Program Outcomes

Diploma Programs 

Florida Child Care Professional Credential Program 

Upon completion of the Florida Child Care Professional certificate, students will be able to: 

  • Name the theories of childhood development as well as the factors that influence child development.

  • Explain the administrative functions required for the management and operation of childcare centers

  • Produce lesson plan to promote the development of children in all the developmental domains and select the instructional strategies and materials developmentally appropriate.

  • Select proper tools to direct observations and assessments of child development

 

Home Health Aide Program 

Upon completion of the Home Health Aide Program at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Provide support and assistance in health-related tasks, self-care tasks and in instrumental activities of daily living to cover the needs of the client. 

  • Describe the home health aide role in private and community settings. 

  • Use oral and written communication skills and appropriate terminology when communicating with patients, family, medical personnel, and other caregivers. 

  • Document patient’s record to follow up care, condition, progress, and change. 

 

Medical Assistant Technician Program 

Upon completion of the Medical Assistant Technician Diploma at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Identify and describe body organization, structures, functions, and diseases.  

  • Perform administrative and clinical skills required for the medical assistant. 

  • Apply medical terminology when communicating professionally in a health care setting with patients, physicians, and all members of the health care team. 

  • Calculate basic mathematical problems relate to healthcare. 

  • Apply computer literacy skills to organize and analyze information.  

  • Develop and formulate action plans for emergencies that affect the community. 

  • Use an ethical and professional behavior in the workplace. 

  • Comply with state, federal, and local regulations and laws that apply to health care. 

  • Communicate effectively in oral and writing with diverse populations. 

 

English as Second Language Program 

Upon completion of English as a Second Language Program at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to:  

  • Communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly and coherently in both for educational performance and everyday living. 

  • Recognize the correct meanings of common American idioms. 

  • Demonstrate understanding of face-to-face speech in standard English. 

  • Use correct grammar and sentence structure speaking and writing. 

  • Identify main ideas and specific details of a book and interpret its implied meaning or intent. 

 

Undergraduate Degree Programs 

Associate of Arts in Pre-School Education 

Upon completion of the A.A. in Preschool Education, students will be able to: 

  • Describe the development and theoretical foundations of preschool education

  • Explain the theories of childhood development as well as the factors that influence child typical and atypical development.

  • Maintain a secure, healthy and safe educational environment

  • Produce lesson plans to promote the development of children with and without special needs in all the developmental domains as well as select and adapt the instructional strategies and materials to assure developmental appropriateness 

  • Use strategies to create and maintain partnership with parents and the community

  • Use proper tools to observe and assess each of the developmental areas to document and foster development

  • Integrate technology into the education process.

Associate of Science in Accounting 

Upon completion of the A.S. in Accounting at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Prepare financial statements.

  • Apply the knowledge of theories, principles, strategies, and tools in the accounting area.

  • Interpret business law and tax laws.

  • Effectively use information technology applications in the accounting environment.

  • Implement generally accepted accounting principles.

 

Associate of Science in Mental Health and Human Services 

Upon completion of the A.S. in Mental Health and Human Services at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

Upon completion of the A.S. in Mental Health and Human Services at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the clinical skills of screening, assessment, treatment planning, termination, and referral. 

  • Explain the history, current state and nature of mental health and human services professions as well as the theoretical orientations that apply to clinical and counseling settings. 

  • Explains the nature of behavior and recognizes mental and behavioral disorders  

  • Integrate technology to the clinical and counseling settings 

  • List psychological assessment and use quantitative and empirical reasoning to analyze and draw conclusions. 

  • Uses the helping skills and case management skills essential in clinical s and counseling setting. 

  •  Practice ethical behavior 

  • Pursue the Behavioral Health Technician Certificate awarded by the Florida Certification Board 

 

Bachelor of Arts in Pre-School Education 

Upon completion of the B.A. in Preschool Education at Jose Maria Vargas University, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge acquired by functioning independently in a classroom setting.

