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A Master’s in Social Work (MSW) is one of the best degrees you can have for helping others and getting paid to do so.

Why complete an MSW program?

The BLS reports that MSW programs may be particularly helpful when it comes to obtaining advanced job opportunities or working in some areas such as in schools or health care, and it s required to become a licensed clinical social worker. MSW degrees generally take two years to complete, depending on class scheduling and student aptitude, and require the completion of on-the-job experience through internships or field education before graduation (BLS.gov, 2012 ). Whether working with disabled veterans in a group home, or foster children in need of unique services, students who gain this supervised experience should slowly build their understanding of how to best accomplish their professional social work goals.

MSW programs: What to expect?

General coursework in MSW programs might include research and practice, psychopathology, ethical foundations, child welfare and more. Some degree programs may offer concentrations such as child and family services, health services, and management and planning.

Upon completing their MSW, students can choose to pursue their Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) certification. Typically, the LCSW requires two years or 3,000 hours of supervised clinical hours beyond those already completed through an MSW program (BLS.gov, 2012 ). Other LCSW requirements could include passing a state-administered exam or one offered by the Association of Social Work Boards. and possibly having prior Licensed Social Worker (LSW) certification.

National career and salary outlook for social workers

The BLS projects employment for social workers could grow by up to 25 percent nationally between 2010 and 2020, which is better than the national average growth for all occupations (14 percent). Demand is predicted to be even higher in two social work fields: health care as well as mental health and substance abuse. According to the BLS. the national median salary in 2011 for child, family and school social workers was $40,680, with the top ten percent earning up to $70,050 in 2011 and the lowest 10 percent earning up to $26,190 nationally in 2011.

Those interested in learning more about the field, including new legislation, resources, and professional development, can look for further information through the American Clinical Social Work Association. the Association of Social Work Boards and the National Association of Social Workers. Detailed salary and employment data can be found through the BLS Occupational Employment Statistics program.





22/09/2017

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Masters – Public Policy #public #policy #masters #degree

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The MA in Public Policy is available as an option for students who elect to earn it as a formal credential while en route to their Ph.D. or who are opting to exit the Ph.D. program prior to completing all requirements for the PhD. In all cases, the student must meet departmental and Graduate School degree requirements for a master’s degree, including 30 earned credit hours, two full semesters of residence credit, passing an exam requirement, and completing a thesis or (thesis substitute) project.
In Public Policy, the 30 credit hours will be earned through core and elective courses, generally completed in the student’s first two years in the program. Students earning the MA while en route to their PhD must take and pass the written core exam (and complete a field exam or paper) to earn the MA credential. The format of the field paper is a critical literature review of a maximum of 40 pages (double spaced) in length.

Students nearing completion of their core courses and intending to exit the program without completing the Ph.D. may petition to the DGS to write an approved thesis substitute with an (oral) exam defense.
The oral defense will occur before at least three (3) committee members and will cover appropriate core course material from the program in lieu of sitting for the written core exam. The thesis substitute format will be determined by agreement between the student and the faculty committee and may include a literature review or discussion/research paper.

Students who decide to exit the program by completing these latter MA requirements may not later choose to continue for the PhD without taking and passing the core written exam.

The following core and elective courses are required for the MA (30 credit) degree:

PLCY 716/717, Politics, Institutions Public Policy I II (6)
PLCY 780, Normative Dimensions in Policy Analysis and Research (3)
PLCY 788/789, Advanced Economic Analysis for Public Policy I II (6)
PLCY 801, Design of Policy-Oriented Research (3)
PLCY 881 (Regression) (3)

Ph.D. elective courses (6)
PLCY 992 Master’s (Non-thesis) (3)

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20/09/2017

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Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis – Department of Psychology #masters

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Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis

Behavior analysis is the science of the causes of behavior. In applied behavior analysis, this science is applied to significant problems of human behavior, typically at the level of the individual rather than of the group. The scope of behavior analysis is wide-ranging, including work in developmental disabilities, in behavioral medicine, education, and organizations, to mention just a few applications. Mastery of applied behavior analysis calls for competence in basic psychology, in the detailed knowledge base of behavior analysis, in measurement techniques for evaluating existing behavior and for designing treatment programs for individuals and in the various skills essential to delivering services and maintaining their effectiveness.

Applied behavior analysis requires accountability in its service delivery. The UMBC M.A. track is responsive to the increasing call for such services and fills a gap in the availability of such programs in the mid- Atlantic region. The UMBC Department of Psychology together with the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s (KKI) Department of Behavioral Psychology are uniquely suited to support a rigorous program in applied behavior analysis. The track is accredited by the Association of Behavior Analysis International and is included in the list of programs approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, so that students who have completed our M.A. degree are qualified and well prepared to sit for the BCBA certification examination.

The dimensions considered by the Application Committee include grades (GPA), Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores, three letters of recommendation (preferably including academic as well as work-related references), work experience related to applied behavior analysis, self-statements (including the applicant’s stated reasons for an interest in applied behavior analysis at UMBC, in response to items on the supplemental application) and other information presented by the applicant in the application or during interviews. Where applicants cannot visit UMBC or the KKI facilities, interviews can be conducted by telephone. The decisions of the committee also take into account the applicant pool in combination with an applicant’s fit to available faculty members.

Applicants with questions about the academic and clinical aspects of the ABA MA program should begin by sending an email message to both co-directors. Potential applicants should provide some information both about their educational background (an attached unofficial copy of the applicant’s transcript can be helpful) and about the nature of their interest in a career in applied behavior analysis (including relevant work experience). In case a discussion, rather than an email reply, seems appropriate, inquiries should also include phone contact information (numbers and best times to call).

The application deadline is January 1.

A Region of Opportunity

Just 15 minutes away from downtown Baltimore and 30 minutes from the Washington beltway, UMBC offers easy access to the region’s resources by car or by public transportation.

Students find it easy to access classes, obtain practical experience and participate in opportunities at other schools in the University System of Maryland. Nearby national research centers, libraries and museums are also a resource for scholarly activity.

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20/09/2017

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Masters Degrees

Master of Environment and Business

The Master of Environment and Business (MEB) is a program aimed at meeting the growing need for business sustainability professionals as a distinct group of knowledgeable, skilled, confident and motivated individuals with the information, tools and expertise to integrate environment with business in very practical ways.

The MEB program will offer you an executive, MBA-equivalent degree through online courses with minimal on-campus study, and with course materials distributed online.

Students can complete the MEB in 12 months or take the 3 year part-time option designed for working professionals.

Master of Health Evaluation

The Master of Health Evaluation (MHE) is Canada’s first professional online course-based graduate degree providing training in the evaluation of health programs and services. The program, offered by our School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS), will particularly appeal to those in public health, health promotion, community health, applied health care settings and health system planning and design

Master of Health Informatics

The Master of Health Informatics (MHI) degree is an online program that is offered by the University of Waterloo’s School of Public Health and Health Systems. Health Informatics is a rapidly developing field where health sciences and information technologies converge to support and improve the health status of individuals and communities.

By the end of the 16-month program (4 months of which are spent in a placement) you will have gained the interdisciplinary knowledge, industry skills, and practical experience you need to start or deepen a rewarding career in health informatics. The MHI program is available full time or part time.

Master of Management Sciences

The Master of Management Sciences (MSCI) degree is offered by Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering, through its Department of Management Sciences, offers. It is available on a part-time basis and delivered via an online classroom environment with live lectures and class interaction.

Master of Mathematics for Teachers

Waterloo’s Master of Mathematics for Teachers (MMT) degree provides current math teachers with the opportunity to expand your knowledge base. In addition to providing a deeper understanding of mathematical foundations relating to core secondary school curricula, students will also be exposed to areas of applications of modern mathematics. The primary focus of the program is on mathematics and its applications, rather than on pedagogy, but it will also challenge you to look for new and innovative ways to bring your newfound knowledge into the classroom.

The MMT program is offered on a part-time basis over two to five years. It consists of eight half-credit online courses plus a project-based capstone course.

Master of Planning

The Master of Planning (MPLAN) is an advanced, professional master s degree offered through the School of Planning in the Faculty of Environment. The MPLAN offers professionals with prior experience in planning the opportunity to expand their knowledge of planning, keep up-to-date with recent developments, and to obtain a graduate degree for career advancement. The emphasis is on upgrading planning knowledge and skills in new areas and refreshing core concepts. This program is a part-time, online, course-based program, which is open to both domestic and international applicants. The content is highly interactive including regular communication with instructors and other students. Courses are taught by faculty members from the School who are actively engaged in planning practice and research in Canada and beyond.

Master of Public Health

uWaterloo is offering a course and practicum-based Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, building on the successful MSc and PhD degrees in population health currently offered by the School of Public Health and Health Systems. The program is available for both full-time and part-time study.

On-campus attendance is required but this occurs on only two occasions for two week block courses. The Foundations in Public Health is the first two week block course which takes place in August, at the start of the program. The Capstone course in Public Health is the second block course which takes place in the final two weeks of the program, during the month of May/June.

All other required courses have no on-campus component. On occasion, new elective courses may be offered on campus for one term and then offered online during subsequent years.

Master of Social Work

The University of Waterloo’s School of Social Work at Renison University College is pleased to offer Canada’s first health-focused online Master of Social Work program. It is being offered in collaboration with the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.

The Master of Social Work is a professional graduate degree program, delivered primarily online. On-campus attendance is required on two occasions for one-week Summer Institutes. The first Summer Institute is in August at the start of the program and the second is also in August, in the final semester. All other required courses are online with no on-campus component. A practicum of 462 hours will be offered in the students’ own community or region, subject to the availability of suitable placement agencies/organizations, and field instructors.

The MSW program will prepare students for advanced social work practice in settings related to health, including public health and health promotion programs, primary care and long-term care, hospitals, health-related governmental agencies, community-based health services, and health advocacy groups.

Other Programs

Career Advancement for Electric Power Engineers

The following online graduate programs provide advanced state-of-the-art training, skill development, and education to power engineering professionals. The courses, available on a part-time basis, are offered online in a multi-media environment that encourage a learn-while-you-work philosophy.

  • Master of Engineering in Electric Power Engineering – upon completing nine courses, students are eligible to receive the Masters degree.
  • Graduate Diploma in Electric Power Engineering – upon completing six courses, students are eligible to receive the Diploma.
  • Certificate of Completion – Students admitted in the non-degree track will receive a Certificate after completing a course.

Green Energy Graduate Diploma

The first program of its kind in Canada, the Green Energy Graduate Diploma provides professional development for working engineers through live online learning. The courses will enhance a participant s technical knowledge and training in green energy systems, such as fuel cells, pollution management, solar energy, wind energy, and sustainable buildings.

Graduate Diploma in Planning

The Graduate Diploma in Planning (GDip) is a post-graduate diploma offered through the School of Planning in the Faculty of Environment. The GDIP offers professionals with prior experience in planning the opportunity to expand their knowledge of planning and to keep up-to-date with recent developments. The emphasis is on upgrading planning knowledge and skills in new areas and refreshing core concepts. The GDIP is a part-time, online, course-based program. The program is open to both domestic and international applicants. The content is highly interactive including regular communication with instructors and other students. Courses are taught by faculty members from the School who are actively engaged in planning practice and research in Canada and beyond.

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18/09/2017

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Overview

Program Description

The Master of Arts in Gerontology was developed from the perspective that human beings require meaning and purpose in order to experience life with a sense of well-being as they grow older. The human experience of meaning is experienced in a multiplicity of ways. In each of the six core courses within this curriculum, we explore how meaning is promoted or impeded through the lens of our individual selves and our societal selves. Meaning is socially constructed and reflected in psychological theories and social policies. Our students will develop their critical thinking skills to observe ageist practices and beliefs in our current culturally diverse climate. In addition to this competency, students will acquire leadership skills through experiential activities that will be embedded in each of the core courses. Leadership skills will be based on critical analyses of the policies and programs that affect older adults and the institutions that serve them, as well as analyses of societal structures that create connections for older adults to serve others. Students will then be able to identify and formulate effective means of creating change in these areas. Projects in each of the core courses, immersion in the student’s chosen specialty track, culminating in the Capstone Project will provide students with opportunities to apply and test their new knowledge in real world settings.

Our program is designed to prepare future leaders in the field of aging. Gerontology is the study of growing older. Our emphasis is on growing knowledge and skills, while challenging attitudes about aging that limit the potential of older lives in the 21 st century. Traditional Fields are expanding related to the Health Care, Human Services, and Social Services Field.

  • Nursing homes
  • Long term care facilities
  • Continuing care communities
  • Home health care
  • Human service agencies
  • Retirement communities
  • Senior centers
  • Lifelong learning programs
  • Community-based health care
  • Social service agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health and family agencies
  • Pastoral care
  • Public Health

Emerging fields are expanding related to the growing numbers of older adults, beginning with the baby boomers, who are active, healthy, and living longer lives.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Travel and Leisure
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Education
  • Volunteer management
  • Senior housing communities
  • Fitness
  • Community engagement/activism
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Intergenerational programming
  • Retirement planning (non-financial)
  • Care giving and care receiving

Careers in Gerontology

There are many careers within industries that specifically serve older adults or industries where older adults are a portion of a targeted population, I.e. Travel and leisure and hospitality, where growing number of baby boomers are beginning to get attention. Conventional career opportunities occur within all aspects of the health care industry, from hospitals, to long term care institutions aka nursing homes, and hospice. There are many opportunities in senior housing, which includes assisted living housing, as well as retirement communities for the “active adult”. Lifelong learning and adult education, higher education, as well as senior centers or community centers, are other areas in which someone with expertise in gerontology would be an asset. In addition, the human services industry also serves older adults, their families, older adults with disabilities, etc.

Job titles could be: Director, associate or assistant director, manager, project manager, program manager, program coordinator, activity director, sales manager, coordinator, volunteer coordinator, etc. The Master’s degree would allow someone to step into a leadership role in any industry in which older adults (55+) are customers or consumers.

Program Format

The master’s program is offered entirely online. The online format allows for students to participate in courses from anywhere in the world where Internet access is available. In addition, it allows for the flexibility of completing your master’s degree without interrupting your career.

Master’s students are provided NSU computer accounts including email and Blackboard, but must obtain their own Internet service providers, use their own computer systems and have a usable web camera. Online students use the web to access course materials, announcements, email, distance library services, subscription library databases, and other information, and for interaction with faculty and fellow students. Online, interactive learning methods are based on the use of Blackboard as a course management system. Online activities facilitate frequent student-to-faculty and student-to-student interaction. They are supported by threaded discussion boards, white boards, chat rooms, email, and multimedia presentations. In addition, Blackboard enables students to submit assignments online in multimedia formats and to receive their professors’ reviews of assignments online in the same formats.





17/09/2017

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List of Accredited Online Degree Programs

Online degrees are available in over 131 popular subjects that cover 23,280 unique programs from online schools. They are available at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate levels. Every school on our website is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education. This list provides the number of online colleges offering degrees in every subject as well as any program-specific accreditation students should pay attention to and average salary statistics.

Choosing an Online Degree Level

Associate Degree

Online associate degrees typically can be completed in two years and are available for a variety of programs. Graduates of an associate degree program will often be more competitive in the job market, especially in technical and vocational fields, compared to those with only a high school diploma or GED. Online associate degrees are also a solid stepping stone for those looking to continue on to more advanced degrees.

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s degree programs can usually be completed online in four years. Bachelor’s programs are available online in almost any area of study imaginable, from popular subjects such as engineering, to less common subjects such as personal training or Christian counseling. Graduates of an online bachelor’s degree program will find themselves to be qualified for a wide-range of jobs, and may advance their studies by pursuing a master’s degree if they so desire.

Master’s Degree

Online master’s degree programs are a valuable option to students hoping to pursue graduate level education at a flexible pace, as many programs are designed to allow students to continue working while completing their studies. Online master’s degrees typically take two years to complete, and are available online in most subjects. Many schools, such as Dallas Baptist University, Liberty University, and Southern New Hampshire University Online offer over 100 different online graduate degree options.

Doctoral Degree

Obtaining a doctoral degree is one of the ultimate ways to achieve excellence in a field, and there are a variety of online doctorates available. Time required for completion of these degrees varies, and many degrees are available at a reasonable rate from highly recommended institutions, such as George Washington University and Texas A & M University-College Station. Prospective doctoral students can explore degree offerings in business, psychology, computer science, and a wide variety of other subject areas.

Certificates

Certificates are available online for students at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Online certificates can serve as a supplement to a degree, or as a standalone qualification. There are over 5,000 online certificate programs to choose from, many leading to job opportunities as physical therapy assistants, occupational therapy assistants, dental assistants, and veterinary technicians.

Popular Areas of Online Study

Business

Online business degree programs aim to develop overall analytic, writing, and project management skills as well as an understanding of how organizations work. Those interested in accounting will find 616 online programs to choose from, at all degree levels, and may be qualified for jobs ranging from auditor to accountant upon graduation. Finance is another popular specialty for those seeking an online business degree and 228 schools offer fully online finance degrees, potentially leading to careers in financial management, budget analysis, and financial advising. Students hoping to pursue business careers related to management or administration might be interested in learning more about online human resources or management degrees.

Criminal Justice

Are you interested in pursuing a career related to law enforcement, the correctional system, the courts, or perhaps all three? If so, an online degree in criminal justice, or related subjects such as forensics, corrections, and criminology may be of interest to you. Learn about crime from a social perspective with an online criminology degree, of which there are multiple levels available, even an online doctorate. Or, take a more hands-on approach to dealing with crime by studying law enforcement online, and preparing for career in the police force or police administration. Those interested in cracking cases might be interested in exploring available online options for degrees in crime scene investigation or forensic science.

Art & Design

Those looking for a creative degree will appreciate our comprehensive list of 198 degrees and 76 colleges that offer fully online degrees in art & design related areas. Graphic design degrees are a popular route for online art & design students, with 59 online graphic design degrees available at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and certificate levels. Prospective online art students will also find a number of fine arts degrees available, as well as degrees in music and film production. An online art & design degree can lead to a wide variety of career opportunities, from positions in art education, to roles in advertising, web design, and media. Whatever your talents and interests, Guide to Online Schools has information about the online degree programs best suited to meet your career goals as an artist, fashion designer, or even architect.

Education

If you are passionate about teaching, pursuing an online education degree will equip you will the skills necessary to make a difference in the lives of others through education. Of the 4,881 education degrees available fully online, students will find degrees tailored to a wide variety of specialties. With 338 elementary education degrees, 445 early childhood education degrees, 526 online degrees in curriculum and instruction, 887 online degrees in administration and leadership, 275 higher education degrees, 266 reading and literacy online degrees, and 700 online degrees in special education to choose from, students picking an online degree program in education should keep their career goals in mind. There are also online degree options available at every level, from associate to doctoral. Pursuing a degree in online education degree will help students realize their dreams of becoming teachers, principals, higher education administrators, and more.

Liberal Studies

Whether you are drawn to a specific subject, or hoping to broaden your worldview and develop stronger critical thinking and communication skills, an online degree falling under the umbrella of liberal studies may be for you. The field of liberal studies includes a wide array of subjects, from English to anthropology, physics to mathematics, psychology to music. 197 associate degrees, 609 bachelor’s degrees, 279 master’s degrees, 0 doctoral degrees, and 22 certificates in liberal studies subjects are available in a fully online format. Because career paths for graduates with a liberal studies degree vary widely depending on program of study, looking over our more specific subject pages will help you learn what to expect.

Engineering

If your goal is to apply scientific skills to real world problems, engineering is a field you should explore. Online engineering programs are available at the introductory level for new students, with a number of options at both the associate and bachelor’s level. For those more experienced in the field, online master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering are available as well. Interested students should also research what engineering specializations appeal them, as online programs are available in areas such as electrical engineering, civil engineering, software engineering and mechanical engineering. Graduates of an online engineering degree program may find work at research labs, governmental agencies, large corporations, construction sites, or small companies.

Healthcare

A wide range of healthcare related degrees are available online, including programs in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, personal training, public health, respiratory therapy, healthcare administration and medical and dental assisting. These online degree programs prepare students interested promoting health and wellness to ensure others maintain healthy lives. Careers in healthcare vary from hands-on positions, like working as a dental assistant, to more administrative positions, such as working behind the scenes to provide others with exceptional care. Online degrees in healthcare related fields are available at all levels, with a variety of associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate degrees to choose from.





17/09/2017

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Virginia – U #masters #history

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Virginia

Introduction

One of the 13 original colonies, Virginia was the first part of the country permanently settled by the English, who established Jamestown on the banks of the James River in 1607. The home state of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers, Virginia played an important role in the American Revolution (1775-83). During the Civil War (1861-65), the city of Richmond, Virginia, became the capital of the Confederacy, and more than half of the conflict s battles were fought in the state. Today, many government institutions are headquartered in Virginia, particularly in Arlington, located across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. In addition to eight presidents, famous Virginians include singer Ella Fitzgerald, tennis star Arthur Ashe, actress Shirley MacLaine and authors Willa Cather and Tom Wolfe.

Cumberland Gap 3min

Civil War Reenactment 3min

Date of Statehood: June 25, 1788

Did You Know?

Four of the first five presidents were Virginians: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe.

Population: 8,001,024 (2010)

Size: 42,775 square miles

Nickname(s). Old Dominion; Mother of Presidents; Mother of States; Mother of Statesmen; Cavalier State

Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis (“Thus Always to Tyrants”)

Tree: American Dogwood

Flower: American Dogwood

Bird: Northern Cardinal

Interesting Facts

  • Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech before the second Virginia Convention at St. John’s Church (formerly Henrico Parish) in Richmond on March 23, 1775.
  • On October 19, 1781, following three weeks of continuous bombardment, British General Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington in the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia, essentially bringing the American Revolution to an end.
  • Virginia’s borders have expanded and contracted numerous times since its inception as the first of the 13 original colonies. In 1792, nine counties known as the Kentucky District of Virginia entered the union as the state of Kentucky, and in 1863, western counties of Virginia were approved to enter the union as the state of West Virginia.
  • The Arlington National Cemetery, one of America’s most renowned military cemeteries, was originally built in the early 19th century as a mansion by George Washington’s adopted grandson, George Washington Parke Custis. Robert E. Lee, who married Custis’ daughter, Mary Anna, lived in Arlington House at various periods until 1861, when Virginia seceded from the Union and the couple vacated the estate. On June 15, 1864, the property was established as a military cemetery.
  • Virginia was the birthplace of more U.S. presidents than any other state: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor and Woodrow Wilson.
  • The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is the nation’s second-oldest institution of higher education, after Harvard; King William III and Queen Mary II of England signed a charter for its creation on February 8, 1693. At the persuasion of Thomas Jefferson, the first law school in America was established there in 1779.

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13/09/2017

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The School of Positive Psychology (Singapore) Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology

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Diploma in Applied Positive Psychology

Why do people behave in certain ways? What is going on in everyone’s mind? Why are some people happier than others? What influences our thoughts, feelings, and behaviours? Am I the same person when I’m alone or in a group?

The course introduces students to the study of the human mind and behaviour in individuals and groups. Students will consider how aspects of their biology, ways of thinking, social environment, relationships and social identity combine to make us who we are. The course introduces the student to a wide range of psychological approaches and looks into areas such as learning, memory, emotions, and identity. Apart from learning the psychological theories, students will be taught the practical side by being exposed to the field of counseling and psychotherapy.

The course explores the development and applications of positive psychology as a paradigm shift in the field of psychology. Positive psychology emphasizes on subjective human experiences such as happiness and well-being, positive personality traits and their influence in the group and community.

This program will give students a head start in pursuing further studies and by adding to their existing qualifications and experience by being able to apply psychological, counselling and positive psychology principles to individual, social and organizational matters.

Course Modules

  1. Foundation Psychology
  2. Introduction to Positive Psychology
  3. Developmental Psychology
  4. Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counselling
  5. Social Psychology
  6. Positive Emotions and Thoughts
  7. Positive Reframing Workshop
  8. Resilience Workshop

Course Duration

12 months, part time (Intakes in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct)

Entry Requirement

  • Diploma holder from Polytechnic or recognised PEI, or
  • 2 GCE ‘A’ Level H2 passes with either KI or GP, or
  • Certificate in Psychology and/or Counselling from TSPP or other recognised PEI, or
  • Mature students with minimum 2 years working experience holding either:
    • 5 GCE ‘O’ Level credits with minimum C6 grade in English or equivalent
    • ITE Higher NITEC

Course Fee

Course Assessment

Assignments, role-plays, presentations, discussions, examination





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Online Master – s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health #occupational

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Online Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health

A master’s degree in occupational safety and health might prepare you for a specialized career in construction or manufacturing. Keep reading to find out what you will learn in an online master’s program and what kinds of careers might be ready when you graduate. Schools offering Healthcare Management & Public Safety Leadership degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What Will I Learn in a Master’s Degree Program in Occupational Safety and Health?

Those employed in occupational safety and health are concerned with increasing the safety of workers and the general public. In an occupational safety and health master’s degree program, you will learn how to assess, decrease and eliminate hazards in the workplace. You may learn how to design and manage safety systems and utilize ergonomics to ensure disease control. By expanding your communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills, you will be better equipped to identify and solve occupational safety issues that may arise in the workplace.

Hazard elimination, safety system management, communication, critical thinking, problem solving

Possible training on campus and internships

Toxicology, ethics, workers compensation, emergency management, accident prevention

Government, manufacturing, construction, transportation, health care

What Are Online Programs Like?

The curriculum and assignments are generally the same as for a traditional, campus-based program. Some schools may require some on-campus time to complete your degree program, such as intensive training sessions. You may also be required to complete an internship in an occupational setting.

What Will My Classes Be Like?

Your coursework will teach you to analyze safety and health issues and implement problem solving strategies and prevention techniques. Some specific classes you may take include:

  • Industrial hygiene
  • Toxicology
  • Accident prevention
  • Ethics
  • Emergency management
  • Workers compensation

What Kinds of Jobs Could I Pursue?

Upon completion of your degree program, you should be able to gain employment in industries such as construction, health care, transportation, government and manufacturing. You could pursue a job as a risk manager, safety director or safety compliance officer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that additional job titles in this field include loss prevention specialist, environmental protection officer and industrial hygienist. Employment for occupational health and safety specialists was expected to grow at a slower-than-average rate, with a 4% increase expected from 2014-2024 (www.bls.gov ). The median salary of occupational health and safety specialists was $69,210 in May of 2014.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:





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Public Relations – Corporate Communications – Seneca – Toronto, Canada #public

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Public Relations – Corporate Communications (Formerly Corporate Communications – CCM)

Work Integrated Learning:

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Program Description

This program is an intensive learning experience that will prepare you to be a flexible public relations and communications practitioner with excellent management, research, writing, technical and social skills. You’ll be capable of working independently and becoming productive quickly in a communications or consulting position. Employers and academics in Europe, the USA and most Commonwealth countries now recognize that the practice of public relations (corporate communications) is an applied discipline grounded in its immediate social context. To succeed in the field, practitioners need to develop and apply public relations administration skills and the knowledge of how contemporary societies work and interact with commercial, institutional and political forces and trends.

Media Communications

Consequently, your studies in the Public Relations – Corporate Communications program will provide you with a solid foundation in at least one of several bodies of knowledge before studying public relations. These include political science, economics, history, English literature, sociology, psychology, science, philosophy and business or public administration.

You’ll benefit from our commitment to experiential learning. Throughout the program, you’ll gain knowledge from other students and acquire important professional skills from hands-on exercises. You’ll also learn from expert professors. Public Relations – Corporate Communications is a career-focused program that emphasizes public relations research, a global perspective and active learning. To succeed as a student, you must be prepared to work productively and closely with other students and the professors.

In addition to tuition and living expenses, you should budget approximately $1,200 for textbooks and $500 for incidentals associated with various class and research activities.

Study in Europe

Enrol in the Public Relations – Corporate Communications program in September and you’ll have the option of completing your second semester at a “Seneca partner” college or university in Belgium, The Netherlands or France. We have exchange opportunities that allow our students to study corporate communication abroad for one semester for no additional tuition fees, while receiving full credit toward graduation from Seneca. A limited number of places are available each year and students are selected by committee.

Admission Requirements

  • A recognized degree or three-year post-secondary diploma from an accredited institution.
  • English proficiency at the post-secondary level.
  • Statement of interest
  • Writing test
  • Applicants will be invited to attend an orientation session where they will complete the writing test and submit their statement of interest.
  • Applicants will be ranked based on the strength of their statement of interest and writing test.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.
  • Selected applicants should have a computer with contemporary word processing and spreadsheet software and a printer.

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Your Career

Focus your career on public relations management. Upon completion of our two-semester Public Relations – Corporate Communications program, you’ll be prepared for employment in a variety of sectors and organizations, including business, public relations consultancies, investor relations consultancies, professional associations, government relations consultancies and non-profit organizations. As an articulate and effective communications practitioner with excellent managerial, strategic planning, writing, speaking, technical and social skills, you’ll be well-equipped to meet the corporate communications needs of most organizations. Initially, you may accept an entry-level public relations or promotional position before moving on to a communications career in such areas as issues management, crisis communication, employee relations, media relations, financial communications and investor relations, government relations, speech writing, special event planning and spokesperson training. You may also choose to apply the knowledge gained in this program to careers other than public relations.

Work Integrated Learning – Optional

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Professional Certification

Seneca’s Corporate Communications Program is the only public relations program in Canada to be certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the world’s largest professional organization for public relations practitioners.

It is also officially recognized by the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

The curriculum has been developed based on recommendations and standards of the PRSA and the International Public Relations Association (IPRA). IPRA, a group of senior public relations practitioners from 100 countries is based in London, England. It actively engages in research and conducts an international congress every three years, with the aim of advancing public relations practice and education on a global level. Our program is guided by the recommendations of the IPRA International Commission on Public Relations Education. The training of students for the public relations profession implies curricula and internships that equip them for the kind of future environment in which they will be working, not just that which exists today.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online .

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MSc Science Communication

AHRC-funded studentships at Imperial College – 2 Awards

The Department of Humanities at Imperial College is pleased to announce AHRC-funded studentships. We have two professional preparation studentships to support study on the MSc Science Communication, under the specific subject area of Journalism and Publishing studies. This funding will cover tuition fees for EU students. UK students also receive a monthly bursary payment of approximately £900 for the duration of the course.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Eligibility

To be eligible for funding you must meet certain criteria which are set out in the AHRC’s student funding guide: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/FundingOpportunities/Documents/GuidetoStudentFunding.pdf

Application Procedure

Applicants who have already received an offer of a place on the course should submit a statement to Liam Watson (Science Communication administrator) at [email protected] demonstrating suitability for a studentship in the relevant subject area and explaining how the funding will benefit your future career. Applicants who have not yet applied for a place on the course must in addition complete the online application form by the deadline below.Further details on the course can be found at: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/humanities/sciencecommunicationgroupThe deadline for submission of your statement is Friday 27th May, and you are likely to receive a decision by mid June.

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AHRC-funded studentships at Imperial College – Single Award

The Department of Humanities at Imperial College is pleased to announce AHRC-funded studentships. We have two professional preparation studentships to support study on the MSc Communication, under the specific subject area of Museum Studies. This funding will cover tuition fees for EU students. UK students also receive a monthly bursary payment of approximately £900 for the duration of the course.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Eligibility

To be eligible for funding you must meet certain criteria which are set out in the AHRC’s student funding guide: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/FundingOpportunities/Documents/GuidetoStudentFunding.pdf

Application Procedure

Applicants who have already received an offer of a place on the course should submit a statement to Liam Watson (Science Communication Group administrator) at [email protected] demonstrating suitability for a studentship in the relevant subject area, and explaining how the funding will benefit your future career. Applicants who have not yet applied for a place on the course must in addition complete the online application form by the deadline below.Further details on the course can be found at: http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/humanities/sciencecommunicationgroupThe deadline for submission of your statement is Friday 27th May, and you are likely to receive a decision by mid June.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates normally require a good Honours degree in a scientific or science-related subject from a UK or equivalent overseas university or college of higher education

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Study Educational Technology: Masters, PhD & Online Degree Info

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Educational Technology Master’s and Doctorate Degrees at a Glance

Whether you’re a teacher who’d like to increase your use of technology in the classroom, or you desire a career designing educational media, consider a master’s degree or doctorate in educational technology. Two types of doctoral degrees are commonly available in educational technology: the PhD and the EdD (Doctor of Education). The PhD and EdD are very similar, but the PhD is usually more research-oriented, while the EdD may focus on applications utilized by practitioners.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), instructional coordination jobs, which are suitable for educational technologists, are expected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 20% between 2010 and 2020. Students who earn a master’s degree could find work in this expanding field, while PhD or EdD graduates can pursue positions as university faculty members. Beyond working in schools, an educational technology degree could offer entry into fields such as corporate training.

Who is this degree for?

Educators or trainers interested in combining learning with technology

People who want to work as a professor at a university

Common Career Paths (with approximate median annual salary)

Experience and/or licensure may be required for some positions:
– Instructional coordinator ($59,000)*
– Community college professor ($59,000)*

A PhD may not be required for all positions:
– Postsecondary teacher (Educational teacher) ($59,000)*
– Training and development manager ($92,000)*

Time to Completion

About 18 months to 2 years (full-time)

About 3-4 years (full-time) after the master’s

Common Graduation Requirements

– Roughly 10-12 graduate level courses
– Master’s thesis
– Portfolio

Most (or all) of the master’s degree requirements, plus:
– Roughly 10-15 more graduate level courses
– Internship/practicum
– Comprehensive exam
– Dissertation

Bachelor’s degree
– 3.0 GPA

Master’s degree
– GRE or MAT

Yes, mostly EdD programs

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2011 figures).

Master’s Degree in Educational Technology

A master’s degree in educational technology offers a flexible academic experience where classes are conveniently scheduled for working adults. As an educator or administrator, you’ll have the opportunity to interact online, in person or both with your professional peers as you learn how to utilize technological learning tools in an elementary, middle or secondary school classroom. It’s also important to note that some programs are geared toward current teachers. Admission to most master’s degree programs in educational technology requires a 3.0 GPA.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • People who have earned a master’s degree are typically paid higher salaries than those holding only a bachelor’s degree*
  • You’ll be qualified to work as an instructional coordinator, a position that is expected to see faster-than-average job growth*
  • You can teach in a community college with a master’s degree

Cons

  • Many positions in higher education at the university level would require you to have a PhD or EdD
  • Most states require licensure for instructional coordinators in elementary, middle and secondary school positions
  • Some of your career options could be vulnerable to government budget cuts

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Common Courses and Requirements

Course requirements for a master’s degree in educational technology frequently include educational theory, qualitative research methods and statistics. You may also complete classes focusing on teaching students with learning disabilities or other cognitive challenges. Because the students you’ll be working with are likely to come from diverse backgrounds and ethnic groups, some programs may feature courses on working with multicultural children. Additionally, many programs will require you to assemble a portfolio, while others will require a thesis.

Online Degree Options

Online programs granting a master’s degree in educational technology are readily available. Programs are offered in completely online formats with no residency requirement, online programs with residency requirements and hybrid or mixed programs offering some required classes online. When compared with on-site programs, the online degree programs have the same courses and graduation requirements.

Getting Ahead with This Degree

Even though you’re studying a technological field, there are still some ways to give your degree an edge through technology. If you’re interested in working with elementary, middle or secondary school students, consider additional courses that will help you teach, develop or improve the curriculum at an online school. The number of online schools for K-12 students is increasing rapidly. You can also take advantage of opportunities to present your research at conferences for educational professionals. If your program requires a portfolio, make the most of it, and if it doesn’t require one, consider assembling one anyway to showcase your skills for your current or future employer.

Doctorate Degree in Educational Technology

PhD and Doctor of Education (EdD) degree programs in educational technology are academically challenging programs featuring a combination of education and information technology coursework, quantitative and qualitative research and a dissertation. If you’re pursuing a PhD, your degree program will provide the research and theoretical training in educational technology that’s necessary for a career in higher education. If you’ve enrolled in an EdD program, you’ll most likely be taking courses that are scheduled around your current position and designed to add to your skills as an education professional or help you advance in the field.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • You’ll be able to teach at any level in a college or university in addition to K-12
  • People with doctoral degrees earn more and are not as likely to be unemployed than those with less education*
  • Some doctoral programs – mostly for PhDs – offer financial support, such as a paid teaching assistantships

Cons

  • If you want to be a postsecondary teacher, competition could be intense for full-time tenure-track positions
  • Outside of academia, many positions in educational technology don’t require a doctorate for entry
  • A doctoral degree in educational technology normally takes at least three years of study beyond a master’s to complete

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Courses and Requirements

Whether you enroll in a PhD or EdD degree program in educational technology, your courses will usually include more advanced work in many of the same topics studied in a master’s degree program, including qualitative and quantitative research, educational technology theory and instructional design. Additionally, some programs feature courses focusing on other topics, such as distance learning and educational media. There is also a good chance you’ll complete an internship or practicum. Often, doctoral students are required to pass a comprehensive exam to demonstrate their mastery of the subject. Regardless of which type of doctoral program you choose, you’ll probably be expected to write and successfully defend a dissertation based on original research.

Online Degree Options

Fully online PhD degree programs in educational technology are not common, although EdD programs are available online along with hybrid PhDs. EdD programs may have more online options because many are designed for working educational professionals, while the PhD option targets future professors with its research focus.

Get Ahead with This Degree

Check out a few of the ideas below to help your make the most of your doctorate in educational technology.

  • Consider coursework that will enable you to design and teach online or distance learning classes at a university. Many brick and mortar universities offer online courses or degrees, and as an educational technology professional, you’ll be in a perfect position to adapt to different methods of course delivery.
  • In addition to online universities, the number of online programs for younger students is increasing. Look for an opportunity to concentrate on the niche created by the expansion of virtual schools for elementary, middle and high school students.
  • Respond to calls for papers that could result in publication in academic journals. If your goal is to be a professor publication will give you an advantage.

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Study Online Film, Photography Media Masters in United States

Studying Film, Photography Media

Film, photography and media courses reveal the historical, philosophical and critical aspects of movies as well as the art of taking and editing digital and classic photographs. Programmes uncover ways these forms of art influence social and cultural life while also offering technical knowledge on how films and photos are created.

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Studying in United States

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Online Masters

A Distance-learning master’s options provide many opportunities for career advancement. Fully online self-paced study offers employed students the time flexibility needed to balance work and studies. By using the latest advancements in communication technology, online masters open the way to new business opportunities by building networks of students with common goals. Remote studies offer lower tuition fees, while preserving content quality and teacher involvement as on campus master s programmes.

Distance Learning

Distance or online learning is a mode of study that allows students to study most or all of a course without attending at a campus-based institution. Distance can refer to both material and interaction. Distance learning provides access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both.

During this type of education students communicate with the faculty and other students via e-mail, electronic forums, videoconferencing, chat rooms, bulletin boards, instant messaging and other forms of computer-based interaction.

The programmes often include a online training system and tools to produce a virtual classroom. The tuition fees for distance learning vary from institution to programme to country. It is certain that the student saves expenses related to accommodation and transportation, because you can maintain your current living expenses. Distance learning is also a great solution for people that already have a job, and still want or need further education.

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Below is a selection of the available study options in United States. If you’re interested in studying Film, Photography Media in United States you can view all 6 Online Masters programmes. You can also read more about the Film, Photography Media discipline in general, or about studying in United States. Many universities in United States offer study programmes taught in English. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.

6 Film, Photography Media Online Master Programmes in United States

Develop the skills needed to design engaging and effective digital media, and explore the artistic and technical aspects of creating interactive systems. The Master of Liberal Arts, Digital Media Design degree from Harvard University consists of nine courses�three of which you take to gain admission�and a thesis or capstone project. You study through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

The M.S. Tech. with a concentration in graphic information technology provides students with the opportunity to study within the various areas of graphics and cross media. The areas include commercial photography, multimedia, variable data digital printing and publishing, production management and industrial training, and Internet and Web development.

The Certificate of Advanced Professional Development in TV Film Post-Production Technology program is offered at the California State University Northridge. Want a job in TV or film? This one of a kind online certificate program offers instruction for TV and film enthusiasts who want to work with the technology used to create today�s most popular movies and television shows.

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The National University Master of Arts in Film Studies curriculum covers the central aspects of film studies, including theory, history, film genre, national film histories, and individual directors.

College of Letters and Sciences

The Digital Cinema MFA program provides graduates with an in-depth study of digital motion picture production and post production and a foundation in film history. Graduate fellows develop technical skills in digital cinema production, the ability to critically evaluate film and video projects for practical and commercial outcomes, and a critical acumen in the area of film, visual communication and media studies

School of Professional Studies

The Master of Arts program in Media Studies at The New School offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in media theory, design, and practice with an emphasis on the production of video, audio, and web-based media.

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Accounting School Programs

Maybe you’re just getting started and looking to earn an undergraduate degree in accounting through a full-time program. Or perhaps you’re ready to earn a graduate degree online at your own pace in preparation for the CPA exam. Whatever your situation, the schools shown here offer diverse education options designed to suit your needs.

Whether you’re looking to earn an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or specialized MBA in general accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, forensic accounting or another specialized area of accountancy, you’ll find the program that’s perfect for you through the accounting schools shown here.

Request information from several of these schools to compare programs and find the one that’s best suited to your career goals.

Featured Undergraduate Program

*Accredited accounting programs are available in a flexible online format that puts an undergraduate degree in accounting well within reach. Prepare to earn your CPA license and develop the skills employers are looking for with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

  • Capella University – Accredited Online BS-Accounting and a BS-Accounting CPA Pathway
  • Maryville University – Online bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is designed to help you develop a strategic blend of business and accounting skills to prepare for the field’s present and future. Maryville’s online BS in Accounting is ideal for ethical, analytical, and ambitious students intrigued by accounting, regardless of prior experience.
  • Rasmussen College – Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degree Programs provide a fast and affordable path to learning accounting skills and technology.

Featured Graduate Program

*Qualifying for a CPA license requires a bachelor’s degree at minimum and a total of 150 semester hours of college credit to include coursework in accounting, business and ethics. Since bachelor’s programs typically result in just 120 semester hours of credit, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) maintains that earning a Master of Science in Accounting is the best way to achieve the full 150 semester hours you need to become licensed.

  • Syracuse University – Master’s in Accounting allows you to earn credits needed to sit for the CPA exam in a flexible online format. GMAT waivers available.
  • Capella University – MBA-Accounting CPA Pathway Program integrates business administration with vital accounting skills to prepare business leaders for CPA licensure.
  • Seton Hall University – MS in Accounting, a MS in Professional Accounting, and an MBA in Accounting. Offered through the Stillman School of Business, among 1% of institutions to receive both business and accounting accreditation from the AACSB, Seton Hall’s account programs prepare students for licensure and build the foundation for an accounting career.
  • Saint John’s University offers strong ties to the Big Four accounting firms in New York. Students of this accelerated program can prepare for the CPA exam, learn from distinguished faculty, and gain the technical accounting knowledge and connections graduates need to advance their accounting careers.
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham – AACSB-Accredited 100% Online Master of Accounting Degree can help prepare you for the CPA exam and ranks #22 among the U.S. News & World Report “Best Online Graduate Business Programs”-2017. Even if you earned your bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field, you can still pursue the Master of Accounting with UAB’s bridge program.

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The 18 coolest Augusta National items of all time

Masters Memories: John Garrity and the Sleepy, Soggy Fan at Augusta National

From a six-iron to a set of spoons, here are 18 artifacts that capture the lore and roars of the Masters at Augusta National, golf’s greatest tournament.

1. READY TO BLOOM
Before it was a golf course, Augusta National was a 365-acre nursery. just aching to be a golf course. “If our finished product is favorably received, it will be in part due to the excellent material at our disposal,” Augusta designer Alister MacKenzie wrote in 1933 during the late stages of construction. “We had plenty of land, towering pine forests, a large variety of other trees, beautiful shrubbery, streams of water. ” You get the idea.

2. MAGIC WAND
Few clubs are as synonymous with their owners as Calamity Jane is with Augusta National co-founder Bob Jones. The rusting, beat-up blade helped Jones win his first three majors (before he replaced it with a replica), and in turn awarded Jones the influence to build—and attract members to—his dream course. (During a practice round at the ’36 Masters, Jones dusted off the original Calamity Jane and hit just 25 putts on his way to a 64.)

3. MAN WITH A PLAN
Donald Ross lobbied to design the National, but Jones wouldn’t bite. He instead turned to the less heralded MacKenzie, whose artistry (that’s the first green, below), efficiency and love of the Old Course at St. Andrews won him the job. It took MacKenzie just 76 working days to build his masterpiece, though he would never see it host a Masters. He died of heart failure on January 6, 1934.

4. YOU’RE INVITED!
One hundred charter members and guests—including one Bob Solensten of Crestwood, N.Y.—were invited to the much-anticipated unveiling of Jones’s new baby. Each ponied up $100 for three days of golf and gluttony. According to Stan Byrdy’s The Augusta National Golf Club, a wicked cold front hit Augusta that weekend, but “a keg of corn whiskey at the start of each nine helped keep the party in good sprits.”

5. GET WITH THE PROGRAM
Jones never cared for the moniker “The Masters”—too uppity, he felt—so for the first five years his event was known as the Augusta National Invitation Tournament. In the inaugural edition, in 1934, the game’s giants filled the tee sheets, but with beer kegs at the turn and free drinks for the patrons, the tournament was more of a breezy exhibition than a cutthroat competition.

6. MAKE IT A DOUBLE
You’ve heard of the “shot heard ’round the world.” This was the bullet. Three strokes off the lead with four holes to play in the 1935 Masters, Gene Sarazen ripped a 4-wood second shot at the par-5 15th. Two-hundred and thirty-five yards later, the Squire’s ball disappeared into the cup for a double-eagle 2 — and one of the most famous hole-outs in history. “Frankly, I’m tired of discussing it,” Sarazen said years later. “You’d think I had never done anything else but hit that shot.”

7. WHO YOU CALLING WEE MON?
Before the Par-3 Contest became a Masters rite in 1960, the field competed in other tests of skill and showmanship, including putting and ballstriking competitions. There was even a long-drive contest, won by Ben Hogan — all 5’8″ of him—in 1952. Hogan would win two Masters, in 1951 and ’53.

8. DEAR GENE.
It’s one thing to receive an invite to the Masters. It’s quite another to get a letter like this.

9. UP IN SMOKE
After Arnold Palmer double-bogeyed the 72nd hole to lose the ’61 Masters by a stroke to Gary Player, the King exited the premises in “quiet fury and agony,” he recalled in his 1999 book, A Golfer’s Life. “In self-disgust, I slammed my golf shoes onto the front seat, denting the lovely engraved silver cigarette case [Augusta Chairman] Clifford Roberts had presented to the players’ wives that year.” The box—dents and all—now sits on Palmer’s office desk in Latrobe, Pa. a painful reminder of what could have been.

Courtesy of Arnold Palmer

10. TO CATCH A THIEF
The benefactor of Palmer’s ’61 miscue? Gary Player, who wore his green jacket on the flight home to Johannesburg, unaware he had committed a cardinal sin. Three days later, Player recalls, the phone rang, Clifford Roberts calling: “Gary,” he said, “have you taken the jacket home? You know you cannot do that, my boy!” Roberts eventually relented, allowing Player to keep the jacket on the condition he never don it in public. “To this day,” Player says, “I have kept my vow and the jacket (right) remains carefully framed and preserved in my trophy room.”

Courtesy of Black Knight Archives

11. THE DWIGHT STUFF
With a nod to Bill Gates and Jack Welch, Augusta’s most famous member was President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who during his 21-year tenure visited the club 45 times, including 29 trips during his time in office (and you think Obama plays a lot of golf). Tributes to Ike are all over the grounds, including the Eisenhower Tree and Ike’s Pond, where he used to fish.

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12. FROM AUGUSTA WITH LOVE
Pocket radios. Women’s purses. Steak knives. The gifts Augusta National has bestowed upon its members and other supporters at Masters past have ranged from practical to pretty to, well, 1975’s unusual offering: a first-aid kit.

Courtesy of Green Jacket Auctions

13. HERE’S THE SCOOP
In the early ’80s, the London jeweler Garrards obtained Augusta’s blessing to produce a set of 18 enameled silver spoons, one for each of Augusta’s holes. They were first exhibited at the 1982 British Open at Royal Troon, where Barbara Nicklaus decided she just had to have them. So, too, did Maria Floyd and Linda Watson. In all, a dozen sets were made.

14. SUNDAY FINEST
Quick, name that shirt. (Clue: The owner won the fifth of his six Masters in it, in 1975. Answer, as if you need help: Jack, of course!) Masteers in it, in 1975. Answweeerr, as if you need help: Jacck, of course!)

BARBARA HARTLEY/JACK NICKLAUS MUSEUM

15. LOFTY ACHIEVEMENT
“They called it 140 feet,” Larry Mize said of his epic chip-in on the second hole of a playoff at the 1987 Masters. “It was about 100 feet. Let’s get it right now—100 feet.” Indeed, Mize’s miraculous bump-and-run at the par-4 11th, executed with this 57-degree MacGregor wedge, needs no embellishment. Just ask Greg Norman, who looked on crestfallen as Mize’s ball bounced up a slope, across the green and into the hole.

16. HAIL TO THE KING (COBRA)
It looks piddling by today’s standards, but the 8.5-degree King Cobra driver Tiger Woods used to decimate the field at the 1997 Masters provided him with a driving average of 323 yards — 25 yards longer than the next closest player that week — and the luxury of hitting no more than a 7-iron into any par 4. “He’s so long, he reduces the course to nothing,” Nicklaus said. “Absolutely nothing.” Three years later Augusta added nearly 300 yards to the layout.

AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY

17. BEAR MARKET
Stick the iconic Augusta logo on a cap, a ball marker, playing cards, even this teddy bear from 2003, and you have must-have memorabilia for even the most tightfisted of fans. (Small wonder, then, that the club peddles a reported $20 million in merchandise during tourney week.)

18. DRAMA CLUB
Remember Phil Mickelson in that prison of pines at 13 in 2010? This is the club that freed him. With a gutsy swipe of his 6-iron, Lefty threaded a gap in the trees and stuck his 209-yard approach to four feet. The club now resides in a display case in the Augusta National clubhouse, another Masters artifact for the ages.





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Educational Leadership and Counseling

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Welcome to the Department of Educational Leadership Counseling

The Department of Educational Leadership Counseling has approximately 1,200 students and is growing at a rapid rate. We invite you to explore our website whether you are considering applying to our undergraduate or graduate programs, or would just like to know more about us. We hope you find this website convenient and informative.

The conceptual framework for both the initial and advanced programs at Prairie View A M University has evolved over the last fourteen years to view educators as facilitators of diverse populations. The conceptual framework was developed by the Unit faculty after extensive review of the literature in education and guidelines of learned societies. The conceptual framework is based upon current issues such as changes in demographics, global perspectives, importance of problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills, technological demands, and the need for life-long learning. The framework consists of four major goals anchored by technology and assessment.

M.Ed – The M.Ed. program is geared to students who would like to obtain certification as an administrator in the public school system. The Principal and Superintendent Certification programs train practicing educators to exceed State Board of Education Certification objectives in preparation of state examinations.

MS.Ed – Opportunities are available for pursing the Ms.Ed. (thesis option) for students who may want to focus on higher education or administration outside of the public school system.

Online Only – Online only program in both areas to meet the needs of students who want to pursue their education but need more flexibility in obtaining their degree.

This area will address frequently asked questions students have when navigating enrollment and matriculation.

Department, matriculation, and administrative resources will populate this tab. This is different from the forms library; videos, presentations or instruction manuals are considered a resource.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT (REVISED) ATTENTION:

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE COUNSELING PROGRAM

Current Program Requirements for Licensure:

Historically, Prairie View A M University has offered a 36 hours Master’s degree in Counseling. However, the state of Texas requires 48 credit hours to be eligible to take the License Professional Counselor (LPC) Examination. Prairie View’s response to the 48 credit hours requirement was to add the 12 credit hours as a post-degree option. The current practice is the completion of the 36 credit hour degree program and the 12 additional hours to meet current state requirements.

NEWChange in State Counseling Licensure Requirements:

The state of Texas has proposed an amendment to increase the required program credit hours to 60 credit hours which will go into effective on August 1, 2017.

Impact on Current Students in the Counseling Program:

Beginning August 1, 2017, any student enrolled in a Counseling program at a university in the state of Texas with the desire to take the National Counselor Examination to become a Licensed Professional Counselor must have graduated from a program that is comprised of at least 60 credit hours. Currently our Master’s degree program is 36 credit hours and we encourage students seeking the LPC to take the additional 12 credit hours to meet the current state requirement of 48 credit hours. To meet the new state requirement of 60 credit hours, we have decided that it would be best to temporarily suspend all new admissions to the Counseling Program for 18 months to redesign the curriculum to better serve our students. All currently enrolled students will be able to continue in the program to complete the requirements for the Master’s degree. No new students will be admitted to the Counseling Program beginning September 1,2016 .

PLEASE NOTE: ANY CURRENTLY ENROLLED STUDENT WHO DOES NOT COMPLETE THE 36 CREDIT HOUR DEGREE PROGRAM AND THE ADDITIONAL 12 (48 CREDIT HOURS TOTAL) BY AUGUST 1, 2017 WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE LPC EXAMINATION.

You may take the additional 12 credit hours to meet the new state requirement in one of PV’s other graduate programs that offer counseling and/or therapy courses (e.g. College of Agriculture and Human Sciences).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Dr. Carl Gardiner, Program Coordinator (936-261-3401) or Dr. Phyllis Metcalf-Turner, Dean (936-261-3600).

Educational Leadership and Counseling
W. F. Delco Suite 209 Prairie View A M University
P.O. Box 519 Mail Stop 2420
Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone (936) 261-3530
Fax: (936) 261-3617

Achievement Spotlight

Prairie View A M University truly shined in the Education Doctoral research category where PVAMU swept the competition to finish in first, second and third place.

Dr. Fred Bonner presents research to U.S. Dpt. of Ed. and President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper organization.





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Master’s in Film and Media Production

Overview of our MA in Film and Media Production

The Academy makes the accelerated schedule possible by creating an extended academic year, allowing students to complete three full-length semesters in one calendar year.

New York Film Academy MA degree programs are offered only at our Los Angeles campus.

Throughout the filmmaking MA program each student writes, shoots, directs, and edits eight films, and works on at least 20 more.

ONE-YEAR ACCELERATED MA

The New York Film Academy Master of Arts (MA) in Film & Media Production is a three semester accelerated graduate program. Designed to educate aspiring content creators, it is a hands-on, total immersion, professional course of study. Each student will create eight of their own film media projects in an array of formats and genres. They will work in collaboration on their classmates’ projects on at least 20 more. The capstone of the MA Film and Media Production program is a written thesis paper exploring the ideas and themes that are studied during the course of the entire program. MA students will have opportunities to develop and deepen their thesis papers in the second semester of their studies in Thesis Development class, under the expert guidance of NYFA’s professionally active faculty. Students will then progress to finalize their thesis work in the third semester, in Thesis Review.

Film and media production is constantly evolving in the 21st century — and so is the New York Film Academy’s filmmaking Master’s program. NYFA’s filmmaking MA program provides creative visual storytellers with the skills needed to thrive and succeed. The intensive curriculum challenges students, develops their skills, and prepares them for the new and evolving production world of today. Students will gain experience shooting their projects on the newest in HD, film, and digital equipment, from Canon 5D to Red Dragon, as well as classic film cameras like Panavision and Arriflex.

FILMMAKING MA: SEMESTER ONE OVERVIEW

MA Filmmaking students begin their immersion in film production through a series of intense classes in directing, screenwriting, cinematography, and editing. These classes support a number of short film productions that quickly put students’ skills into practice and assist them with developing proficiency in the overall production process. Each student will direct four short film/media projects in the first half of the semester.

Students will also develop their leadership and collaborative skills through fulfilling the essential roles of Director of Photography, Assistant Camera Operator, and Gaffer (Lighting Technician) on the films of their classmates.

Dialogue production is explored in depth in the second half of the semester while classes in directing, screenwriting, and editing continue. The final project of the semester is the digital dialogue film, which students will write, direct, and edit.

Throughout the semester students are immersed in a course about the changing formats of media production in today’s entertainment marketplace. This course prepares them to undertake production of their thesis film in semester two either as a short film or as a new, still developing format, such as webisode, or content for mobile applications.

The combination of these classes will prepare students for the second semester and production of their Thesis Projects.

LEARNING GOALS

  • Art, aesthetics, and technique of visual storytelling including directing, cinematography, and editing.
  • Fundamentals of film production and digital editing.
  • Survey and examination of contemporary media formats and distribution vehicles from a content creator’s perspective.
  • Fundamental training in acting and directing actors.
  • Immersion in screenwriting craft.
  • Develop an ability to collaborate with — and lead — a student film crew.

PRODUCTION GOALS

  • Write, direct, and edit four short film/media projects.
  • Crew as cinematographer, gaffer, and/or assistant camera on approximately 12 additional films.
  • Write a short film script with dialogue.
  • Write, direct and edit a dialogue film.
  • Successfully complete Production Lab exercise.

FILMMAKING MA: SEMESTER TWO & THREE OBJECTIVES

The second semester of the Master of Arts in film and media production program challenges students to develop their craft artistically and technically, and to progress beyond their earlier achievements with the medium. Building upon the filmmaking foundations learned in the previous semester, students continue with their directing, screenwriting, cinematography, and editing classes.

Film Production Lab Two, an intensive in the field production class, provides instruction in all of these areas through a series of “in the field” productions. The development of professional on-set conduct, leadership, and collaborative skills are also rigorously developed in this class.

The branding and marketing required to make an entrance into the crowded contemporary media field is studied at length prior to production of the thesis project. This allows students time to acquire any provisions they need to successfully promote the project.

The last film project of the filmmaking MA is the Final Film: a single production of up to 15 minutes in length, or multiple shorter media projects. It may be a short film intended for film festivals and distribution which incorporates all of the disciplines instructed throughout the semester, or a new format as studied in the Media and Society class. Current examples include webisodes, branded entertainment, short TV pilots, or commercials. The students’ ambitions and capabilities as evidenced in the thesis project are expected to increase from the first semester projects. Students will also expand their knowledge of production and collaborative abilities through acting as crew members on five of their classmates’ productions.

Intensive classes in post-production assist the student not only with completing the final steps of the filmmaking process, but also with developing an ability to give and receive editorial and creative feedback on their project.

LEARNING GOALS

  • Advance in proficiency in the fields of directing, editing, and cinematography.
  • Develop an increased ability to produce short films at a higher level.
  • Advance in proficiency in collaboration and leadership skills.
  • Acquire a comprehension of branding and marketing as required to promote the thesis project.
  • Develop an ability to give and receive constructive editorial and creative feedback on a project.

PRODUCTION GOALS

  • Direct and edit a thesis project of up to 15 minutes in length (shot on 16mm film, 35mm film, or High Def).
  • Develop proficiency with the second semester equipment package.
  • Participate as a principle crew member in five fellow students’ films.
  • Direct or DP a Film Production Lab Two project.

FILMMAKING MA: YEAR-END SCREENINGS

The thesis project will be presented in a movie theater for an invited audience. Students are responsible for inviting all guests. This public screening is not part of the formal evaluation process, but serves as a celebration of the students’ progress and achievements thus far.

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Masters in Psychology #prerequisites #for #psychology #degree, #masters #in #psychology

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Masters in Psychology: Prerequisites and Requirements

Essential Information

Master’s degree programs in psychology are designed to prepare students for work in psychology or for work as assistants to psychologists who hold doctoral degrees. Programs typically last two years and often allow students to choose a specialization. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), individuals with a master’s degree in psychology are also prepared to continue their graduate studies in a doctoral program. Some doctoral programs in psychology require a master’s degree for admittance to a doctoral program because of research experience gained in master’s programs.

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Behavioral Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Clinical Psychology, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Community Psychology
  • Comparitive Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology, General
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Medical Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Master’s Degree in Psychology

Students in these programs take core psychology classes and select a set of electives in a psychology specialty, such as family psychology, industrial-organizational psychology or clinical psychology. Students also develop their research skills, and a thesis generally is required. Most psychology master’s programs require 33 credits of work.

Psychology courses are separated into basic psychology, personality, social psychology and biological psychology. Some courses may include the following:

  • Child psychology
  • Personality disorders
  • Neuropsychology and memory
  • Behavior therapy
  • Social psychology
  • Pathology

Employment Opportunities and Salary Info

There are a limited number of jobs for students with master’s degrees in psychology. Graduates of master’s degree programs can work as psychological assistants or counselors, but they must work under supervision of a licensed psychologist. Jobs can also be found in government, universities or private behavioral health companies. Mental health counselors earned a median annual salary of $41,880 in 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Continuing Education

Graduates of a master’s degree program in psychology are ready to move on to a doctorate program. Ph.D. programs take 4-6 years, and graduates can work as licensed psychologists. Some master’s degree programs in psychology are part of doctorate programs; students earn their master’s degree part-way through the doctorate program.

Master’s degrees in psychology can serve as preparation for work in the field and/or beginning doctoral studies (master’s degrees are also sometimes earned within doctoral programs). Programs can focus on various specializations within psychology, depending on the student’s areas of interest.

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  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
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    • Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling
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    • MA Counseling – Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling
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  • MnSCU Farm Business Management – Welcome to Farm Business Management #minnesota,

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    Welcome to Farm Business Management

    In today s world, farming is a complex business with many facets. From the traditional family owned farm to the corporate farm, bookkeeping, profitability, tax planning and many other skills are required to complement traditional farming duties.

    Agriculture is the number two industry in Minnesota, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities offers many programs for farm owners and employees.

    This site will help you explore the many possibilities that await.

    Farm Business Management Education Programs

    Minnesota State Colleges and Universities farm business management education programs are administered through eight college campuses at 46 different sites across the state. There are a total of 62 farm business management instructors.

    Farm business management programs are designed to provide education to farm owners and operators or persons interested in farming. The purpose of the program is to assist students in meeting their business and personal goals. This is best accomplished through the use of quality records and sound business decisions. Effective financial management in the business is the best way for the business to maintain that competitive edge.

    Instructors in Minnesota s farm business management education programs deliver the program using a variety of methods. The primary delivery method is through individualized instruction at the student s farming business. Instructors meet with the students on a regular basis to evaluate the business and develop individual educational plans. Instruction is also delivered in the traditional classroom, small group meetings, field trips and tours.

    Farm business management education is managed at the state level by the senior system director for workforce development and customized training. The state of Minnesota is divided into six regions which are managed by five regional deans of management education.





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    What is the Difference Between a Sociology Degree and a Social

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    What is the Difference Between a Sociology Degree and a Social Work Degree?

    Sociology and social work are two related fields which both deal with the relationships of human beings to their social environments. However, the two career paths involve very different work environments, practices and educations.

    Sociologists study human society and social behavior through research and examination of groups, cultures, institutions and more. They engage in detailed research projects, often using statistical and other methods from the social sciences including interviews, surveys and observations in the field. Their main objects of study are the lives of individuals and groups in the context of larger institutional, economic, political and social events and forces. Religious, political, cultural and other factors play an important role in their research, and sociologists often work closely with leaders and policy-makers on these and other themes as consultants or in other roles. Other than in universities, sociologists also work in research organizations, government agencies and consulting firms.

    Professional sociologists typically have a PhD, although individuals with Master s or Bachelor s degrees may also find work in the field. Undergraduate degree work in sociology will include courses on classic sociological literature, current sociological methods, statistical and research methods and particular courses on sociological themes, such as poverty, gender, cultural and ethnic relations, population and families.

    Social work. while it deals with similar general issues to sociology, is typically a far more hands-on field. Social workers are either direct-service social workers, who provide immediate help to people with solving everyday personal and social problems, and clinical social workers, who like psychologists help their clients cope with mental and behavioral issues in a clinical setting. Although some professional social workers go on to teach the profession in colleges and universities, most social workers work in clinics, schools, hospitals and government agencies, as well as private practices or organizations. Direct-service social workers work with their clients to determine goals and help with life challenges, to access community and public resources and cope with life challenges such as adopting a child, a medical diagnosis, addiction or disability. Clinical social-workers work on many of the same issues, but focus on developing individual, group or family counseling in order to improve their clients mental and emotional health and develop individual or family coping strategies for such challenges.

    Entry-level social work positions generally require only a Bachelor s in Social Work (BSW), although higher-level positions and work in schools and hospitals often require a Master s in Social Work (MSW), and all clinical social workers must have the MSW. Undergraduate degree work in the field will involve courses on the different groups and populations in the community, human behavior and psychology, government policy on social services and welfare, and other work in sociology, economics and related fields.

    Sociology and social work are very different careers with different educational pathways. While both draw on a similar body of knowledge, sociology generally focuses on research and study while social workers are more directly involved with applying knowledge about society to assisting individuals and families. Consequently, a sociology degree will typically involve more theoretical and methodological coursework, while social work degrees will often have a large practical component focusing on current policy and specific therapeutic and service techniques.

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    Early childhood masters programs #early #childhood #masters #programs

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    EarlyChildhood.org is a one-stop information source for exploring careers in early childhood and school-age child care programs, as well as information on career advancement. This site also includes information that supports quality improvement. This website was developed by the NYS Council on Children and Families Head Start Collaboration Project to support professional development and improve quality early childhood and school-age programs.

    The Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) is pleased to share the following publications:

    Please click here for information on CDA renewal .

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    A one-stop source of information on careers and career planning in early childhood and school-age programs.

  • A listing of the competencies that people working with children birth to age eight need to provide high quality services.

  • Information on programs that have been established to improve the competencies of people working with children and their families including: Children’s Program Administrator Credential, NYS Early Learning Trainer Credential, Family Child Care Credential, Family Development Credential, Infant and Toddler Care and Education Credential, and the School-age Child Care Credential.

  • Easily searchable databases where you can find out information on degree programs related to early care and education available at colleges and universities in New York State, statewide training resources, and Credentialed early care and education trainers.

  • A database that allows the user to obtain information on program quality by comparing five different sets of standards by topic area.

  • QUALITYstarsNY is a Quality Rating and Improvement System developed by New York State for early care and education programs. The system, recognizes, encourages and rewards the improvement of quality in all child severing settings.

  • A listing with links to the websites of several national and state organizations of interest to people in early childhood and school-age programs.

  • A listing of New York State early childhood publications that are useful for early childhood professionals.





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  • Masters in Human Services Online Degree Program – Capella University #masters

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    MS Multidisciplinary Human Services Specialization Master of Science in Human Services

    Degree Outcomes

    With your Master’s in Multidisciplinary Human Services from Capella, you’ll apply knowledge, theory, and research to professional practice, and communicate professionally to various stakeholders within public service fields. You’ll also apply a multidisciplinary approach to decision making for individual and community issues. Discover specifically what you’ll learn — and how you can apply it.

    View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com .

    Career Outcomes

    Common jobs with an online program in multidisciplinary human services include program or case coordinator, social service administrator, grant writer, housing specialist, residential counselor, director of community service or human services clinician. Potential workplaces and fields include: child welfare/children’s services, criminal justice/corrections, educational institutions, government, health care, mental health or private sector.

    To learn more, call 866.933.5957. or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.





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    Nurse Practitioner Programs Online – Masters in Nursing – University of

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    Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner

    As a registered nurse, you’ve gained practical knowledge and skills that allow you to offer your patients the best care possible. You can take the skills you’ve already acquired and learn how to take on a more advanced role in our Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner program.

    Our CCNE accredited (www.phoenix.edu/about_us/accreditation.html) program empowers you to offer high-quality primary and specialty care to patients of all ages. And when you’ve completed your program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (FNP-BC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified (FNP-C) credential.

    By taking one class at a time you can move toward your goal in a way that fits into your busy schedule. You’ll enhance your skill level with courses that look into advanced anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology along with the roles of an advanced practice nurse.

    About one year into your program you will participate in an intensive 5 day residency included in the NRP/571: Advanced Health Assessment II and Clinical Procedures.*

    • Online students – last 5 days of your course (Thursday – Monday) in Phoenix, AZ
    • Local Students – will occur between week 7 and week 8

    Throughout your program you will be required to complete precepted clinical hours over 5 courses:

    • 45 preceptor clinical hours each for NRP/555, NRP/556, NRP/563, NRP/543
    • 420 preceptor clinical hours for NRP/590

    Prior to admission into the MSN/FNP program, students are required to submit:

    • All undergraduate transcripts, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (provisional status at 2.5). Minimum grade of C or better on undergraduate science coursework.
    • Detailed resume of your nursing career including a minimum 3 years of full time work experience in the last 10 years and a minimum of 2 years of clinical RN work.
    • A valid, unencumbered, unrestricted RN license in the state they live and will be completing clinical requirements.

    *Students are responsible for the cost of the residency trip and supplies.

    We also help RN’s with bachelor degrees in unrelated fields earn their MSN more quickly with our Nursing Bridge program (www.phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/nursing/programs/nursing_bridge.html). Explore our flexible course options, tuition information and learning objectives below.

    Requirements and prerequisites

    You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

    View additional requirements for licensure.

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    Customize your degree

    In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

    Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

    Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

    Program Student Learning Outcomes

    In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Health Professions graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

    Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

    Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

    Start Date: MM/DD/YYYY

    This course provides students with advanced anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of systems in relation to an individual’s health across the lifespan. Focus is given to the physiological and biological manifestations and adaptive and maladaptive changes that occur. The knowledge gained in this course lays a foundation for the management of primary care issues of the family and its members.

    Start Date: MM/DD/YYYY

    This course is designed to provide the nurse practitioner student with the information and skills to initiate and monitor drug therapy. This course will integrate advanced knowledge regarding the clinical application of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, techniques and methods of drug prescribing, approaches to data collection and problem-solving with discussions about drug therapy for common acute and chronic diseases. Emphasis will be on the practical application of important concepts used in clinical practice for clients across the lifespan.

    Advanced Health Assessment I





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    MSc Project Management – Project Management Degree #project #management #degree, #project

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    Project Management MSc

    Our MSc Project Management degree is fully accredited by the APM and PMI and can be studied full time or online.

    This reflects the quality of the structure and content in the course which is transferable to a variety of industries including oil and gas, engineering, construction, information technology, healthcare, and many other industries.

    The Project Management MSc is suitable for those already in the profession as well as those at the start of their career. It is also suitable for those who are aspiring for career change and development. It can be studied either full-time or online.

    Delivering a world class Project Management learning experience in conjunction with diverse industry practitioners and professional bodies to develop emerging and career driven individuals seeking to manage a variety of projects.

    2. What you will study

    Exit Award. PgCert Project Management

    Exit Award. PgDiploma Project Management

    Stage 3 (MSc Full Time On Campus Mode)

    Stage 3 (MSc Part Time by Distance Learning Mode)

    Award. MSc Project Management

    * Elective modules will only run where there are sufficient numbers.

    Modules and delivery order may change for operational purposes.

    The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course disclaimer for more information.

    3. How you will learn

    Full-time Study
    In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions.

    Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).

    Distance Learning
    Our supported distance learning mode of delivery allows you to study online from any location and is designed to fit in around your work commitments. You will be taught and supported by experienced industry professionals who will recreate the same challenging interactive format of the on-campus courses for those studying at a distance.

    Our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle offers students flexibility of where and when they can study, offering full and open access to tutors and other class members. Students have the benefit of being part of a group of learners with the invaluable opportunity to participate in active, group-related learning within a supportive online community setting. The online campus provides students with course materials and depending on the course it also includes:

    • Virtual tutorials
    • Live chat
    • Discussion forums – student and tutor led
    • Up-to-date web technology for delivery methods
    • User friendly material
    • Access to our online library

    As online learners, students are part of a ‘virtual cohort’ and the communication and interaction amongst members of the cohort is a significant aspect of the learning process.

    4. Entry requirements

    • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent.
    • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

    International students who do not meet our direct entry requirements for this course can gain additional entry points through our International College at Robert Gordon University.

    English Language

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

    We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

    * All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

    5. Placements and accreditations

    Consultancy Project (full-time only)
    For full-time students, there is a consultancy project opportunity which will help you gain valuable experience in real-life project management. The consultancy project will normally last between 6-8 weeks and run during the final semester, July to September.

    Your consultancy project will enable you to put into practice and apply the knowledge you have gained during the course. Our students have found this aspect of the course to be an invaluable networking opportunity, allowing them to build and extend upon their theoretical knowledge by gaining an understanding of client expectations. You should use the opportunity to make business contacts for networking in your future and career.

    Accreditation
    Our highly innovative degree was the first in the UK to receive full accreditation by the Association for Project Management. We are one of institutions spanning globally to be accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Centre for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), and the first UK University to achieve this overall. This stamp of quality ensures high standards of excellence and relevance and so you can be confidence about gaining a recognised qualification which will truly enhance your professional and personal development.

    Graduates of GAC accredited programmes are awarded 1,500 hours of project management experience which counts towards those required to achieve the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) and Program Management Professional (PgMP) credentials. The GAC is a member of the Association of Specialised and Professional Accreditors (ASPA), the unified, national voice supporting professional education.

    Aberdeen Business School itself is also recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Global Registered Education Provider. Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.) are those organisations who are approved by PMI to offer project management training for Professional Development Units (PDU).

    You will have the opportunity to take up membership with the APM and PMI during your studies and this can provide excellent networking and career opportunities.

    Upon successful completion of the Professional Body of Knowledge in Project Management module, you will be equipped with the knowledge and expertise to go on and complete the professional exams. Our staff are able to provide information and advice about these exams.

    6. Student Funding

    Scholarships Funding

    Scholarships and funding are available to eligible students at Robert Gordon University, further information via our scholarship pages.

    Robert Gordon University is delighted to offer a 20% loyalty discount on course fees for all alumni who have graduated from RGU, further information available via the Alumni page.





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    MASTERS DEGREE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT (MPM)

    Master’s in Project Management Program

    Our Master of Project Management degree program is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC). DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management are among a limited number of U.S. educational institutions and schools worldwide with this designation.

    We are continuously working with leaders in the industry to improve our curriculum and bring you some of the best program offerings in the area of project management. Taking a holistic approach, our Master’s in Project Management program includes courses in areas such as accounting, finance, marketing and applied statistics to help ensure that our students graduate with the skills required to successfully implement new programs or enhance existing ones.

    Because we know how hard it can be for many students to fit school into their work, family and other commitments, we also offer an online master’s in project management program. Providing the same quality education that is available on campus, our online program connects you with robust lectures, engaging discussions and detailed coursework, all from the convenience of your laptop. With this convenient, user-friendly format, you can pursue a master’s in project management online any time, from wherever you are.

    If you’re interested in the project management field, Keller Graduate School of Management has additional program options you may want to consider, including:

    Enrollment and Graduation Data
    Available for all of DeVry and Keller’s PMI GAC accredited programs.

    Keller Graduate School of Management’s Master’s in Project Management program* has achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org ), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.

    Conferral and Assessment Data
    Available for all of DeVry and Keller’s ACBSP accredited programs.

    *For a full list of DeVry University’s business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.

    Want to know more? Request information and a member of our team can help answer your questions.

    As one of a limited number of universities and schools worldwide to be accredited by the Global Accreditation Center of the Project Management Institute ®. we meet the standards of the leading association for project management professionals.

    MPM Graduation Requirements

    Total length of the Master’s in Project Management program varies based on the number of courses taken per 8-week session.

    Total Credit Hours: 42
    Required program: 36
    Elective: 6





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    F1 OPT Jobs, CPT, Citizen and H1B Jobs #f1 #visa #students

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    New Cutting Edge Job Site

    New Jersey Feb 25th,

    DesiOPT – F1 visa students find OPT Jobs (Optional Practical Training), CPT Jobs, H1B Jobs – OPT Students looking for jobs can find OPT employers who can sponsor H1b, CPT internship jobs, OPT CPT training or part-time OPT CPT jobs. Employers can find OPT students, CPT candidates and F1 visa student’s resumes.

    DesiOPT.com was created by group of Alumni’s who have experienced similar difficulties as faced by current jobseekers. It reduces the time spent on finding International Student Jobs and H1B sponsorship Jobs. OPT Students can quickly find H1B Sponsors, USA Sponsorship Jobs. OPT/CPT job seekers who signs up and enters basic resume details on our site, can avail below free services

    Recent Events

    Choosing An Employer

    With the consulting regime conquering the IT scenario, many OPT (Optional Practical Training) employers are in the fray to make a quick buck. So one needs (especially OPT students) to be very cautious and careful while choosing an OPT employer or OPT work. Having a good employer is very vital so as to avoid any legal, payments, and immigration issues in the future and of coz getting work assignments at reputed companies by not being on bench for too long.

    Before you set about stumbling upon an OPT employer, one needs to ascertain what his/her short-term goals are. Is it huge pay / getting placed soon. Many OPT employers entice employees with good % billing rates. One should never fall into such kind of traps especially when you are starting your career in consulting. The following are the important features one needs to consider when he/she chooses an employer:

    My Job Search Process

    As an OPT (Optional Practical Training) International Student, I had been in the same shoes are you were few years ago. I graduated from Chemical engineering from Bangalore University. I saw the trend was to start reading GRE and Toefl and plan to go to USA. Well since the job market in India was not that great, so thought why not follow the trend. Landed in US and joined master’s program in Computer Science. With 9/11 and bad economy, there were no chances of funding or even getting on-campus jobs. Somehow my luck favored and I got my first on campus job in few months. Then got my Assistantship, then my Internship and was ready to graduate.

    Job market was still worse. More then job market I didn’t have a mentor to guide me through the OPT/CPT job search process. My friends were in the same boat as I was.

    OPT Student Switching from Non IT to IT

    Well that’s a tough one…For OPT Students in the conventional majors and who bagged the OPT Jobs in their fields of study…its not at all concern for them to think about this shift at least for the time being. However this thought might arise in them once they settle down in their job and start feeling the ennui about their daily routine due to the lack of freshness or adventure. Also the lure of big pay packets is one main thing that attracts them to IT. Along with these there might be Junta who is really interested in programming stuff, web designing, has the curiosity to learn more about the business side, about finance and IT integration etc which lures them into the IT sector.

    There are many OPT Students who couldn’t grab/take the OPT Jobs in their major of study due to various reasons such as economical downturn, H1 cap reached by the time they got their job etc.

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    Adult Education and Training Courses – University of Phoenix #masters #adult

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    Adult education classes for lifelong learners

    Adult students come to class with a wealth of experience and knowledge. They also often face unique challenges and have different expectations from the education experience. It takes a special approach to help these learners reach their full potential.

    Our adult education courses are designed to address professional and career-based learning as well as community-based education. These classes encompass topics such as adult learning theory and its application to curricula and instructional design, the effective use of technology and the assessment of learning.

    Taking adult education courses allows you to develop new skills, deepen you knowledge in key areas and pursue new opportunities. Many professionals can benefit from taking adult education classes online, including community college instructors, corporate trainers and those who work in an instructional or mentoring capacity with adult students.

    Enroll in adult education classes and learn about:

    • The principles of adult learning and androgenic theory.
    • Multicultural strategies for the adult learner.
    • The role of communication in team dynamics.
    • Curriculum theory and instructional design.

    Students can take advantage of helpful services and online resources —all designed to help you succeed. You can take an individual class for personal development or apply your credit toward a degree program. Please note, if you plan on transferring to an outside educational institution, it is important that you check with them first to determine if credits are transferable .

    We make continuing education convenient for the adult learner. You can take adult education classes online when it’s convenient for you. You can even access your courses on the go with our mobile app .

    Let us help you get the continued education you need to reach all of your goals. Call 866.484.1815 to get started or request more information today.





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    Master of Science in Nonprofit Management

    Overview

    Facing the threat of privatization and for-profit competition, nonprofit organizations are challenged to find leaders who not only possess keen business and managerial skills, but can also effect change at a community or social level. Being successful in this dynamic and rewarding field requires strong leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of fundraising, marketing, program development, and governance issues.

    Integrating theoretical approaches with practical applications, the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management prepares you for a leadership position in a not-for-profit university, hospital, charity, foundation, or religious organization. Upon completion of this nonprofit degree. you emerge well equipped to embark on a career in nonprofit management—prepared [and inspired] to make a meaningful impact.

    The mission of the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management at the College of Professional Studies is to offer courses which further develop the students’ knowledge, skills, talent, and abilities. Faculty in the program support students’ developmental goals through action-oriented courses which link theoretical learning to practical application. Nonprofit management courses aim to prepare students to be mission-driven executive leaders, managers, employees, and board members in public and private nonprofit organizations.

    Program Objectives

    • Explore leadership practices that contribute to organizational success
    • Understand legal and governance issues in nonprofit organizations
    • Hone your fundraising skills, including grant and proposal writing
    • Recognize important social, organizational, and cultural change agents
    • Discover traditional and nontraditional ways to promote nonprofits to supporters, the public, and the media
    • Analyze national and international trends, issues, and political shifts affecting the nonprofit marketplace

    Career Outlook

    Hiring in nonprofit organizations is on the upswing. In fact, according to Nonprofit HR Solutions’ 2015 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey, the nonprofit sector ranks third in the U.S. in overall employment, with more than 10.7m employees.

    The fastest growing jobs are in:

    • Direct services
    • Fundraising
    • Program management
    • Program support

    Interested in Learning More?

    Required minimum credit hours: between 45-47 q.h. depending on the selected concentration

    Admissions Requirements

    Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

    • Online application
    • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the University s academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant s statement of purpose
    • Professional resume: Current resume that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
    • Two letters of recommendation: from individual(s) with either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities, such as a faculty member, current employer, mentor, or colleague
    • Official undergraduate degree documentation
    • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines
    • Website Transcript Copy: To submit and complete your application you are able to upload your unofficial transcript directly to your online application. It can be uploaded in PDF format directly to the online application. Please ensure that the scanned documents are readable and include all courses, grades, (i.e. marks, scores, etc.) and credits completed to date. The scanned documents should also include information pertaining to the institution’s grading scale. If accepted, you will additionally need to provide your official transcript. In order for a transcript to be “official,” it must be in a sealed envelope from the transferring college or university.

    For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Graduate Admissions.

    All requirements must be received prior to review.

    Tuition

    Estimated total tuition for this program is $30,195.00 .

    Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of quarter hours. Most courses are 3-6 quarter hours. See Graduate Tuition Rates for details.

    Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

    Tuition Calculator

    Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

    *A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.

    Student Profile

    Who Will Your Classmates Be?

    This master’s degree program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a management or leadership position in the nonprofit sector. This sector spans charitable, educational, scientific, and religious/faith-based organizations, as well as private foundations such as grant-making entities, civic and social organizations, business leagues, veterans’ organizations, and political action committees.

    While the program is open to individuals who are new to the nonprofit sector, it is best suited for those with at least three years of experience working in or volunteering for a nonprofit organization.

    All Master of Science in Nonprofit Management applicants must hold an undergraduate degree.

    Faculty Spotlight

    Rick J. Arrowood is an Academic Specialist/Full-time faculty member with Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. Arrowood’s primary area of focus is in the nonprofit management track, although he also teaches with Foundation Year, Global Pathways, and in a number of leadership programs. In addition, he has earned a reputation for creating highly interactive online learning opportunities through NUOnline by maximizing the learning experience for the student, often replicated by other faculty.

    Before joining the full-time teaching faculty at the College of Professional Studies, Mr. Arrowood served two decades in high-level leadership roles in nonprofit organizations. In 2008, through a Governor’s Citation, Governor Deval L. Patrick recognized Arrowood’s contributions of service to the ALS nonprofit community. In addition, he is credited with envisioning the first-ever state-wide registry for people living with Lou Gehrig’s disease through a legislative mandate. Today, this registry remains fully funded and is being replicated nationwide.

    In addition to his extensive nonprofit leadership, Rick J. Arrowood brings seven years of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience in adjunct capacities at area colleges and universities in the disciplines of nonprofit, business, human services, and professional studies. He began working with the College of Professional Studies as a senior lecturer in 2008 where he has taught legal governance and board issues, human resource management, financial management, fundraising and development, professional speaking, and business law. In the fall of 2010, Arrowood taught a graduate leadership course through the Global Leadership Program at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

    Mr. Arrowood received his Juris Doctor degree from the Massachusetts School of Law and a Bachelor of Human Resource Management from Palm Beach Atlantic College.

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Specialized Knowledge
      Interpret the major theories, research methods, and approaches to inquiry and practice in nonprofit management, leadership, and capacity building, and illustrate their applications and relationships to allied fields of study.
    2. Broad and Integrative Knowledge
      Articulate and defend the significance and implications of the work in terms of challenges and trends in a social or global context.
    3. Applied and Collaborative Learning
      Identify and investigate current nonprofit gaps and needs related to capacity-building deficiencies, including assessment of approaches and recommendations applicable to organizations.
    4. Civic and Global Learning
      Propose a path to resolution of a problem in the field of study that is complicated by competing interests or by rival interests within a nation other than the U.S.
    5. Experiential Learning
      Synthesize and transfer learning to new, complex situations within course work or beyond the classroom via experiential opportunities.

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    Master of Science in Counselor Education – School Counseling (MS)

    More information:

    The Master of Science in Counselor Education: School Counseling emphasis is designed for students wishing preparation as counselors in school settings, primarily public schools. The SOC code for this particular occupation is 21-1012.

    Counseling Education Program Mission Statement

    The Counselor Education Program at Eastern Washington University is committed to the selection, training, supervision, and professional success of counseling students, in keeping with the high standards established by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). As a regional teaching university, EWU has a proud history of providing education to a high percentage of first generation college students, often from under-represented and lower socioeconomic communities, a tradition which the Counselor Education program maintains. Thus, counselor training occurs in a learning community that is intentionally focused on both skills development and personal growth of the counselor-in-training. In this way, Counselor Education fulfills its purpose of preparing competent and caring professional counselors to meet the needs of diverse urban and rural communities.

    Classes and experiences are organized to provide thorough instruction in the skills and knowledge generally recognized by the counseling profession to be effective with a K-12 population. Candidates not only focus on the following in the graduate classroom, but also for the K-12 population he or she will serve: academic, career, and personal/social development. The program is not only accredited by CACREP, but is approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB). Graduates of the program meet the requirements to become an Educational Staff Associate (ESA), the credential held by School Counselors.

    Candidates of the program will have education and experiences shaped by the ASCA (American School Counseling Association) National Model. They also have opportunity to be mentored by professionals in the community while they complete an internship. This relationship helps guide the candidate in construction of a professional portfolio, which is a product of the knowledge and skills gained through the graduate experience. Themes include leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and systemic change, which are incorporated into the components of the ASCA model. The components are foundation, management, accountability, and delivery. Instruction includes all of these aspects, along with the CACREP core competencies, providing graduates with a solid entry point for a rewarding career.

    A student enrolled in this program can expect to graduate in 21 months or 6 academic quarters over 2 academic years. We have a 100% on-time completion rate once a student begins. Resident tuition for the school couneling program is $21,906.96 for two years (2016-2017) and non-resident tuition is $50,876.76 for two years. Fees for two academic year average around $1200.00 and estimated book costs for the program for 2 years is $1000.00. Gainful Employment Electronic Announcement #42 – 2011-2012 Disclosures for Gainful Employment Programs

    Number of Graduates

    Approximately 40 students were enrolled in the program with an estimated 75% graduation rate during the 2013-2014. Average completion rate is typically higher and ranges between 85% and 100%. The Program accepts a variable number of students each year, but is typically 24-30 with 50% in each emphasis – meaning 12 school counseling candidates. Eighty percent of accepted students graduate in the expected time period, two years for full-time students. Courses accommodate only full-time students. When a student graduates from this program, he or she is able to enter the workforce at the MA + 45 level at any school district in Washington.

    *Percent of students who graduated within the expected timeframe
    **National Counselor Exam or the WA state licensure exam
    ***for students seeking job placement

    The Counselor Education Core faculty members are:
    Keely Hope
    Rebecca Rudd
    Karrie Swan

    What will I study?

    Classes and experiences are organized to provide thorough grounding in the skills and knowledge generally recognized by the counseling profession. The program is accredited by CACREP and exceeds the Washington state requirement for ESA-School Counselor Certification.

    Practical application is stressed and students are provided early and continuous skill practice with personalized feedback and coaching. Continuous opportunities for expanding awareness of the self of the counselor will be provided.

    School Counseling Course Requirements and Credit Hours
    PSYC 506 Counseling Development and Transition Across the Lifespan (4)
    PSYC 509 Classroom Management for the School Counselor (3)
    PSYC 520 Tactics of Psychological Research (4)
    PSYC 540 Professional School Counseling (4)
    PSYC 542 Career Counseling (4)
    PSYC 544 Counseling Theory and Techniques (4)
    PSYC 547 Assessment in School Counseling (4)
    PSYC 548 Counseling Children and Adolescents (4)
    PSYC 569 Family Systems and Parent Education (4)
    PSYC 575 DSM Treatment Issues for Counselors (4)
    PSYC 580 Consultation in the Counseling Profession (2)
    PSYC 582 The Law for School Counselors (3)
    PSYC 583 Group Experience (1)
    PSYC 584 Group Theory (2)
    PSYC 585 Group Process in Counseling (2)
    PSYC 587 Addictive Behavior Counseling (4)
    PSYC 588 Crisis Intervention and Trauma Counseling (4)
    PSYC 590 Diversity Counseling (3)
    PSYC 594 Advanced School Counseling (3)
    PSYC 602 Professional Portfolio (3)
    PSYC 694 Practicum (12) – PrePracticum (4) Praticum (8)
    PSYC 697 Internship (15)

    Successful completion of both a written comprehensive examination of conceptual attainments and an oral interview of practical applications is required for graduation.

    Minimum total credits for above master’s degree 95 credits

    Contact Information

    Nick Jackson, PhD
    Department Chair
    135 Martin Hall, Cheney, WA 99004





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    Elementary Education: Degrees – Programs: Graduate: School of Education: Indiana University

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    School of Education

    Degrees Programs

    Elementary Education

    You can make a daily difference in the lives of young students and nurture a lifelong passion for discovery. At the IU School of Education, we help passionate and committed individuals become the kinds of teachers that students will remember for the rest of their lives.

    Programs Offered:
    Overview

    Our elementary education program ranked #8 in the nation by U.S. News World Report has produced many of Indiana s best teachers. Whether you re entering the field of education, want to build upon your skills and knowledge as a practicing educator, or plan to pursue a career as an education policy maker or researcher, we offer the right degree for you.

    Faculty

    Our elementary education faculty offers a broad range of expertise in reading, science, mathematics, and social sciences education. As scholars, they ve produced groundbreaking research on topics ranging from teacher training to improving literacy rates for multicultural students. As educators, they have served as mentors to many of Indiana s best teachers.

    • Donna Adomat. Associate Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
    • Valarie Akerson. Professor of Science Education
    • Sharon Daley. Clinical Assistant Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
    • Jesse Goodman. Emeritus
    • Carol-Anne Hossler. Clinical Associate Professor of Elementary Education
    • Peter Kloosterman. Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education 2010-2015; Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education
    • Diana Lambdin. Martha Lea and Bill Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education (2005-2010) and Emerita Professor (Mathematics Education and Teacher Education)
    • Mitzi Lewison. Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
    • Terrence Mason. Interim Dean
    • Leana McClain. Senior Clinical Lecturer
    • Carmen Medina. Associate Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
    • Meredith Park Rogers. Associate Professor of Science Education
    Careers

    IU graduates make up one third of newly licensed teachers in Indiana each year. To help you find a position that fits your skills, content area, and interests, our School of Education career counselors are available to:

    • Develop effective resumes and cover letters
    • Improve your networking and interview skills
    • Interview with prospective employers at education job fairs
    Contact

    For further information about the M.S. in Elementary Education (Elementary Education Track), please contact:

    Meredith Park Rogers
    Program Coordinator
    Associate Professor, Science Education
    Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    W.W. Wright Education Building, Room 3072
    201 North Rose Avenue
    Bloomington, Indiana 47405-1006
    Phone: (812) 856-8168
    Email:

    For further information about the Ed.S. in Elementary Education, Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies (Elementary Education Track), and Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies (Elementary Education Track), please contact:

    The Elementary Certification Masters Program (ECMP) is on moratorium while it is being revised. To receive updates on this program please contact:

    Office of Teacher Education
    Email: edhelp





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    Master of Public Policy – Graduate School of Public Policy #public

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    Master of Public Policy

    Program Description

    The Master of Public Policy (MPP) provides students with opportunities to conduct research and contribute to the study of public policy and the application of policy expertise in the real world. Students graduating from this program possess the research skills necessary to play integral roles in the civil service, research organizations and industry associations. Top students from this program may go on to doctoral programs in public policy.

    The program is designed so that students can finish in as little as 16-24 months of studying full time. Upon entry into the program, each student is assigned a research advisor and an advisory committee.

    Students entering the MPP program are required to participate in the Get Connected! academic orientation for new students, which is held in early September.

    The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) made changes to the MPP program, which took effect for students who began in the fall 2011 semester. Those MPP students who started the program prior to then will be required to meet the program as it was constructed when they were admitted.

    Research

    As one of Canada’s leading schools for policy analysis and research, the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is making a difference by concentrating its research capacity on three main priority areas:

    JSGS faculty are committed to encouraging student involvement on research projects, grant applications, seminar series, and other opportunities for knowledge translation. As such the school has on average three to five fully funded fellowships to support Master of Public Policy students ($20K over 16 months) and doctoral students ($23K annually for three years).

    Reseach Supervisors

    It is not necessary to find a potential supervisor before you begin an application. The list below though may be helpful to learn about the individual research interests of our faculty.

    Courses

    Internships

    Application Qualifications

    Funding and Tuition





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    Sports Marketing Degree Program Information #sports #marketing #masters #programs, #sports #marketing

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    Sports Marketing Degree Program Information

    Essential Information

    Undergraduate students interested in sports marketing should enroll in a bachelor’s degree program that includes courses in marketing strategies, public relations theories and advertising principles as they relate to the sports industry. Some 4-year degree programs provide students with an overview of basic business. management and accounting principles.

    Some degree programs in sports marketing require students to perform marketing research and devise practical marketing strategies for real or imaginary clients in preparation for an actual career in the field. Internships are generally required of all students.

    Find schools that offer these popular programs

    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
    • Physical Education and Health
    • Sport and Fitness Management
    • Sports Medicine

    Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Marketing

    Aspiring sports marketing professionals should earn a high school diploma or GED before they consider enrolling in a degree program at a 4-year university. College freshmen should complete basic courses in business, communications, computer technology and social sciences before they declare a sports marketing major. The courses found within a bachelor’s degree program in sports marketing combine practical information related to the sports industry as well as basic business and marketing principles. Some examples include:

    • Marketing principles
    • Business law
    • Communications
    • Organizational management
    • The business of sports
    • Sports marketing

    Employment Outlook and Salary Info

    Sports marketing professionals promote and advertise sports teams, tournaments, games and events. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) does not record data specific to the field of sports marketing. However, a degree in sports marketing can provide graduates with the means to gain entry-level employment in a variety of positions in public relations, advertising and sports venue management.

    The BLS predicted that job openings for advertising, promotions and marketing managers would increase by 9% between 2014 and 2024, while jobs for public relations specialists were expected to grow by 6% in that same time period (www.bls.gov ). The median salary for a public relations specialist was $56,770 as of May 2015, per the BLS.

    Students in a sports marketing degree program at the bachelor’s level will complete courses related to business law, communications, and organizational management in addition to basic courses like business and social sciences. Those in the program may also need to complete an internship.

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    Learn how to become a sports photojournalist. Research the education, career requirements and experience required for starting.

    Student athletes may find themselves under a lot of pressure as they balance classwork with trying to be a top sports performer.

    Now that the Internet is a central part of most consumers’ daily lives, it’s also become the center of the marketing world.

    Advertising and marketing are related majors with key differences, though advertising is a part of marketing. The various.

    • EdD in Organizational Leadership – Health Care Administration
    • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Sports Business
    • MBA: Health Systems Management
    • MS in Health Care Administration
    • Master of Public Administration – Health Care Management
    • BS in Sports Management
    • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
    • BS in Health Care Administration
    • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
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    Earn a Master s Degree in Organizational Development and Leadership

    Time to completion:

    Leaders today need to navigate the challenges of complex organizations by facilitating change, building relationships, and creating and executing strategies that put people first. Professionals who study organization development and leadership recognize that leadership is journey of personal transformation. Social science has shown us that outstanding leaders and change agents build a set of competencies and skills by experimenting, reflecting on experiences, and gaining insights through feedback.

    The online Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership (MSODL) from Saint Joseph’s University is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the people side of change and is an alternative to more traditional business degrees. The hands-on, holistic approach of the MSODL program emphasizes experiential learning, with interactive assignments that allow you to apply what you are learning to your current position. Through a series of practical activities aimed at helping you increase your self-awareness and developing knowledge of organizational dynamics you will find yourself standing out as a leader and change agent at work.

    By the time you graduate with an online MS in ODL degree from Saint Joseph’s University, you will be better able to communicate your vision, challenge yourself, inspire and develop leadership in others, and lead sustainable change. You’ll learn to challenge yourself and inspire others. You will meet face-to-face with your classmates and professors in a four-day residency where you will build powerful personal and professional connections. This environment of experiential learning sets Saint Joseph’s University apart with an MS in ODL degree program built for the demands of the modern marketplace.

    The maximum number of people on a team to drive optimum performance is eight to ten. 1

    A group’s development stage doesn’t change unless 50 percent or more of the core members leave. 1

    MS in Organizational Development and Leadership Curriculum

    A Master of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership degree prepares business leaders to manage strategic change in order to guide a company to growth and financial success. Saint Joseph’s University’s MS in ODL curriculum focuses on the human side of business with coursework covering organizational behavior, leadership development, culture change, coaching, and personal and professional growth. Students graduate the program knowing the best ways to inspire and motivate staff to meet their own professional goals using research based-models and tools such as:

    • Emotional and social intelligence
    • Leadership styles
    • Team development
    • Cultural competence
    • Power and authority dynamics
    • Effective communication

    Collaborative and Flexible Learning Environment

    Collaboration within a team is an important leadership competency and critical to the adult learning process. That’s why, even in an online environment, the master’s in organizational development leadership degree from Saint Joseph’s University emphasizes working with others through dynamic online experiential learning. You will complete assignments and projects that are immediately applicable to your workplace while honing your team-building and leadership skills, all without sacrificing the convenience and flexibility of online education.

    Every online ODL student also takes part in a four-day residency in Change Leadership in Philadelphia. There, you’ll interact with faculty members and peers to take a deep dive into facilitating change through understanding and experiencing organizational systems from the individual, group, and organizational perspectives. Through this, you will learn about your own styles and strengths, experiment with team dynamics, and practice leveraging organizational hierarchies and perceptions to foster change.

    Saint Joseph’s University’s flexible online learning format enables working professionals with at least eight years of experience to advance their careers without sacrificing their current job or time with family. You will be able to complete schoolwork and schedule study time around your existing family and career obligations. While the curriculum is rigorous, you will be applying what you learn to your everyday work environment. There has never been a more convenient way to increase your professional credentials and acquire valuable skills in leadership and organizational development that help you advance your career and enhance the development of your organization.

    The Saint Joseph’s University Difference

    Earning an online master’s in ODL degree from Saint Joseph’s University is just a single step in the process of becoming an empathetic leader who understands complex organizations and diverse cultures. The degree is part of the process in which students will draw from the expertise of their faculty and develop themselves as leaders throughout the program. Rooted in theory and built on real-world experience, the online master’s in organizational development degree will help you unlock your leadership potential and take your career to new, rewarding heights.

    Discover More about the Master’s in Organizational Development and Leadership

    Take a moment to gain more insight on this growing field by visiting St. Joseph’s University’s content resource center where you will find tools, tips, and thoughts specific to Organizational Development and Leadership.

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    Master of Laws in Taxation Law

    Program at a Glance

    Tax law has become an increasingly challenging area of practice in today’s complex and global regulatory environment, and Boston University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program stands at the forefront of preparing lawyers to meet these challenges. In fact, BU Law is ranked #8 in the nation in tax law according to U.S. News World Report (2017 edition).

    BU Law’s renowned Graduate Tax Program, first established in 1959, is available through online instruction, enabling practitioners to receive either fundamental or advanced training in a convenient, accessible format. This 24-credit option provides the same rigorous and comprehensive course of study—and expert faculty—as BU Law’s traditional, residential Graduate Tax Program.

    The online Graduate Tax Program enables students to master not only the fundamental concepts of tax law, but also develop a thorough understanding of how complex tax issues are handled across a variety of practical settings.

    Professional Support for Students and Graduates of the LLM in Taxation

    At Boston University you can participate in personalized counseling sessions aimed to help you identify and achieve your professional goals. Each 45-minute session is tailored to your individual needs. All advisors are former practicing attorneys whose real-world experience can translate into real-world strategies for your career success. Session topics are yours to select and are not limited to the following:

    • Interview preparation;
    • Résumé optimization and formatting;
    • Professional etiquette and networking strategies;
    • Professional development tactics designed to promote career advancement.

    The tools and strategies provided in these one-on-one sessions are designed to enhance your professional standing in the practice. Available upon the successful completion of your first 12 credits, the sessions will be an important part of your overall BU Law education.

    Additional support includes:

    • Professional Development Guides
    • Online Job Database
    • Alumni Database and Networking
    • Tax Attorney Recruiting Event (TARE)

    Awards Accreditations

    #8, Best Law Schools, Tax Law, U.S. News World Report. 2017

    #2, LLM in Taxation, Best of the National Law Journal (2014 Edition)

    Why Choose BU’s Master of Laws in Taxation?

    • You ll benefit from a personalized course of study from a curriculum that blends practice and theory.
    • Your advanced law degree from BU is valued by a wide variety of employers: As of January 2015, over 92% of the Class of 2014 was fully employed: of this 92%, 35% were employed at accounting firms, 42% at law firms, 21% as in-house counsel, and 2% at government bodies. And they’re not just employed in New England: 46% of employed Class of 2014 graduates work in either the Mid-Atlantic, the West Coast, the Midwest, the South, or internationally.
    • This LLM program option is ideal for domestic and foreign-trained lawyers who seek to expand their expertise in tax law, and features:
      • Accessible and engaged faculty
      • Live sessions
      • Diverse course content offering a balance between fundamental tax law and specific tax law subjects
      • A top-ranked degree from a highly valued institution
    • The program provides:
      • A fundamental understanding of the practical application of tax theory
      • Enhanced knowledge of tax law to better serve clients and employers
      • Specialized training that can lead to an expanded client base
      • Intensive training in tax that can lead to a new direction in one’s legal
      • An advanced law degree that employers value

    Cost*

    Curriculum

    The 24-credit online curriculum may be completed in as few as two sessions of full-time study, or part time over the course of up to four years—a flexible arrangement designed for the schedules of busy professionals whose responsibilities preclude enrollment in our on-campus program. The online format allows students to begin the program in any of the three sessions—fall, spring, or summer.

    Courses

    In order to receive BU Law’s Master of Laws in Taxation, students enrolled in the fully online option must complete 24 credits of coursework.

    • All online students are expected to complete the degree requirements within four years.
    • Twenty-four (24) credits are required to complete the degree program.
    • Required courses include Federal Income Taxation I II, Tax Practice and Procedure, Partnership Tax I, and Introduction to Corporate Tax.
    • Requirements and prerequisites can be waived based on prior coursework.

    Admission

    Admissions standards to the online LLM in Taxation program option are the same as those for the traditional, residential option. Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation program.





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    Mental Health Counseling Degree – Online Masters – University of Phoenix

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    Master of Science in Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    Navigating the requirements of the mental health counseling profession can prove challenging, but through our Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program, you can earn the experience and skills needed to support others through their personal journeys. The coursework and field experience required for this program will help prepare you for the next step in your profession.

    Faculty with experience in fields they teach provide you with relevant coursework so you can understand and successfully approach the intricate process of clinical mental health counseling. In addition to learning clinical practice skills, you’ll also develop skills in cultural competency and client advocacy. Use those skills with actual clients in counseling settings, taking one class at a time for a flexible path toward your degree.

    With a Master of Science in Counseling, become the counselor you want to be and apply reasoning, problem solving and insight to each individual situation to empower and change people’s lives.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Masters of Science in Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling is to prepare confident, competent, and reflective clinical mental health counselors with the professional dispositions, and demonstrated knowledge and skills in all of the following areas: professional counseling orientation and ethical practice, social and cultural diversity, human growth and development, career development, counseling and helping relationships, group counseling and group work, assessment and testing, and research and program evaluation. Furthermore, students who are preparing to specialize as clinical mental health counselors will demonstrate foundational knowledge and skills necessary to address a wide variety of circumstances within the context of clinical mental health counseling practice.

    Requirements and prerequisites

    You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which will be earned from required courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

    Customize your degree

    In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Social Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

    Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Science in Counseling with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

    Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

    Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

    Program Student Learning Outcomes

    In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Social Sciences graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

    Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Science in Counseling with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

    Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

    Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

    Start Date: MM/DD/YYYY

    This course focuses on intensive skill building in individual counseling. The relationship between assessment, theory, application of strategy and intervention, setting goals with clients, closure, and referral are emphasized as essential to the counseling environment. Emphasis is also placed on treatment plans, ethics, and cultural diversity.

    Start Date: MM/DD/YYYY

    This course addresses addiction concepts and counseling practices. Topics include an overview of dependency theories, major substances of abuse, assessment, diagnosis, treatment modalities, special topics, and working with diverse populations.

    Campus Report for Utah

    The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) awards programmatic accreditation to the Master of Science in Counseling program at the Utah Campus of University of Phoenix for meeting specific professional and educational standards.

    Program Student Learning Outcome Assessment for Utah

    Utah MSC-CCMH Campus Faculty

    MSC-CCMH Online Faculty

    Campus Report for Arizona

    The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) awards programmatic accreditation to the Master of Science in Counseling program at the Phoenix Main and Southern Arizona campuses of University of Phoenix for meeting specific professional and educational standards.

    Phoenix Campus MSC-CCMH Faculty

    Southern Arizona Campus MSC-CCMH Faculty

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    What Master s Degree is Best for a Business Student?

    One specific degree dominates business schools; however, there are several other degrees available for business students who want to work in specific occupations.

    The Master of Business Administration

    The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the central business degree many business school students enroll in. Besides Ph.D. programs for doctoral students, MBAs dominate business school curricula. An MBA program consists of a core curriculum of classes like finance, leadership, marketing, and business technology. After core courses are completed, MBA students typically take a few electives and may participate in projects where they begin working with other students in teams to establish business plans. Some MBA programs have global requirements, where the student must intern for credit at an international firm anywhere in the world. Most MBA programs last 2-years when the student is enrolled full-time.

    MBA programs are split between general curriculum programs and a concentration curriculum. Some business schools set an established curriculum of required and elective courses to make a student generally trained in business. Other business schools have the option of allowing students to concentrate on a specific academic field in business. Although it depends on the business school, some concentrations may include accounting, finance, health care management, entrepreneurial management, human resource management, marketing, or risk management. Many business schools offer dual programs as well. This is where the business school works with another graduate program, like the law school, to provide the student a dual curriculum. Law is one common dual degree, but other programs may dual with the MBA program depending on the school. Some examples include public policy and business, education and business, or computer science and business. Many business schools offer MBAs on a full-time, evening, or weekend basis. The evening and weekend programs are meant for working adults who must attend classes at night or on the weekend.

    Non-MBA Degrees

    The purpose of an MBA degree, even if the concentration is in finance or accounting, is to build business acumen in the student. The general courses and networking atmosphere of MBA programs help the student learn and grow to become a business leader. However, there are other graduate degrees besides the MBA that are focused more on the exact degree program. Some business schools will have various Master of Science (M.S.) programs in fields like finance or management. These programs are focused entirely on their subject with concentration and general requirement courses.

    Business schools also have very specific degrees that reflect professions. One common master s program is the Master of Accountancy (MAcc). This is a unique master s degree in that it is meant for accountants who want to progress their careers to the highest professional attainment in the accounting sector. Other unique master s programs may include a Master of Business Taxation (MBT), a Master of Medical Management (MMM), or a Master of Management Studies (MMS).

    What Kind of Jobs Need Master s Degrees in Business?

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) cites several business, financial, and managerial positions that may require or recommend master s degrees. Although bachelor s degrees are the recommended minimum for many of these jobs, the BLS states that increased competition has made many employers look for candidates that hold master s degrees. For example, human resources managers may need a M.S. in human resources and labor relations or a MBA in human resources management. Financial managers with a MBA in finance or a M.S. in economics or finance are beginning to be preferred by some companies. Finally, as stated before, many more accountants are investing in a MAcc to expand their professional horizons beyond a bachelor s degree in accounting, or to help prepare them for the CPA Exam.

    What Degree Is the Best?

    So, what business master s degree is best? The answer to this commonly asked question depends on the professional career the student is seeking. The MBA remains the most popular and can include many concentrations relevant to any student s interests. However, if finance or accounting are a student s passions, then investing in the specific master s programs in those fields may be recommended.

    Like our name suggests, we’re here to help you explore the vast world of Master’s degrees in all the disciplines you can imagine. If you’re still deciding on a career path, we can help there, too. In addition to providing useful information about various types of Master’s degrees you can obtain, our editors also provide reviews and rankings to help you narrow down the field when it comes to selecting which programs to pursue.

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    Vintage Bible College – Seminary of Winston Salem, Greensboro, High Point,

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    Thank you for your interest in Vintage Bible College. VBC is a non-denominational school of ministry located in Winston-Salem, NC. We offer on-campus, distance learning, and online programs of study. We are committed to providing affordable quality education with excellence.

    There has never been a better opportunity for you to take advantage of previous education and experience and allow it to work for you in the form of an earned degree. You should request a Free Academic Evaluation to determine your eligibility for an accelerated program of study.





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    The Rutgers School of Public Health does not discriminate in admissions or access to its programs and activities on the basis of race/color, ethnicity, national origin, religion/creed, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.

    Applications for admission to the Rutgers School of Public Health are encouraged from qualified college graduates with a Baccalaureate degree who desire training in the disciplines of public health and who have realistic plans for utilizing what they learn. Most students are admitted in matriculated status in the MPH, MS, or PhD degree programs. Applicants are accepted to a specific department on a specific campus. A smaller number, often those not meeting all of the admission criteria, are admitted in non-matriculated status. These students normally are permitted to take up to 12 credits of coursework and, if they achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, to matriculate in the MPH program. The School also accepts visiting students and certificate students for limited amounts of coursework. Upon receipt of an acceptance letter, students are required to send a non-refundable $100.00 seat deposit to the campus that they will be attending, which is applied to the first tuition bill when the student registers. The check is payable to Rutgers School of Public Health.

    Application is administered through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) except for students in a dual degree, residency, or fellowship program, as well as those having Rutgers faculty status, and students applying to a certificate program or seeking non-matriculated status. If you fall into any of these categories, please contact the Campus Office for the campus of interest.

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    You know that leadership requires action. Take control of your future with a Strayer Master s Degree. Our on campus and online master s degree programs provide relevant content, the latest theory and application techniques, and the leadership training that allows you to take your education from classroom to boardroom right away. If you re considering graduate school, an online master s degree from Strayer is a flexible, supported option that fits with your busy life. Strayer offers online master s degrees in a range of in-demand subject areas:

    Business Administration

    Get well-rounded leadership in one of 14 areas of business management. Fast track your Strayer MBA with the 10-course program, available in some states and campuses.

    Getting your online master’s degree can help you set you apart from the competition once you’ve obtained a bachelor’s degree. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 12% of the U.S. population has obtained a Master’s Degree or higher.*

    More than 250 organizations, including Sodexo, AT T, Grady Health Systems, General Dynamics IT and NASA GFSC turn to Strayer to train their employees.

    “The fact that leading companies are hiring Strayer graduates is impressive, but it’s not surprising.”

    – Felicia Blow, MBA Alumna

    * National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 2011. available at http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012001.pdf .

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    Master of Science Degree in Judicial Administration – MSU Criminal JusticeMSU

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    Master of Science Degree in Judicial Administration

    The online 30-credit master of science degree in Judicial Administration is available for student enrollment. Courses address emerging issues and trends in judicial administration in the United States and globally, as well as the theories, methods, and practices deemed to be critically important for the administration of courts.

    Students can complete this master of science degree program in 24 months.

    To further discuss your career interest in judicial administration, contact Catharine White by e-mail or phone 517-432-1716 or Melissa Christle by e-mail or phone 517-353-7133.

    Application Information

    Applications for the Judicial Administration masters program are screened for fall, spring, and summer semester entry. Upcoming deadlines for application are March 22 (Summer 2017), July 5 (Fall 2017), and November 13 (Spring 2018). Applicants are typically notified of admission decisions within 6-8 weeks of the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

    Application materials that may be uploaded include :

    • Application for Graduate Study at Michigan State University. May be submitted online here . The major code for the Judicial Administration Masters program is 7728. After you begin your application, you will receive an email with a login and password. Before paying your application fee, go to Grad Portal and log in. You will be prompted to upload the following documents and request Letters of Recommendation. Please note: If the application fee is paid before you visit the Grad Portal, you will be unable to upload supporting documents or request letters of recommendation.
    • A statement of your academic and professional goals. This should include information about your motivation to study criminal justice, a description of relevant research and/or work experience, and any other information that you would like the admissions committee to know. The Application for Graduate Study has fields for an academic statement and a personal statement, and you may either submit statements there or upload a single combined essay to the Grad Portal.
    • Three letters of recommendation from tenure-track faculty who can comment on your ability to perform graduate work. Please request letters of recommendation through the Grad Portal. You will click on Letters of Recommendation (right side of screen) and then Register Recommender (bottom left side of screen). After you submit the names and email addresses, an email will be automatically generated and sent to them, requesting a letter of recommendation on your behalf and including instructions on uploading the letter.

    Additional required materials include :

    • ONE set of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. A transcript of work at MSU is not required, unless you attended MSU College of Law. International students must submit official transcripts in both the original language and English translation of transcript and diploma. Please have transcripts mailed directly from the institutions attended to:

    Judicial Administration Masters Program
    Michigan State University
    Baker Hall
    655 Auditorium Road Room 560
    East Lansing, MI 48824

    Please note: While a criminal justice undergraduate major is not required for admission to the program, the applicant must have a background of education and occupational experience appropriate to the successful pursuit of graduate work. Applicants insufficiently prepared for graduate studies in criminal justice may be required to complete collateral coursework or pursue individualized study.

    Program Requirements

    What is a typical course like?

    Online courses are very similar to the on-campus program except for the method of delivery. Students get a syllabus outlining course requirements, are assigned weekly readings and required to post their evaluation of the readings in discussion rooms. Classmates then comment on the input of other students. Case problems may be required and the class may be broken into small groups, with a team leader who is required to post each group s solution to the case. Research papers may be required, with an executive summary posted for review by students and a complete paper submitted to the professor. If the topic appears of interest to other students, they may request a copy by contacting the author.

    Should I be concerned about taking the GRE since I have been out of school for several years?

    Some students express concern about the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and their scores, since they may have been out of college for a number of years. Remember this is only one area considered by the graduate review committee when making admissions decisions. Letters of reference, personal statement, prior grades, and success on the job are other factors considered. GRE practice exams, a list of testing centers, and other information may be found at www.ets.org/gre.

    If the course is online, why do I have to order textbooks?

    Volumes of written material on the Internet become difficult for students to manage. When supplemented with reading packs or books, students are able to do reading away from the computer. It is also important for students to acquire a professional library.

    What university services are available to me?

    Library access, a writing center, financial aid, bookstore, and other university resources are available to online students. For example, students may order course books via e-mail from campus bookstores. Books and documents needed for course projects can be obtained from library via e-mail at no cost.

    What type of financial aid is available?

    Since this is a degree-granting program, veterans benefits may be applicable. Students eligible for veterans benefits must submit the required certificate to the VA Office on campus. Contact the Veteran Certification Office at 517-355-5032.

    How many credits can I transfer into the program?

    You may transfer up to nine graduate level credits from an accredited institution into the program. You must have received at least a 3.0 in each of the courses, and we will need to review course descriptions and syllabi to determine if the courses meet the requirements of this program. Transfer credits are most often applied toward elective requirements. The department chair or dean has final approval.

    How do I access grades?

    Student grades may be obtained at stuinfo.msu.edu. along with other academic, personal and financial aid information.





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    Master s of Science in Education #masters #in #educational #technology #leadership

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    Masters of Science in Education,

    Educational Technology Leadership Option

    The Educational Technology Leadership Option provides the participants with additional technological knowledge and skills to create effective school district technology plans, to develop training programs for classroom teachers in the use of technology, to promote organizational change through technology, to manage technology resources and personnel in a school setting, and to apply their technical skills and knowledge to identify and utilize technological resources appropriately for the needs of the schools, school districts, and similar educational organizations.

    Masters Program Overview

    The program is designed for educators, technology specialists, and e-learning developers who serve in creative leadership roles in school districts, industry and governmental agencies. It specializes in e-learning development, and fosters technological and leadership skills of graduate students. This 45-unit program consists of six core courses (24 units), a capstone project (5 units) and Electives (16 units). Students take a series of 6 core courses designed to prepare students to apply technology to enhance teaching and learning. The electives offered are from various content areas of the technology.

    Courses

    Core Courses: EDUI6110, EDUI6200, EDUI6240, EDUI6350, EDUI6500, EDUI6600, and one of the following: EDUI6899 or EDUI6900

    Please note: Our course is EDUI, not EDUL.

    Elective Courses: (16-19) Units must be approved by the program coordinator.

    The Curriculum Option is designed to provide advanced special preparation or competencies for teachers and other educational professionals at all grade levels. The Curriculum Option is based on four core foundation courses and electives. The program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

    Admissions

    Students must demonstrate knowledge and application of the Internet and tablet devices. Students must have experience with Web-based instruction. Basic knowledge of digital technologies and HTML is required. Advanced proficiency in one platform (e.g. Macintosh, Windows, UNIX) is required. Students will be accepted into the program based on a qualification evaluation and/or an interview by a committee where they demonstrate their technology competence. Students are also required to maintain their level of competency in technology as long as they are graduate students in the program.

    Admission Requirements Current CSUEB Credential Candidates

    Admission Requirements New or Returning Applicants to CSU East Bay

    13 quarter units (9 semester) from a graduate level or completed credential program from an accredited university. Continuing Education/Extension units from other universities cannot be transferred into the MS program. Any transfer units must be approved by the program coordinator.

    Seventh Year Rule

    All transfer units cannot be older than 7 years at term of graduation.

    • Fall Admission
    • Hayward Campus
    • 45 unit program
    • Classes M-TH
      (Face to Face and Hybrid)
    • No Summer Session
    • Class times 4:30pm – 8pm

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    International applicants: Please note that the Fall 2017 application cycle is closed.

    The Faculty of Education at Lakehead University offers a Master of Education program designed to meet your professional and academic goals and interests.

    Our Master of Education (MEd) program provides you with a unique learning opportunity, which addresses the current landscape of both education and research. Our program consists of two distinct fields of study, Educational Studies and Education for Change.

    Our Education for Change field provides an innovative learning experience that allows you to complete your Master’s of Education with one of the following specializations:

    One of these may also be combined with the Women’s Studies specialization.

    Our Educational Studies field offers you the opportunity to earn your Master’s of Education while studying educational research, theory, and practice in a variety of educational contexts, as well as the chance to specialize in Gerontology or Women’s Studies .

    Our MEd program is both flexible and responsive to the needs of education professionals. You can pursue either field of study via a Thesis. Portfolio. or Course route. Both fields of study accommodate a wide range of interests and are available for full-time or flex-time studies .

    All class sizes are small, giving you the opportunity to interact with classmates, instructors, and other faculty members. Our Faculty members have expertise in a wide variety of areas; for more information about our faculty and their research areas, please see the Faculty and Staff page .

    We are also the home of two Canada Research Chairs (in Environmental Education, Arts Integrated Research), the Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies, the Multi-Data Convergence Laboratory, and the Canadian Journal of Environmental Education.

    Distance and On-Campus Courses

    During the academic year, we offer courses both on campus and online. Fall and winter on campus courses are typically offered once per week for 12 weeks, although occasionally courses are offered with alternative scheduling such as a series of intensive Saturdays. Spring courses typically run for six weeks beginning the first week of May and summer courses typically run either on campus for the first three weeks of July or online for six weeks beginning in the first week of July.

    MEd: Educational Studies

    The Educational Studies field refers to a wide range of educational research, theory, and practice within formal, non-formal, and informal contexts. This is a dynamic field of study in areas such as educational sociology, philosophy, psychology, law, policy, leadership, measurement, assessment, and curriculum content areas such as mathematics, science, language arts, and social studies, to name a few.

    MEd: Specializations

    MEd: Education for Change: Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE)

    ESE focuses on theory, research, and practices that analyze the cultural and ecological politics of sustainability and foster mutually flourishing relationships between humanity and the natural world. It includes approaches such as climate change pedagogy, ecopedagogy, environmental justice education, food education, humane education, outdoor education, and place-based education.

    MEd: Education for Change: Indigenous Education (IE)

    IE is grounded in Indigenous historical, philosophical, sociocultural, and political foundations and Indigenous research, protocols, and practices that focus on educational aspects of the politics of colonization and decolonization, honouring Indigenous knowledges and relationships to land, exploring Indigenous approaches to well-being, and revitalizing traditional worldviews and languages.

    MEd: Education for Change: Social Justice Education (SJE)

    SJE focuses on theory, research, and practices that analyse and address social forces both in and out of schools that perpetuate injustice and oppression, and includes approaches with diverse emphases such as anti-racist education, anti-classist education, fat pedagogy, feminist pedagogy, humane education, Indigenous education, inclusive education, and queer pedagogy.

    MEd: Gerontology Specialization

    The Gerontology Program actively collaborates with the Faculty of Education to provide you with an innovative, interdisciplinary learning perspective. You have the opportunity to access multifaceted resources and work together with complementary disciplines.

    Research and theory in Gerontology is reviewed, and the thesis or portfolio, where applicable, is taken in the collaborating academic unit and must have a gerontological focus.

    For additional information on the Interdisciplinary Graduate Specialization in Gerontology, please visit the Gerontology page .

    The Gerontology Specialization can be taken in the Educational Studies field.

    MEd: Women’s Studies Specialization

    The Department of Women’s Studies at Lakehead University is dedicated to furthering an understanding of the importance of gender as a category of analysis in scholarly inquiry. Through interdisciplinary instruction, you will critically assess the relevance of existing models of knowledge in reflecting women’s experience and scholarship.

    The aim of the program is to encourage the development and integration of feminist teaching, learning, and research within the university community and the community at large. This Collaborative Master’s program allows students to combine advanced disciplinary research with feminist scholarship from the interdisciplinary field of Women’s Studies.

    Upon completion of the program, the degree awarded specifies the discipline of the participating academic unit and notes the Specialization in Women’s Studies.

    The Women’s Studies specialization may be taken in the Educational Studies field or with a specialization in the Education for Change field.

    For additional information on the Interdisciplinary Graduate Specialization in Women’s Studies, please visit the Women’s Studies page .

    NOTE. Students completing the program as a full-time student must complete all requirements within six terms (2 years) of continuous registration. Students completing the program as a flex-time student must complete all requirements within twelve terms (4 years) of continuous registration as follows: six terms (2 years) of continuous full-time registration followed by up to six additional terms (2 years) of continuous registration, during which no fees are required.

    Admission Requirements for Masters

    Applicants for admission must be graduates of a recognized university, college, or institute as well as show evidence of scholarly achievement. Except where otherwise stated in the Admission Requirements of a particular program, degree students must have a four year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with at least second class standing (B) based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent.

    An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year at the undergraduate level may be required to meet the admission standards. Courses taken as part of a Qualifying Year can not be used as credit towards a graduate degree.

    Meeting the minimum requirements does not necessarily guarantee admission. No candidate will be admitted unless the academic unit recommends admission. All applicants will be advised by the Office of Graduate Studies in writing of their admission status.

    Academic Fees and Important Payment Information

    Required Application Documents

    Although applications are accepted on a continual basis, to be considered in the initial Admission Funding decisions for the Fall (September) semester. your are encouraged to apply by FEBRUARY 1 .

    Supervisor Information

    Interested students are encouraged to contact potential supervisors directly and before submitting an application for graduate study.

    The first step in the application process is to complete the online graduate studies application form.

    After you have submitted the online form along with the required $100 CAD application fee, you will be provided with an online account where you can complete the remaining steps of the application process which include uploading the required supporting documents and monitoring the status of your application.

    Click here to Apply to Graduate Studies

    After you have applied

    After you have submitted the online application form, you will be provided with instructions by email on how to log in to myinfo, where you will be able to review and upload the remaining and required supporting documents.

    Graduate Studies Reference Form (3 forms required)

    • An electronic reference form will be automatically sent by email to the references you identify on the graduate studies application form
    • This form is requested in support of the applicant’s ability to undertake advanced study and research
    • For a list of program specific documents, please see this program’s Additional Application Information section (if required, see above)

    Official English Test Results(If required)

    • For information about English test results, please see our Calendar

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    Online AIU Free MOOCs for Those Interested in Learning #distance #learning

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    Atlantic International University is a unique alternative to the more than 6,700 traditional colleges and universities in the United States, we utilize a sustainable and andragogic approach to learning with an open curriculum design. At AIU you will build your own curriculum from courses that are appropriate for your personal and professional goals.

    AIU offers a wide range of majors in areas including the Arts, Business, Science, Technology, Social, and Human studies. More than 120 degrees and programs are available for adult learners at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and post doctorate level.

    Distance Learning at AIU is enhanced by vast academic resources and innovative technologies build into the Virtual Campus: Hundreds of self-paced courses with video lectures and step by step lessons, thousands of optional assignments, 140,000 e-books, the Social Media & Networking platform allowing collaboration/chat/communications between students, and MYAIU develop students holistically in 11 areas beyond just academics.

    AIU degree programs are designed for professional adults. After evaluating both academic records and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors, establishes the student’s Academic Status. The student’s Academic Status defines the number of Credit Hours the student must complete to fulfill the academic guidelines of the institution.

    The programs offered at AIU allow for limited Academic or Life-experience. Academic or Life-experience credit is knowledge gained outside of the classroom through work or other professional endeavors. The policy for accepting such credit is limited to one third of the credit requirement for the program and documentation must be provided to confirm such experience.

    AIU is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC). ASIC Accreditation is an internationally renowned quality standard for colleges and universities. ASIC is a member of CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in the USA and an approved accreditation body by the Ministerial Department of the Home Office in the UK. AIU is not accredited by an agency recognized by the US secretary of education. Read more.

    Our founding principles are based on the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights; per article 26, AIU believes that Higher Education is a Human Right. The University has implemented a paradigm shifting educational model for its academic programs that have allowed it to move closer to this goal through the self-empowerment of its students, decentralization of the learning process, personalized open curriculum design, and a sustainable learning model.

    Students and Faculty develop, produce and edit shows, documentaries and other media disseminated via AIUTV and AIU Radio. Creators have a profile page summarizing the show and themselves with a way for viewers to get in contact with them for further collaboration, networking, or other synergistic interactions.

    Every hosted your own show? Have a mission or cause you would like to bring awareness to? Are you passionate about something? Any of these can be great topics to be featured on AIUTv IT MEANS CREATING ANOTHER SELF THAT DOES NOT EXIST.”

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    Human Resources Analyst Salary #is #a #masters #degree #in #human #resources

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    Human Resources Analyst Salary

    Job Description for Human Resources Analyst

    A human resource analyst uses various techniques and computer programs to analyze data related to their organization’s human resources department. They collect, analyze, and use this data to provide management with valuable information on how to attract better candidates, how to better motivate current employees, how to address current staffing issues, and how to meet laws and regulations related to staffing.

    Another large part of the human resource analyst’s responsibilities is to ensure employees are operating at maximum efficiency. To accomplish this, the human resource analyst needs to determine how to ensure employees are working at peak productivity at the lowest possible cost to the company. This involves speaking with employees and supervisors so the analyst can recommend a plan of action, whether it be to attempt to improve skills employees may be lacking, replace current employees, or hire new employees to better distribute workloads. The human resource analyst reports their findings to company management and recommends ways to use the information to the benefit of the company.

    A human resource analyst usually works a standard 40-hour workweek in an office environment. They are part of a human resource team and frequently interact with other members of the team to acquire data.

    To become a human resource analyst, a bachelor’s degree is required, usually in human resources, industrial psychology, business, or a related field. In addition, employers frequently request candidates have two to five years of experience working in human resources. Also, most human resource analysts are expected to be familiar with Human Resources Information System (HRIS) software.

    Human Resources Analyst Tasks

    • Administer human resources functions, such as recruitment, reviews, compensation studies, leave and benefits administration.
    • May assist with payroll administration.
    • Review, interpret and recommend changes to human resources policies.
    • Collect and analyze human resources data; track trends and developments in employee analyses.

    Common Career Paths for Human Resources Analyst





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    Veteran and Military Tuition Assistance #military #masters #degree #programs

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    Serving the Active-Duty
    Military Student

    How WGU Serves the Active-Duty Military Student

    Serving the Active-Duty Military Student

    WGU is a great university for the active-duty service member who wants to earn a degree and benefit from the flexibility of online learning. Our competency-based online degree programs allow you to benefit from your existing knowledge. Our mentors and staff provide continuous support to help you make progress at your own pace. And our policies are “military friendly.”

    At the same time, however, it’s important to understand when WGU is not the right choice. Our programs are designed to serve the degree-seeking student, not someone who is just looking to complete a few courses. If you think you may want to complete a degree program at WGU perhaps even one started somewhere else we may be a great fit. However, if you are looking for just individual courses, you will be better served at another online or traditional university.

    Flat-Rate and Per-competency Unit Options for Students Using Tuition Assistance

    WGU normally serves full-time students. However, we also offer a part-time per-competency unit option for service members who are using military tuition assistance. (This option is not available to regular WGU students or to veterans using benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill .)

    • Full-time flat-rate option: The Degree Plan for a normal full-time student typically assumes the student will complete 12 to 13 competency units (CUs; credit equivalents) per six-month term. The student may actually complete more CUs than are included in the plan if the student is able to progress faster. Many do complete more. The flat-rate tuition option for students in a graduate program requires a minimum of 8 CUs.
    • Military part-time option: Under this option, the Degree Plan of a part-time student will be scheduled for a specific number of competency units per six-month term. The allowed range is 5 to 8 CUs per term for undergraduate programs (4 to 7 for graduate programs). The specific number of CUs will depend upon the Course of Study for a particular program and the student’s own situation. The student will not be allowed to continue on beyond the allotted CUs until the next term, even if the student completes the required assessments early in the term.

    Note: Some programs are designed with integrated content and assessments that necessitate the student be enrolled full-time for at least one term. (Contact your Military Education Officer for details.)

    Programs Offered with the Part-time Option

    View the list of online programs currently available with a part-time option for active-duty service members.

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    Public Relations and Corporate Communications Masters (MA) degree course – London

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    Public Relations and Corporate Communications Masters (MA)

    Choose Kingston’s Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA

    Our Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA is a highly specialised and focussed programme designed for those who want to pursue a career in the broader field of corporate communications and public relations. This includes roles in internal communications or investor relations.

    • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR): Though our unique collaboration with the CIPR we have embedded a bespoke programme of professional development into the course structure. This will set you on the path to becoming an Accredited CIPR Practitioner, adding value to your CV and marking you out as an industry expert.
    • Opportunity to gain a dual degree by adding study at the prestigious Boston University to your programme. Graduates from this course typically go on to roles in senior internal communications, public relations and corporate social responsibility.
    • Kingston Business School is internationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This award has been earned by just 5% of the world’s business schools.
    • Kingston Business School has also been awarded an excellent’ rating for its teaching quality by the Higher Education Funding Council.
    • Kingston upon Thames is rated one of London’s happiest boroughs and has one of the lowest crime rates in London, as well as excellent transport links to the city centre.

    What will you study?

    With the kind of practical, hands-on learning experiences that encourage flexible thinking, and a fundamental basis in business and marketing rather than journalism, our MA in Public Relations and Corporate Communications will help propel you into a range of high-level careers in challenging or commercial environments. We enable our students to graduate with the ability to effectively adapt their communications technique to succeed in any cultural, social, commercial or non-profit context.

    Over the course of the programme, you will learn to:

    • Identify and understand different stakeholder groups and markets, enabling you to develop effective communication styles for clients of a multitude of different educational or cultural backgrounds;
    • Understand value and competitive advantage;
    • Utilise the latest research in corporate and marketing communications and adapt this to a practical setting through workshops and projects;
    • Understand best practice in relation to marketing communications in general and, more specifically, corporate and public communications.

    Assessment

    Assessment is by coursework in all modules.

    Course structure

    The Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA is made up of six modules worth a total of 180 credits. Modules typically cover:

    Available modules

    • Integrated Marketing Communications

    Integrated Marketing Communications

    This module will prepare you for a successful career in communications. It is designed to give you an integrated view of the key components of the marketing communications mix advertising, sales promotion, public relations and interactive marketing within the wider context of communications planning.

    You will consider theory, concepts, and the operational aspects of marketing communications strategy and planning. The module is delivered through a combination of lectures, guest speaker sessions, workshops, case study analysis and student presentations.

  • Cross Cultural and Internal Management Communications
  • Cross Cultural and Internal Management Communications

    This module contains two key elements cross cultural communications and internal communications. Knowledge and competence in both are essential for success in today’s global and fast-changing environment.

    The cross cultural communications element explores the issues that can arise when people from different cultural backgrounds interact, and when organisations engage with foreign cultures. You will gain an awareness and theoretical grasp of the underlying factors, and develop and implement messaging that is understood consistently.

    The internal communications element covers communication going down, up and across an organisation. You will learn how to plan and manage this process so that employees are informed and engaged, and can feel how their contribution enables the business to achieve its goals and strategy.

    A combination of lectures, case studies, group presentations and individual assignments is used to deliver this module.

  • Managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
  • Managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    This module will help you develop a critical understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development (SD), and recognise their development and growing importance. You will learn contrasting methods while you evaluate CSR and SD practices as applied to various business functions and how to manage organisations and their activities in a socially responsible way.

  • Public Relations Strategy
  • Public Relations Strategy

    In this module, you will examine the theory of public relations and investigate the tools and techniques used to build and maintain reputation. Careers in PR require a rigorous mind that can understand and react to complex situations as they develop, so the application of theory in practice is particularly important on this module. Delivery is through a combination of lectures, guest speakers, case study tutorials and group presentations, with a strong emphasis on student-centred learning such as regular research projects and practical assignments.

  • Market Research and Data Analysis
  • Market Research and Data Analysis

    This module will help you understand the elements of effective market research. You will:

    • collect primary data that is valid and reliable for management purposes; and
    • develop practical skills in data analysis to transform this raw data into information that guides marketing decisions.

    This module can act as a launch pad for a career in market research within the wider marketing industry. The skills you learn in this module also prepare you for your dissertation. You will learn to:

    • critically evaluate commercial and academic published research;
    • construct and execute a programme of research; and
    • analyse and present the results.

    The module is delivered through a combination of class sessions, workshops and computer mediated practical sessions covering both quantitative and quantitative aspects of data collection and analysis.

  • Research Proposal and Dissertation
  • Research Proposal and Dissertation

    You will research a specific area of marketing in depth by indentifying a topical issue or problem using appropriate theory and research methods. You will put the knowledge you’ve developed during the course to the test by writing a research proposal and dissertation that combine academic rigour with practical marketing implications. You will then communicate these findings as you would do in the workplace by writing a management report.

    This module teaches you how to select appropriate research methods and leads to a theoretically-grounded research project which generates findings that inform management decisions. It will teach you to apply your research skills and gain experience managing a large-scale research project. These advanced research skills will prepare you for a highly adaptable career in marketing, and differentiate you as a future business leader.





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  • MSc International Finance – Key Features #master #finance, #one #year #master

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    MSc International
    Finance

    Key Features

    The HEC Paris MSc in International Finance (MIF) program caters for highly-motivated top achieving graduates looking to succeed in a career in finance and consulting. The program has a strong analytical focus yet is accessible from either business and finance (business track) or economics, math, physics, engineering (accelerated track) backgrounds.

    Flexible Curriculum

    A ‘tailored-designed’ approach towards education is at the core when designing programs at HEC Paris. This is shown in at least two aspects of the HEC Paris MSc International Finance curriculum.

    • The courses taken during the first semester depend on your experience before joining HEC Paris. If you have already covered basic financial accounting, investment theory and corporate finance, you will start finance classes at advanced level (business track). If you have not done so, you will start at a more basic level with significantly more class hours at an accelerated pace to enable you to cover the same material by the end (accelerated track)
    • The second semester is comprised of more than 40 Concentration as well as free electives. Students must choose a concentration between Corporate Investment Financing Policy, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Strategy, Financial Engineering, and Capital Markets. Then, they have access to more than 15 free electives.

    Balance between theory and practice

    The number of hours spent in the classroom by HEC MIF graduates significantly exceeds international standards. Around half of that time will be spent in front of world class researchers. imparting you state-of-the-art knowledge. The other half will be spent in front of top-level practitioners. The latter is one of the many ways in which the learning experience at HEC Paris differs to most and adds another dimension to teaching. We feel it is important to complement theoretical teaching by using top researchers and practitioners lectures to give our graduates that extra edge over graduates from other institutions. The more competitive the environment, the more important having that extra edge is.

    Strong and cohesive peer group

    Who your peers are matters: with regards to the quality of your learning experience, the perception of potential employers and for the value of your network after you graduate. This is why academic performance is at the top of our admissions criteria. However at HEC we look for more than just academic excellence: smart, ambitious individuals will underperform without adequate interaction. We put a strong emphasis on group interaction and encourage it in any way we can. For instance:

    • Honours are granted on the basis of absolute GPA and not class percentile to make sure that no HEC MIF student can benefit from the underperformance of one of his or her classmates
    • A study trip is organized in the 3rd week of the program with all HEC finance students participating and interacting in both professional and non-professional activities

    Life Long Ties

    At HEC Paris, we pride ourselves on the fact that ties built on campus between both professors and students continue after students graduate and become alumni. Our alumni get directly involved in guiding the new generation of HEC MIF students and to make sure they achieve the same success as past students. A few examples:

    • Career and job training workshops the first week of the program
    • More than 250 students take part in the formal networking event on the London study trip… and many more at the less formal Friday night HEC Finance pub crawl: a unique opportunity to gain privileged access to young professionals from bulge bracket banks!
    • Finance event organized the 4th week of September

    International Diversity

    With 29 different nationalities making up the class of 2016. the International Finance program is equally as enriching on a cultural level. Working alongside a diverse group of nationalities can be highly educational and rewarding and is a true highlight of the program for many. London is the main hub for HEC MIF graduates in terms of placements although we also have alumni working in Continental Europe, Asia, Americas, and the Middle East.

    A World-renowned Program

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    Houston Health Sciences College Degrees #health #masters #degrees

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    Health Sciences

    Health Sciences

    Health Sciences

    Get Ready for a Healthy Career

    From nursing and eye care to physical therapy and surgical technology, if your passion is helping keep others healthy, San Jacinto College is the place to get started toward building a most rewarding career. With hands-on, in-field experience through full immersion into theoretical and applied sciences in addition to simulated clinical experiments, hospital job shadows, ambulance ride-alongs and stimulating classroom discussions, our programs prepare students for immediate work upon graduation.

    Find a Program That Fits Your Needs

    We offer three paths for students interested in Health Science:

    • For students planning on transferring, the Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) is designed for students who aim to pursue admission to a four-year or upper-level college or university and major in mathematics, one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, geology, physics, biotechnology or related field), engineering, computer science, or a baccalaureate degree in nursing.

    Students seeking an associate of science degree should take science courses designed for majors rather than courses for non-majors. Science courses designed for allied health students are not intended for academic transfer toward a science major. Students choosing to pursue an associate of science degree should select from among Life Science, Physical Science, Computer Science or Mathematics.

    • The Technical Degrees Certificates path sets you up for entry-level STEM jobs and kick-starts your career between 6 months to 2 years depending on the program. Information for degrees and certificates available for the areas of concentration are found in the course catalog .
    • With healthcare continuing to be one of the largest leading professions in the country, San Jacinto College’s Continuing and Professional Development (CPD) Health Occupations division can help you obtain a certification within the medical field or advance your experience through a wide array of courses. We offer programs that include actual patient contact such as the Certified Nurse Aide, along with those that have indirect patient contact within a medical office career.

    Land a Job in a High-Demand Field

    Health Science career opportunities are vast in the Houston area. In fact, by 2020, 5.6 million new jobs will be created nationwide. San Jacinto College prepares you for well-paid positions and long-lasting careers.

    Whether you’re interested in becoming a radiologist, dental hygienist, physical therapist, nurse or pharmacist, San Jacinto College has the courses to make your dream a reality.

    Contact San Jac

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    Best Communication Graduate Programs: List of Top Schools #masters #programs #in

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    Best Communication Graduate Programs: List of Top Schools

    School Overviews

    A graduate program in communication or communication studies is an interdisciplinary program that can give a strong foundation to such careers as management, journalism, corporate communication and interpersonal communication. Two top-ranked schools to offer graduate programs in communication are the University of Washington (UW) – Seattle and the University of Miami in Florida.

    1. University of Washington – Seattle Campus

    School Highlight: The school’s communication department offers a center for Native Voices, which focus on documentaries that support and highlight Indigenous people and communities.

    The University of Washington (UW) ranked tied for 14th among all public schools, according to U.S. News World Report in 2015. Its Department of Communications offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Communication. Students in either degree program take coursework from seven integrated areas of study, including communication and culture, global communication, media organization, communication technology and society, rhetoric and cultural studies, social interaction and political communication.

    The school also has a Master of Communication (M.C.), which is specifically for mid-career professionals working in areas of communication such as public relations journalism or mediation. Students of the M.C. program select from seven concentrations including business and economics, law, politics, health and medicine, environmental science, arts and urban affairs.

    2. University of Miami in Florida

    School Highlight: Students from the School of Communication have won various awards.

    The University of Miami (UM) ranked tied for 48th among all national universities in 2015, according to U.S. News World Report. The school offers an M.A. in Communication Studies that provides an in-depth study of the human communication process. Coursework includes the social effects of mass communication, executive communication and interpersonal communication.

    A Ph.D. in Communication is available for those who want to teach in a college or graduate school environment or do research. Students can specialize in areas such as intercultural communication, health communication, journalism and media.

    Find schools that offer these popular programs

    • Mass Communication Studies
    • Speech Communications and Rhetoric
    Areas of study you may find at University of Florida include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
      • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master’s Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Communications and Journalism
      • Communication Studies
        • Mass Communication Studies
      • Comparative Language Studies and Services
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    7 University of Georgia

    School locations:
    Areas of study you may find at University of Georgia include:
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    8 Syracuse University

    School locations:
    Areas of study you may find at Syracuse University include:
      • Graduate: Doctorate, First Professional Degree, Master
      • Non-Degree: Certificate
      • Post Degree Certificate: Post Master’s Certificate, Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      • Undergraduate: Associate, Bachelor
    • Communications and Journalism
      • Communication Studies
        • Mass Communication Studies
        • Speech Communications and Rhetoric
      • Communication Technology
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    9 Walden University

    School locations:
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    • Communications and Journalism
      • Communication Studies
      • English Composition
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    10 Michigan State University

    School locations:
    Areas of study you may find at Michigan State University include:
    • Communications and Journalism
      • Communication Studies
        • Mass Communication Studies
        • Speech Communications and Rhetoric
      • Comparative Language Studies and Services
      • Digital, Radio, and Television Communication
      • English Composition
      • English Language and Literature
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    Bachelor of Science in Political Science

    Please Note: Undergraduate classes moved to a semester calendar beginning Fall 2016. Learn more here .

    Pursue Your Passion for Politics

    If you are interested in politics, history, law, government, or journalism, then a degree in political science might be right for you. The Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree program examines political institutions, the social and economic forces that shape them, the cultural context within which they operate, and human behavior in political matters. As a political science major, you will hone your analytical and problem-solving abilities and improve your communication skills.

    Featuring courses in American government, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and foreign policy, this dynamic program allows you the freedom to tailor your degree by choosing from several open electives. In addition to providing a solid foundation for continuing on to graduate school, a bachelor’s degree in political science can lead to an exciting career in government, law, business, education, or politics.

    Put Your Degree to Work

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a majority of those with bachelor’s degrees in political science find employment in niche areas with specialized titles, such as market analyst, research assistant, writer, or policy analyst. Generally speaking, the job outlook for political scientists is very promising, as the field is projected to continue growing over the next several years.

    Interested in learning more about our bachelor’s degrees and the pace yourself format? View our recently filmed webinar .

    Curriculum

    Please note: The College of Professional Studies undergraduate programs will operate on a semester academic calendar in fall 2016. Read more.

    Students who started this program prior to Fall 2015 should follow the curriculum reflected on their manual degree audit, which can be obtained by contacting their academic advisor .

    General Foundation Courses (18 s.h.)

    Admissions Requirements

    Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

    • Online application
    • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
      • Official high school degree
      • Official GED
      • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
    • Transfer credit documentation : should be submitted with your application material
      • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
        • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
        • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
      • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
      • Military evaluation
    • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

    For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Undergraduate Admissions.

    All requirements must be received prior to review.

    Tuition

    Estimated total tuition for this program is $62,280.00 .

    Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of semester hours. Most courses are 3-4 semester hours. See Undergraduate Tuition Rates for details.

    Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

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    Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

    *A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.

    Student Profile

    Who Will Your Classmates Be?

    This Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree program is well suited for students who wish to continue on to graduate school or pursue a career in law, public administration, or politics.

    Careers to consider include:

    • Political scientist
    • Lobbyist
    • Market or survey researcher
    • Judicial worker
    • Legal assistant
    • