Prior to the start of the program, students attend a mandatory one-day orientation. The focus of the orientation is to ensure a smooth transition into the culture of graduate and professional study. During this orientation, a number of specific skills and issues are addressed, which the faculty believe are important for success in the program and in the professional world.
Activities of the orientation include:
Recognize the importance of developing a habit of research, writing and presenting, throughout the curriculum as well as part of the role of a responsible professional