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Costs – Master of Business Administration


Tuition rates are assessed every semester of enrollment.

$1,185 per credit

The cost for the Online MBA program covers all tuition, residency lodging, and meals during the residency. Transportation to the residency is not included and is the responsibility of the student. There is no additional charge for non-Pennsylvania residents.

The information technology fee is assessed every semester and is automatically added to your semester bill:

  • 9 or more credits: $252
  • 5 to fewer than 9 credits: $189
  • Fewer than 5 credits: $86

Scholarship Opportunities

A few highly competitive merit-based scholarships are available to Online MBA students who have demonstrated extraordinary personal, professional, or academic achievements, or the ability to contribute a unique perspective to the class. Students who have been accepted to the program are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Because all applicants are automatically considered for a scholarship, you are encouraged to submit your completed application portfolio at least three months prior to the application deadline. Scholarship award decisions will be made by the Online MBA admissions committee.

Penn State Installment Payment Plan

Penn State offers a payment plan, which allows you to pay your tuition bill in installments over three months. This payment plan, as well as eCheck and credit card payments, is explained on the payment options page of the Penn State Office of the Bursar .

Third-Party Payments

Penn State World Campus accepts payments made by a third party your company, for example. If your company is paying for your tuition and fees, our World Campus and Continuing Education Bursar Office must receive an authorization to bill. An authorization to bill is a form from your company on letterhead and must include your name, semester of enrollment, company address, and payment amount. Once Penn State receives an authorization to bill, your employer has 30 days to make the payment.

World Campus Employer Reimbursement and Tuition Deferment Program

World Campus offers an employer reimbursement and tuition deferment program to students whose employers offer tuition reimbursement. The program allows you to defer your tuition payments until completion of the semester with no finance or interest charges. View the Employer Reimbursement Application for complete details.

Note: This program is under review for GI Bill eligibility, and you may experience delays attempting to use GI Bill benefits toward this program until it has been officially approved.


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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AACSB–accredited Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Earn a credentialed degree that sets you apart from the competition. Penn State’s online Bachelor of Science in Accounting, offered through World Campus in partnership with Penn State Harrisburg, is one of only a few AACSB–accredited programs available online, an honor reserved for the top 5% of business schools worldwide. Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam or to pursue another certification, including:

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

This program can start you on the path to graduate school or help you pursue an accounting career in public accounting, industry, government, or the not-for-profit sector.

The Penn State Difference

U.S. News World Report recently ranked Penn State No. 1 in the United States for its online bachelor’s degree programs. As an expert in adult learning online, the World Campus provides you with exceptional flexibility and support to study when and where it suits you. From online tutoring to career advising, you will receive the tools and skills you need to secure a better job for yourself. You will also acquire the relevant work-related skills to become an accounting generalist while pursing electives that support your specific career goals.

The B.S. in Accounting from Penn State World Campus, renowned for excellence and its vast alumni network, can help open doors for you in the highly competitive business world.

Your Online Accounting Courses

The B.S. in Accounting curriculum is both comprehensive and diverse, giving you an appreciation of how the discipline of accounting intersects with other areas of business. You will complete business-focused course work on topics like finance, business strategy, business law, marketing, and supply chain management. In later semesters, you will refine your studies by taking accounting courses specific to your career aspirations.

Upon graduation, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate competence across a variety of accounting disciplines, including the preparation of financial accounting information, cost accounting, tax accounting, and auditing
  • effectively evaluate the impact and implications of relevant business functions and develop an integrative, interdisciplinary appreciation of business situations, problems, and solutions
  • think critically, communicate effectively, and conduct business in an ethically and socially responsible manner

Preparing for the CPA Exam

There are multiple paths to achieving the requirements to sit for the CPA exam and become certified. These requirements vary somewhat from state to state. Please consult your state’s licensing requirements and consult a World Campus adviser to select a path that is right for you. Learn more about CPA regulations by state .

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Jul 29, 2017

2015-2016 Academic Catalog (August 2015-July 2016)

2015-2016 Academic Catalog (August 2015-July 2016) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2015-2016 Academic Catalog (August 2015-July 2016)


Concord University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60602-2504, 1-800-621-7440, .

Programmatic accreditations are held with the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, and the Council on Social Work Education. The Teacher Education Program is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education. The University is a member of the National Association of Business Teacher Education.

The Mission of Concord University

The mission of Concord University is to provide a quality, liberal arts based education, to foster scholarly activities, and to serve the regional community.

Concord University provides rigorous programs that prepare students to pursue various career options or graduate study. Concord s undergraduate and graduate programs lead students to assume leadership and professional roles in a multicultural society and prepare students to face the challenges of globalization. Concord is committed to serving a diverse student body including traditional, non-traditional, local, national and international students. While we incorporate a variety of educational approaches, our size and the caring dedication of our faculty, staff and administration are the principal assurances of a quality educational opportunity at Concord University.

