Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary equip students to excel as flourishing influencers in the world. Its Christ-centered, student-focused learning communities support the formation of character-based virtues and creative habits.
Institutional Learning Domains
Comprised of multiple principal academic units, Cornerstone University awards associate (A.A., A.S.); bachelor's (B.A., B.Mus., B.S., B.S.W.); master's (M.A., M.B.A., M.Div., M.S.); and doctoral (Ed.D.) degrees. A degree from Cornerstone University equips students with essential knowledge and skills in five distinct areas, all of which help produce well-rounded individuals who are prepared to influence their world for Christ.
The five university-wide learning outcomes include:
Cornerstone students will demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to their field of study.
Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning
Cornerstone students will exhibit competency in applying their knowledge to address real-life problems through both individual and group effort.
Cornerstone students will demonstrate their ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
Civic and Global Learning
Cornerstone students will demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
Biblical Worldview Integration
Cornerstone students will be able to articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.