  • Differentiate the theories of childhood development as well as the factors that influence typical and atypical child development.

  • Develop an individual teaching philosophy based upon various educational philosophies and approaches.

  • Create educational environments for preschool settings.

  • Produce lesson plan to promote the development of children with and without special needs in all the developmental domains as well as select and adapt the instructional strategies and materials to assure best Developmentally Appropriate Practices.

  • Identify strategies to create and maintain partnership with parents and the community.

  • Use quantitative and qualitative analysis to evaluate and draw conclusions about different educational issues and research studies.

  • Interpret observations and assessments instruments to document child development and environments to create spaces and meaningful activities to encourage progress in the developmental domains

  • Explain a school system history, organization, structure, and administrative functions involved in its operation.

  • Use technology to support learning and communication.

  • Apply a professional code of ethics in classroom situations.

  • Advocate for the children and their families.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Mental Health and Human Services 

Upon completion of the B.A. in Mental Health and Human Services at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the clinical skills of screening, assessment, treatment planning, termination, referral and education and promotion. 

  • Explain the history, current state and nature of mental health and human services professions as well as the theoretical orientations that apply to clinical and counseling settings. 

  • Explains the nature of behavior and recognizes mental and behavioral disorders  

  • Integrate technology to the clinical and counseling settings 

  • List psychological Assessment and use quantitative and empirical reasoning to analyze and draw conclusions 

  • Demonstrate the skills needed to handle crises, manage caseloads, and represent others through advocacy. 

  • Conduct intake interviews, prepare, and write reports, develop individual service plans (ISPs), administer job assistance programs, and provide coaching for life changes. 

  • Practice of an ethical and lawful behavior 

  • Pursue the Behavioral Health Technician Certificates or the Certified Addiction Professional, the Certified Addiction Counselor, and the Certified Addiction Specialist awarded by the Florida Certification Board  

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration 

Upon completion of the B.A. in Business Administration at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Apply theories, contemporary models, and administrative tools within the global business environment.

  • Examine different functions pertinent to the business context such as management, marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, information technology, entrepreneurship and manufacturing.

  • Use effective business communication to foster effective collaboration.

  • Identify leadership qualities and the differing leadership styles.

  • Distinguish challenges and opportunities of businesses in a global setting.

  • Identify and Implement ethical approaches in the business environment

 

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design 

Upon completion of the B.A. in Graphic Design at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Describe the role of design to make informed decisions and solve problems. 

  • Relate the history of art and design.  

  • Apply principles of design. 

  • Demonstrate photographic and graphic image skills. 

  • Use effective communication skills in visual, written and oral forms. 

  • Analyze, discuss, and critique different media. 

  • Use graphic technology, digital media, and print media. 

  • Describe different technical processes and procedures used in film and television. 

 

Graduate Programs  

Master of Science in Pre-School Education 

Upon completion of the M.S. in Preschool Education at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Design high-quality learning environments using their knowledge of typical and atypical child development from 0 to 6 years

  • Evaluate curriculum design and curricular decisions to meet the needs of diverse children and their families.

  • Analyze diverse assessment and evaluation strategies, tools, and procedures to improve outcomes for young children, families, and programs

  • Utilize effective communication and collaboration strategies to positively influence partnerships with community agencies and families with young children

  • Design a research project based on relevant theory and research methodology to promote educational transformation in the field of early childhood education.

Master of Business Administration in Finance 

Upon completion of the Master of Business Administration in Finance at Jose maria Vargas University, students will be able to: 

  • Assess principles from multiple functional areas to undertake varied managerial function.

  • Apply effective interpersonal communications skills

  • Analyze information using critical and analytical thinking to make sound business decisions.

  • Justify the use of diverse financial principles and techniques to enhance organizational effectiveness and operational performance.

  • Apply the legal, ethical, moral, and corporate social responsibility values in managerial decisions.

  • Integrate multicultural perspective in decision making.