As a learning community, Concord University is committed to furthering knowledge through professional development activities and programs, through research, and through the application, publication and appreciation of scholarly efforts.

The primary purpose of Concord s mission is academic; however, the service the University provides to the state, region and world goes beyond the classroom. Concord University contributes to the quality of cultural and economic life in southern West Virginia through collaboration with both public and private organizations and agencies and through extension of its support and assistance into the region it serves.

Ultimately, Concord University measures its success by the fulfillment alumni find in their careers and throughout their lives.

Educational Goals

The educational programs of Concord University are designed to foster skills, knowledge, and attitudes applicable across a wide range of academic fields and professional careers in a culturally diverse, perpetually evolving global community.

  • The General Studies Program provides opportunities to begin developing skills needed to address complex issues, to build a foundational knowledge base for lifelong learning, and to cultivate attitudes that promote personal and societal well-being and experiential enrichment.
  • Building on the General Studies program, the baccalaureate degree programs provide opportunities for in-depth study in a student s chosen field(s).
  • Building on selected baccalaureate degree programs, the master s degree programs provide opportunities for highly specialized research and professional development.

Skills: Proficiency in interpreting data, integrating information, formulating ideas, thinking critically, and communicating with others, as demonstrated by the following competencies:

  1. Effective inter-communication skills and literacy adapted as needed for the demands of various kinds of discourse:
    • listening and speaking
    • reading and writing
    • non-verbal communication
    • media and technological literacy
  2. An ability to employ appropriate observational, logical, analytical, computational, creative, and critical thinking skills in problem solving.
  3. An ability to employ appropriate methods and technologies for conducting empirical and scholarly research, to interpret research findings, and to use insights gained from such research as a basis for informed decision making.
  4. An ability to analyze, synthesize, and integrate elements, information and ideas.
  5. An ability to evaluate elements, information, and ideas on the basis of appropriate criteria.
  6. An ability to apply and to transfer academic and experiential learning appropriately from one context to another.
  7. An ability to learn and work effectively both independently and collaboratively.

Knowledge: Familiarity with principles underlying academic discourse in various fields, as demonstrated by the following capabilities:

  1. An ability to discern the reciprocal influences of environments, cultural beliefs and attitudes, and societal institutions and practices.
  2. An awareness of the fundamental characteristics and properties of the physical universe.
  3. An ability to interpret events and trends within historical contexts.
  4. Acquaintance with principles underlying languages, for example, linguistic, mathematical, and computer-language systems.
  5. A recognition of the complex interactions between organisms, including human beings, and their environments.
  6. An awareness of the aesthetic principles, methods, materials, and media employed in artistic performance and the creation of works of art and literature.
  7. Self-knowledge, including awareness of one s own competencies, deficiencies, and optimal individual learning-style(s).

Attitudes: Tendencies conducive to self-knowledge, personal growth and development, and responsible citizenship as demonstrated by the following:

  1. Habitual reflection on ethical/moral implications of actions when weighing decisions and evaluating outcomes.
  2. Exercise of responsible leadership, including leadership by example, and of responsible followership.
  3. Respectful attentiveness to differing perspectives and willingness to engage in dialogue across differences in order to seek mutual understanding and equitable conflict resolution.
  4. Cultivation of and support for attitudes and practices that foster physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being.
  5. Appreciation for the creative process and for the rich diversity of artistic achievement.
  6. Commitment to social responsibility, including community service and civic engagement.
  7. Motivation to pursue lifelong learning and ongoing intellectual growth.


Concord University faculty have developed programs to assess the academic achievement of the university s students. The assessment program is linked to the university s mission and educational goals. Assessment at Concord has two important roles: institutional quality and accountability. To analyze and improve the quality of Concord s education programs, the University uses various measures to assess student attainment. These assessment measures are used in the continuing evaluation of curricular and instructional decisions which are aimed at improving student learning outcomes. An integral part of the program is the assessment of student learning in the major and the general studies programs. However, Concord strives to involve all educational support areas in the assessment process. All programs assess the learning environment and what changes might be made to maximize the learning experience. Assessment of student learning is ultimately the systematic collection, analysis, and use of information to improve student learning outcomes.

Amending Information

While every effort is made to assure accuracy at the time of printing, Concord University reserves the right to delete, change, or amend the information in this Catalog as necessary. It is the student s responsibility to know and comply with current University policies. Licensure and accreditation regulations may require additional non-published admission requirements in some certificate programs, Candidates in these programs should check current admission requirements with the Division office administering these programs.


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College Visits and Tours for Families #planning #college #visits, #personal #assistant,


The professionals at Custom College Visits have the in-depth knowledge and experience to create amazing college road trip experiences for your family.

