , are there clinical/internship resources). Support from faculty who would be involved Financial Feasibility COMPOSING . Reference accreditation standards during development/planning (develop with a goal in mind). Think about assessment early Develop timeline for submission (sample provided). Use task list Plan benchmark meetings Develop template for submission (sample provided). Template for Submission 2. COMPOSING . Delivery Format Many Advantages and Disadvantages Traditional face-to-face Online Hybrid COMPOSING . Plan according to the Market Use current sources as markets change rapidly 2008 Employment of pharmacists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster then average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.
3 2012 Employment of pharmacists is projected to grow 14 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.. COMPOSING . Plan according to the Market Use current sources as markets change rapidly 2014 Employment of pharmacists is expected to grow slower than the average for all occupations, despite the increased pharmaceutical needs of a larger and older population, and greater use of medication.. Source 3. YOUR MUSIC THEORY BOOKS. The principles of accreditation Cliff Notes of accreditation standards YOUR MUSIC THEORY BOOKS. resource manual for the principles of accreditation Standard Rationale and Notes Relevant Questions for Consideration Documentation Examples of other Types of Documentation References to Commission Documents Cross References to other related Standards/Requirements YOUR MUSIC THEORY BOOKS.
4 resource manual for the principles of accreditation 4. YOUR MUSIC THEORY BOOKS. SACSCOC Website General Forms/Guidelines Faculty Roster Form Interpretations to the principles of accreditation Interpretation of Core Requirement Publication Index Alphabetical listing of Commission policy, guideline, practice, or position statement documents MUSIC THEORY: REFERENCE STANDARDS. DURING COMPOSITION. Core requirements: Show stoppers Adequacy of faculty ( ). Institutional effectiveness ( ). Comprehensive standards Faculty roster ( ). Demonstrate appropriately credentialed faculty to deliver program MUSIC THEORY: REFERENCE STANDARDS. DURING COMPOSITION. Comprehensive standards, continued Student learning outcomes assessment ( ). Keep assessment in mind when developing the program! Federal requirements Core requirements, comprehensive standards, and federal requirements are interrelated.
5 5. MUSICAL ARRANGEMENT (PROSPECTUS). Assessment of need Description of the change Faculty Library and learning resources Student services Physical resources Financial support Evaluation and assessment KEEPING IT HARMONIOUS: TIMELINE FOR. SUBMISSION. Develop a timeline document (see sample). Components of the document Exhibits Assign responsibility Date due Timeline Document MUSIC SHEET: TEMPLATE FOR DOCUMENT. Layout your document (see sample). Answer the question in the response Track completion using color Know your choke points Create content once, build rather than start from scratch Prospectus example 6. SOUR NOTES (THINGS NOT TO DO). Include irrelevant information ,Including all faculty on a faculty roster for a new doctoral program (only faculty who are qualified and will teach should be included). Forget relevant information ,Forgetting to include the courses faculty are qualified to teach or not justifying qualifications when needed ENCORE.
6 Contact Us at Keiser University Dr. Sara Malmstrom Dean of the Graduate School Dr. Craig D. Marker Associate Dean of the Graduate School 7. SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE PROSPECTUS. FOR. THE COMMISSION ON COLLEGES OF THE. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS. EXPANDING AT CURRENT DEGREE LEVEL. MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING. APRIL XX, 2014. INDEX OF RESPONSES. Instructions Transmittal Letter Cover Sheet Narrative and Exhibits Section 1. Abstract Section 2. Background Information Section 3. Assessment of Need and Program Planning/Approval Section 4. Description of the Change Section 5. Faculty Section 6. Library and Learning Resources Section 7. Physical Resources Section 8. Financial Support Section 9. Evaluation and Assessment Section 10. Appendices NARRATIVE. 1. ABSTRACT (limit to one page or less). Describe the proposed change; list the initial date of implementation; projected number of students, if applicable; description of primary target audience.
7 Projected life of the program (single cohort or ongoing); instructional delivery methods and, if the change involves the initiation of an off-campus site, its complete physical address. Keiser University Institutional Response Proposed Change, Initial Date of Implementation, and Projected Number of Students Keiser University seeks to expand at the current degree level to offer a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree.. Primary Target Audience The primary target audiences are qualified candidates seeking to advance their education and careers by pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree.. Projected Life of Program and Instructional Delivery Methods Keiser University's Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree will be ongoing.. Exhibits Source Description NA No exhibits are required for this response Return to Index 2.
8 BACKGROUND INFORMATION. Provide a clear statement of the nature and purpose of the change in the context of the institution's mission and goals; evidence of the legal authority for the change (if authorization is required by the governing board or the state); and whether the proposed degree program or similar program is offered on the main campus or at other approved off-campus sites. Keiser University Institutional Response Nature and Purpose of Change 2. The purpose of the proposed change is to provide career advancement opportunities for qualified candidates seeking to advance their careers by pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree. The proposed change is consistent with Keiser University's mission and goals as published in the 2013-2014 Keiser University Graduate School Catalog, . Location of Program The proposed program will be offered at the Fort Lauderdale main campus of Keiser University located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
9 Exhibits Source Description Mission statement and Goals from 2013-2014 Keiser University Graduate School Catalog, Volume 1, Number 1, August 2013. Minutes of Trustees meeting held May YY, 2014. Return to Index 3. ASSESSMENT OF NEED AND PROGRAM PLANNING/APPROVAL. Briefly discuss the rationale for the change, including an assessment of need;. evidence of inclusion of the change in the institution's ongoing planning and evaluation processes; and documentation that faculty and other groups were involved in the review and approval of the new site or program. Keiser University Institutional Response Rationale for Change, including Assessment of Need The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS CMHC) degree is consistent with the mission of Keiser University by providing career-focused professional knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of counseling. Keiser University's Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment, in collaboration with the Graduate School, conducted research to identify degree programs to meet the needs of the State of Florida and the nation.
10 Following is an overview of evidence in the market that supports the need for professionals with counseling expertise. The information provided was taken from various sources on the internet to include the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition.. 3. Evidence of Inclusion of Change in Planning and Evaluation Processes Keiser University's strategic planning framework involves a variety of components that link institutional strategic planning processes and operational planning activities at the academic and administrative support level.. Faculty and Other Group Involvement in Review and Approval of the New Site Keiser University has an ongoing planning process and program of institutional effectiveness. The establishment of the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree is an outcome of the planning process.