Each custom designed itinerary includes all on-campus meetings and activities, as well as coordination of travel and hotel logistics.

Itineraries are designed based on colleges that interest your teen and each trip is scheduled according to your preferred travel dates.

Not sure what type of college will be the best fit for your teen?

We will plan a multi-campus itinerary that will let you and your teen explore different types of colleges and universities all based on your teen’s specific educational interests and lifestyle preferences.

Since 2009, Custom College Visits has been privileged to assist teens and families from around the world with their college tours.

Summer college tours can be particularly challenging for parents or teens to organize.

Call us +1 (650) 931-4515 or (800) 930-1701 for a free consultation.

Please scroll down to read what parents say about our college road trip itineraries.

“A friend who is a maven in finding outstanding resources, recommended Janice and Custom College Visits as we began the daunting college selection process. We worked with Janice on two fronts; to help create a list of colleges and to set-up meaningful colleges visits. The college visits were also a lot of fun for us as a family and very informative on so many levels. More importantly Janice helped make the college selection process manageable, not so daunting after all, and we felt no stone was left unturned in this important decision.

Tracy P. Parent of a New York City high school Senior

Thank you so much for planning such a wondrous experience for our son. The careful attention to detail was evident at every turn. Custom College Visits planning effort provided an appropriate path of discovery for our son and for us.

Michael C. New Jersey parent of a high school Junior

Hi Janice, Our trip was a thoroughly enjoyable family adventure! Thank you so much for the unique opportunities that you created for our daughter at each college. Meeting with a student at Harvard, was probably the most informative way to start the entire trip. She devoted a lot of time (in the rain) providing real college life details. She swiped us into dining halls, dorms & buildings that we might not have seen otherwise. The sophomore session at Princeton was wonderful! Thank you so much for everything that you did! We really were able to get the most out of each campus visit! Best, Julie

Julie, Parent of a high school Junior in Southern California

I found working with Custom College Visits a very positive experience. They were able to pinpoint colleges that were best suited for my daughter and the travel plans were well organized. In addition, they were able to set up an interview with a member of a college color guard, as my daughter had expressed interest in going to a school that had a color guard. I am very pleased with my experience with Custom College Visits, and would recommend them highly.

Mark L. Parent of high school junior in Northern California

Lili got accepted into her first choice school today (early decision): Boston University! She is thrilled beyond belief and relieved as well. We could not have done it without your help, it was invaluable. I think the High School Honors program she did there was probably very helpful and we would not have know about it without your forwarding the information to us. You rock! So, I am tipping my hat today to both you and Lili!

Kim T. Parent of high school senior in Kansas

I am happy to tell you that Nivi has been accepted early decision to Brown University. She is the first ivy leaguer in our family and we couldn’t be more proud! Her decision to apply was made easier because of the excellent experience she had during her customized tour via your company so thank you so much! We will be sure to recommend you to our friends here..

Gayathri S. Parent of high school senior Chennai, India

Thank you again for being so good at what you do. Our trip to the US was a huge success. I was on the verge of cancelling the trip but knew I couldn’t let my son down. That I even found you on the internet was a direct answer to my prayer for a miracle. The itinerary worked very well. I knew I was in good hands even before I boarded the plane to the U.S. and your attention to detail far exceeded my expectation.

Egbe O. Parent of international high school student

We had a wonderful trip to Philadelphia and Boston thanks to Janice Caine of Custom College Visits. She worked out an itinerary from start to finish. We visited 9 schools and it was as smooth as possible. Janice worked out tours and information sessions as well as meetings with tennis coaches.We have boy/girl twins and both were happy which is not an easy achievement. Not only did Janice work out the schedule but she recommended great schools in both towns. We would highly recommend her.

Phil S. Parent of high school students SF Bay Area

“Thank you SO MUCH for your involvement in the Splash Parents’ Program this weekend! I am just reviewing the feedback forms, and your presentation received rave reviews across the board; many parents cited it as the highlight of the program for them! Some verbatim quotes include: ‘The Planning and Preparing for College Visits was a great eye opener;’ Thank you for all the effort, energy, and enthusiasm you put into making the event such a success.”

Marisa M. Coordinator, Splash Parents’ Program Stanford University

Our college process was two-fold. It began with getting a jump start on the standardized testing, and not waiting until spring of junior year to focus. I believe our outcome was successful because we had a well-managed plan helped along by an expert, Janice Caine, of Custom College Visits.

Lisa L. Parent of high school students SF Bay Area

Happy New Year! Wanted to let you know that Charlie was accepted to Johns Hopkins Early Decision! Great news and very exciting all around. Thank you for all your help.

Beth A. Parent of a high school senior. Massachusetts


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Colleges in West Palm Beach, Florida (FL) – Universities, Trade #west


West Palm Beach Colleges and Schools

Known for its stunning skyline and myriad of historic neighborhoods, West Palm Beach is the oldest municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. The city housed approximately 104,031 inhabitants in 2014 according to U.S. Census estimates, and relies on key industries such as tourism, construction, agriculture, and biosciences.

West Palm Beach residents enjoy some of the east coast’s most beautiful beaches, plus a slew of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The county where West Palm Beach is located, Palm Beach County, has also been referred to as the “Golf Capital of the World,” which helped to solidify the area’s standing as a top destination for nature and sports lovers.

Colleges and Schools in West Palm Beach, Florida

Because it boasts such a large population and draws from equally-populated surrounding areas, West Palm Beach is home to 13 institutions of higher education. While that list includes a few traditional institutions, it also hosts community colleges, beauty schools, and trade schools. Collectively, West Palm Beach colleges and schools enrolled approximately 6,820 students in 2014.

Palm Beach Atlantic University

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $26,274
  • Graduation rate (2008): 55%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 50 undergraduate and graduate programs

With an enrollment of 3,865 students in 2014, Palm Beach Atlantic University was one of the area’s largest schools. Intimate class room settings with a student-to-faculty ratio of just 13:1 help students learn and grow in a personalized academic setting. Popular degree programs include those in biology, nursing and public relations.

Northwood University – Florida

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $23,132
  • Graduation rate (2008): 28%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 20 undergraduate, 7 MBA specializations, 1 master’s program

Northwood University of Florida is a small, private institution with a focus on entrepreneurship and holistic learning. Enrollment was made up of 710 students in 2014, and some of their most popular degrees were in business administration, accounting and marketing.

MCI Institute of Technology

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $17,000
  • Graduation rate (2011-12): 45%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 8 diploma programs

As a two-year, private school, MCI Institute of Technology prepares students for careers in health care, automotive technology and pharmacy technology. Enrollment was made up of 146 students in 2014, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Dade Medical College – West Palm Beach

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $47,813
  • Graduation rate: not reported
  • Accredited: R
  • # of programs: 9 undergraduate degrees

Dade Medical College of West Palm Beach is a two-year, private school that prepares future nurses, medical assistants, and other health care workers for rewarding careers in Southern Florida. Enrollment was made up of 263 students in 2014.

Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations

  • Tuition and fees (2014-15): $26,113
  • Graduation rate (2011-12): 75%
  • Accredited: Y
  • # of programs: 5 programs

With 424 students in 2014, the Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations offered programs in nursing, medical assisting, and general patient care. With small class sizes and a student-to-faculty ratio of just 12:1, ANHO students prepare for rewarding careers in a variety of health care settings.

Facts for Students of West Palm Beach Colleges and Schools

West Palm Beach Economy

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, inhabitants of West Palm Beach, Florida brought in a median household income of $44,897 in 2013. That’s lower than the median household income for the state, which worked out to $46,956 that year. However, the median housing value in West Palm Beach worked out to just $178,200 in 2013, which is rather affordable for a popular tourist area. Further, in 2013, 52.4 percent of West Palm Beach residents owned their homes.

Demographics in West Palm Beach

With a population of 104,031 in 2014, West Palm Beach is considered a medium-sized city for the state of Florida. Meanwhile, approximately 30.4 percent of area adults held a bachelor’s degree through 2013, and 84.2 percent held a high school diploma or better. As the U.S. Census Bureau notes, 26.2 percent of the city’s population was foreign-born in 2013.

West Palm Beach Fun Facts

Love animals? The Palm Beach Zoo, which is home to 1,400 animals, is located in West Palm Beach. Meanwhile, the area’s bounty of wildlife has made it a hub for eco-tourism.

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  2. College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics,
  3. State & County QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau, West Palm Beach,

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Bachelor of Science in Business

Your Business Degree Online — Built Your Way

Employers are looking for versatile business professionals to evaluate and respond to their organization’s challenges. As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Business program, offered online through Penn State World Campus, you will gain broad exposure to the most important disciplines of business, including accounting, finance, management, and marketing. Then, you will tailor your program by electing an 18-credit specialized option based on your unique career aspirations and areas of strength.

This online business degree, offered in partnership with the business schools from 17 of Penn State’s campuses, integrates a theory-to-practice approach that strengthens your problem-solving skills while delivering an experience that is contemporary and relevant. You can learn to:

  • maximize marketing strategies
  • think, speak, and write about organizational issues
  • analyze business data to make inferences and solve business problems
  • understand capital risk and reward metrics
  • use finance and accounting measures to drive business decisions
  • execute contract agreements
  • prepare your business for the cultural implications of a global marketplace

Customize Your Studies with Options

Specialize in a particular business discipline with one of these 18-credit options:

Accounting Option: Gain a deeper understanding of financial and managerial accounting, systems and controls, taxation, and auditing

Entrepreneurship Option: Explore topics like idea generation, opportunity analysis, new product creation, and business plan development

Financial Services Option. Build skills highly valued by employers, in wealth management, risk management, estate planning, portfolio analysis, and personal financial and retirement planning

Health Services Option. Pursue careers in the health services sector with emphasis on the financial and administrative aspects of health care enterprises

Management and Marketing Option: Develop advanced management and marketing techniques related to sales, global marketing, small business marketing, and more

Individualized Option: Create a business-focused plan of study drawing upon course work in different disciplines, and developed in conjunction with your adviser and approved by the program coordinator

Bachelor of Science in Business Video

Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Business online degree in this video:


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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Specialize with Penn State’s M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction is a 30-credit degree program offered by Penn State’s College of Education and delivered online through Penn State World Campus, recently ranked No. 9 by U.S. News World Report for having the Best Online Graduate Education Programs. This curriculum and instruction master’s program is taught by the same nationally recognized faculty who teach on campus.

With this online Penn State graduate program, you can advance your knowledge about curriculum, teaching, learning, teacher education, or educational supervision through exemplary scholarship and research. Prepare now to meet the challenges facing education, in diverse and changing social, cultural, economic, and physical environments. This program does not lead to a teacher certification.

What Makes Our Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Different?

Penn State’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction offers:

  • five emphases — Children’s Literature, STEM Education, Elementary Education, Curriculum and Supervision, and Theory and Practice in English, Social Studies, and World Languages
  • an additional path that allows you to work with an adviser to customize your own master’s degree in curriculum and instruction
  • online courses replicating those in our rigorous, prestigious, high-quality residential program
  • a program from a university long renowned for preparing and supporting teachers and education professionals
  • the use of asynchronous communication so you can study and interact in a “classroom” from anywhere in the world

Choose Courses in One of Five Emphases

A set number of required core courses anchor each emphasis. For each emphasis, there are suggested emphasis and elective courses. A culminating master’s paper approved by your adviser and the department fulfills the requirements for the master’s degree. The emphases include:

Children’s Literature
Develop your skills and knowledge in working with and transforming the lives of young readers. Hone your strategies for encouraging reading, enjoy engaging with many different forms of children’s and adolescents’ literature, and inspire further exploration of literature for young readers.

STEM Education
Deepen your understanding of education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subject areas and their interactions. Sharpen and enhance your STEM teaching practices to teach your students more effectively. This program presents cutting-edge, research-based instructional STEM practices that you can begin to start using immediately in your classroom.

Elementary Education
This program is intended for professionals in an elementary education or related setting. Learn the latest in language and literacy, classroom management, second language teaching, and science or mathematics education. Collaborate with other professionals to become better equipped to provide leadership in a variety of roles and to improve on educational practices.

Curriculum and Supervision
Pursue your passion for student, teacher, and school development. In this multidisciplinary program, you will explore curriculum, professional development, teacher leadership, and instructional supervision holistically, using the broad perspective of schooling. Along with other students and faculty, you’ll study and conduct research that will contribute to your understanding of how teachers learn and develop in both formal and informal learning communities.

Theory and Practice in English, Social Studies, and World Languages
As an educator in this program, you will explore pedagogical and literary practices for designing curriculum and instruction in English language arts, social studies, and world language classrooms. The flexibility in course selection will enable you to study how literacy practices integrate print, oral, media, and multimodal representational tools for communication. You can learn how classroom instruction supports the development of these literacies for young people, and how to develop the most effective curriculum in your subject of focus.

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Global ATS

Our reputation for delivering world class courses to the UK market are second to none and our overall validation rate is the highest in the industry meaning that self funded and unit sponsored controllers can be confident in our ability to provide them with the best possible foundation for a career in Air Traffic Control.

Global ATS provide ICAO compliant ATC training to international students sponsored by overseas aviation organisations.

ICAO courses are regularly reviewed to ensure they comply with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) regulations.

Global ATS provide a variety of English language training to international students sponsored by overseas aviation organisations.

Our well qualified instructors have many years teaching experience in multi-cultural environments.

Global ATS has brought together a team of experienced Airport and ATM aviation Safety Management specialists who have been using and teaching ATM over many years. The team has collectively embraced the developments and lessons learned as Air Traffic Management systems have been implemented throughout the aviation industry.

An airport operator should ensure that all operational personnel are trained and competent to operate in those safety-critical areas. There are many activities that are performed on the airside area of an airport and an understanding of these is essential for a safe and efficient conduct of aircraft and vehicle movements.

Safety is the most important factor in any aviation operational discipline and it is essential that everyone involved has a clear understanding of how safety can be managed within their area of responsibility.

Global Aviation Training Services (GATS) is a United Kingdom based company providing a wide range of aviation training services and custom-built solutions in the field of Air Traffic Management. The company operates in a fast-moving and exciting industry sector providing its services to customers from over 35 countries, many of which are fast-growing emerging markets.

Global ATS offers many services which can be provided either in-country or at its Gloucestershire Airport facility, a UK CAA and ICAO ATC training college in western England.

Global ATS is a unique company. It is the only private sector (non-state owned) provider of air traffic training solutions – not only in the UK, but perhaps globally. GATS was built on the legacy and solid foundations of the highly respected Bailbrook Aviation College, which itself was a successor to the IAL Aviation College in Hayes, England established in the early 1960’s. This rich lineage has contributed in no small way in making GATS a world-leading centre for aviation training excellence.

Global ATS provides solutions to high-growth, opportunity-rich aviation markets. The growth of air traffic in emerging markets will drive demand for aviation training and services over the next 20 years, with a global shortfall of skilled industry manpower increasing this demand. The growth of air traffic in emerging markets such as the Middle East, the Gulf Cooperation Council states, Indian sub-continent, Africa, South East Asia, China, CIS countries in Central Asia and Latin America will drive demand for aviation training, education and services in the next 20 years.

A key asset is our CAA-approved ATC training centre at Gloucestershire Airport. Here we deliver our ATC training business, with consistently high quality and results.

An immersive ‘hands-on training environment’ gives students realistic work simulations, with a memorable experience of college life beyond the curriculum.

Aviation training is stringently regulated. Our clients expect us to ensure internal control processes; policies and procedures are in place for all staff. Our Quality Management System (QMS) contains all necessary controls to operate our business with full compliance.

We have established a network of Associates with over 150 years’ combined experience across all areas of Air Traffic Management. Our associates are available on an ad hoc basis to support a range of projects across specialist industry areas, including air navigation services, CNS engineering and maintenance training / solutions, aviation consultancy, 2D 3D simulation development, safety and quality management system implementation and more.

Recent News

Building on previous Air Traffic Control (ATC) training delivery for the Irish Air Corps (IAC), GATS was delighted to accept its latest intake of students who will be completing their Basic Training Course, scheduled to finish in June 2017.

Working towards a career as an ATCO you will spend 4 years immersing yourself in and learning the ATC industry as a Pseudo Pilot before undertaking a Basic Training Course Aerodrome Control Instrument Course. After 4 years’ service and course completion you will leave Global ATS as a highly skilled professional ready to begin a rewarding career as an Air Traffic Control Officer.

You will operate a wide variety of ATC simulators to support the delivery of both UK and ICAO ATC training courses for Aerodrome, Approach, Approach Radar, Area Procedural and Area Radar. You will also assist the instructional staff with the delivery of their courses and management staff with their day-to-day duties as required.

With governments looking for efficiencies in all areas of Aviation Training and Regulations, GATS is supporting the Swaziland Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA) in providing affordable travel to Swaziland’s population.

Global ATS Limited (GATS) UK, as part of its International Business Development Strategy, has strengthened its Business Development Team expanding its support for International Markets.

Following the recent announcement of GATS company restructure refocused on Air Traffic Control Training International Sales Division, GATS has expanded its China Business Development Team to include South East Asia.


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Early Childhood Education Major #towson, #university, #system, #maryland, #state, #tu, #md,


Early Childhood Education Major

Combining classroom and practical experiences, the early childhood education major offers the strong foundation you need to understand the developmental and educational needs of young children.

Why Earn a Degree in Early Childhood Education?

Towson University has been a leader in teacher preparation for 150 years, and its programs are recognized for their high quality and innovation. Our early childhood education major provides a strong academic foundation and real-world experiences that help beginning teachers understand how young children develop and learn. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and dispositions you need to teach in the preschool and primary grades. Find out more about the advantages of studying early childhood education at Towson University.

What the Program Offers

The early childhood education major leads to Maryland State certification to teach children from birth through grade 3. The program offers:

  • preparation for teachers to become facilitators of active learning in developmentally appropriate environments
  • one of the largest early childhood education faculties in the nation with a broad range of expertise in topics critical to the field
  • required academic advising with supportive faculty that includes one-on-one strategic and progressive planning across all years at the university
  • a department committed to children, family and community, working in close collaboration with school systems
  • a Center for Professional Practice that connects students to student teaching internships

Admission Requirements

Early childhood education is a screened major, and all applicants must meet specified requirements to be considered for admission. View requirements for admission to the major.

Degree Requirements

why towson University?

Program Advantages

  • Towson University’s long history and reputation as an excellent teacher training institution
  • programs accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Maryland State Department of Education
  • 15:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 100% of students begin part-time student teaching in their junior year
  • teacher preparation in a wide variety of settings, including urban, suburban and rural schools
  • technology training to extend and enhance learning experiences in the classroom
  • commitment to teaching, scholarship and service

Off-Campus Locations

The early childhood education major is also offered at the Universities at Shady Grove for students who received an A.A.T. degree from Frederick Community College or Montgomery Community College. Admission and degree requirements for this program are the same as those offered on campus. For more information, please email offcampusprograms AT_TOWSON or call 410-704-7700. Or contact the ECED Program Coordinator at USG or ECED Chairperson.


Meet with Allison Gruwell, HH 107N, for assistance with the Praxis Core. She is available Wednesday 2:30 – 5:30 pm, and Thursday 9 am – 5 pm. This is available to students who have taken the Praxis Core one time prior.

Our Alumni Say

“My professors were always available and dedicated to helping me be the best teacher I could be.” – Hannah Frank ‘15, First Grade Teacher, Dundalk Elementary School


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Course schedules – Online

The following schedules are available for courses at the Online campus. New session schedules will be posted as they become available. For graduate schedules, please see the graduate course schedules. For previous schedules, please see the course schedules archive.

Early Summer Session: (term 16/55)

Session dates: Monday, May 01, 2017 – Saturday, June 24, 2017

Late Summer Session: (term 16/56)

Session dates: Monday, June 26, 2017 – Saturday, August 19, 2017
Registration dates: Monday, April 03, 2017 – Sunday, June 25, 2017
Late registration dates: Monday, June 26, 2017 – Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Early Fall Session: (term 17FALL1)

Session dates: Monday, August 28, 2017 – Saturday, October 21, 2017
Registration dates: Monday, July 31, 2017 – Sunday, August 27, 2017
Late registration dates: Monday, August 28, 2017 – Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Late Fall Session: (term 17FALL2)

Session dates: Monday, October 23, 2017 – Saturday, December 16, 2017
Registration dates: Monday, July 31, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017
Late registration dates: Monday, October 23, 2017 – Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Early Spring Session: (term 17SPRG1)

Session dates: Monday, January 08, 2018 – Saturday, March 03, 2018
Registration dates: Monday, November 27, 2017 – Sunday, January 07, 2018
Late registration dates: Monday, January 08, 2018 – Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Late Spring Session: (term 17SPRG2)

Session dates: Monday, March 05, 2018 – Saturday, April 28, 2018
Registration dates: Monday, November 27, 2017 – Sunday, March 04, 2018
Late registration dates: Monday, March 05, 2018 – Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Early Summer Session (term 17SUMR1)

This schedule is not yet available online.
Session dates: Monday, April 30, 2018 – Saturday, June 23, 2018
Registration dates: Monday, April 09, 2018 – Saturday, April 28, 2018
Late registration dates: Monday, April 30, 2018 – Wednesday, May 02, 2018

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Penn State Online #human #resources #and #employment #relations #mps, #penn #state


Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations

Advance Your Career with a Master’s in Human Resources and Employment Relations – 100% Online

Penn State’s online Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER) degree program balances advanced theory with practical knowledge, making it an important credential for you, the experienced HR professional. You can be prepared to help top executives factor human resources into their strategic plans.

As you earn your degree online while continuing to work, you can meet the challenges of complex employee benefit plans, new labor laws, and employee rights more efficiently and with greater confidence.

The Penn State online master’s program in HRER can also prepare you for upper-level positions in:

  • human resources, as manager of compensation and benefits, or training and development
  • labor relations, to meet the growing demand for a graduate degree needed for a position as union leader, professional staff, director of industrial relations, contract negotiator, mediator, or arbitrator

What Makes Penn State’s Online HRER Program Different?

Penn State’s online HRER program is offered in partnership with Penn State’s renowned School of Labor and Employment Relations, which has been designing high-quality degree programs since 1942. Now, their programs are:

  • aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Template
  • granted Approved Provider status by the HR Certification Institute

As a student studying online, you can expect the same quality education that our residential students experience — high academic standards for courses taught by the same faculty with real-world experience. who have been trained to teach online.

Master’s in Human Resources and Employment Relations Video

Learn more about the World Campus human resources program in this video:


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University Webcams #miami #university #campus


University Webcams

The University of Miami has installed several Web cameras around the Coral Gables and medical campuses. These cameras provide live, streaming video 24/7. Click on the thumbnail images to view the cams.

Coral Gables campus

Coral Gables View
Otto G. Richter Library Cam

This camera is positioned in the Otto G. Richter Library, one of the most frequented venues on campus. The camera overlooks the Palm Court area, where students gather to study, or to do a little hanging out.

New Coral Gables Building Site
UHealth Coming to Coral Gables

UHealth’s leading physicians are coming to a new 200,000 square-foot ambulatory center on the Coral Gables campus, The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, in 2016.

Miller School campus

Clinical Research Building
Green Building Cam

The Professional Arts Center on the far right side stands next to the new Clinical Research Building (CRB). The CRB stands 16 stories and houses various research and clinical departments, along with a new wellness center for the UM/JMH campus.

Schoninger Research Quadrangle
The Research Quadrangle, located in the center of the medical campus, is a place where faculty, staff, and patients can enjoy the wonderful weather of Miami. It is a popular spot for coffee breaks and lunch, and a center of calm on an active campus.

Facing Downtown Miami
Downtown Cam

Downtown Miami as viewed from the University of Miami School of Medicine

Miller School
Alamo Cam

Opened in 1918 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Alamo is the inspirational centerpiece for the 76-acre University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Opened 1918, as the original City of Miami Hospital, it was renamed James M Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1924 in honor of its original medical director.

Rosenstiel School campus

RSMAS Dock View
Bear Cut Webcam

The camera overlooks the RSMAS dock and Bear Cut from the roof of the Dougherty Marine Science Center.


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#airfare travel

For over twenty-five years our firm was located in Woodstock, Georgia, a bedroom community of Atlanta and was the largest brick and mortar travel agency in the county with a volume of business larger than most travel companies located in mid-town Atlanta. Over eight years ago our corporate office, missionary, and humanitarian service center relocated to Smyrna, Georgia. We no longer represent corporate or leisure travel.

Our foundational values acknowledge money raised for travel for the spread of the Gospel belongs to the Lord. Our mission statement is to work as unto the Lord to help you be a good steward of those funds.

As of yet, not every airline allows the unpublished missionary fares we represent be publicly featured on our website to protect its integrity so that unauthorized individuals are not allowed their use. Contractually, the fares are able to be used either TO the US or FROM the US. However, there are times we can offer missionary and humanitarian fares from outside the USA to somewhere else abroad, but this is not consistent – just ask us to check. These are not instant purchase fares, but rather fares allowed to be placed on a courtesy hold to retain the low booking class of service the reservation was originally made. The intent is to retain this lower fare while the Lord works through the faithful to make the funds available. Further, you are allowed a date change on your return without the normal airline penalty of $250-$350 for any change to an international itinerary. This rule applies to specific airlines only. Please contact us by email or phone for assistance with these fares. Be sure to include your dates of travel and all the names of your travelers in that seats may not be taken from airline inventory without a name.

Each month we send updated travel information and travel tips submitted by our missionaries by email. If you are not already included in this contact, please send me your email address for inclusion. We include an “opt-out” button on each mailing so you are able to discontinue it whenever you would like. Our clients are large missionary organizations that most Christians are aware and those whom may not be known to you at all. All are part of the body of Christ and have unique callings and testimonies. Starting in January 2008, we consider it a privilege and joy to share these lives and ministries with you each month in our “Ministry Spotlight”. You will find a direct link featured on our home page on the right hand side of the horizontal bar on the top of the page. We will, also, include it in our subscribed travel information and travel tips.

I extend a hearty welcome to our new clients of e-commerce and hope you will find the various pages of this site to be of interest and value. You may rest assured that any confidence you express in our firm by allowing us to be your partner in travel will always remain justified. Please never hesitate to contact me of I may be of service to you, personally.

Blake Lawson, Founder and Vinings Travel have worked with group and individual travelers for Mission Builders International. Youth With A Mission (YWAM), YWAM Denver, YWAM Ozarks, Kings Kids El Paso, 2005 YWAM International Latin American Conference in Belo Horizonte, Impact Teams, Frontier Horizons, North Central Missions, First Baptist Canton, Mission to the World, Bible Project, Compassion International, Pentecostal Church of God, Joshua Project, YWAM Nashville, Caleb Project, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Orthodox Christian Mission Center, University of The Nations/ Kona, BIMI, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Calvary Chapel, YWAM – Barbados, Christ for the Nations, Commission for Every Nation, African Christian Schools, YCEW, individual missionaries in the Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox Monastery and Greek Orthodox Monastery, YWAM Montana, short term mission trips, and the individual missionary representing various church denominations. has consolidator fares and missionary airfares for those called by God to the 1040 Window and worldwide. Youth With A Mission (YWAM), a non-denominational mission sending organization, University of The Nations, and Campus Crusade for Christ are evangelical organizations dedicated to spreading the gospel throughout the world. Many of the evangelical organizations are comprised of members of the Baptist Church, Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church, Episcopal Church, Calvary Chapel, and Lutheran Church to name just a few. The Billy Graham Crusade is just one of many Christian Organizations which has been a blessing to millions of people worldwide who yearn and seek to know God. Jesus says in The Great Commission in the Gospel of Mathew, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age (Mt. 28:16-20).”

Ordering Tickets

After you have completed your search for discount flights, you will be given the option to book your flights online or call us. When purchasing your cheap international airline tickets online, you will receive a booking confirmation email with all your flight details within minutes after your booking has been completed. Your tickets will be processed as soon as we confirm your billing information.

Blessings both now and always,

Blake S. Lawson, Founder


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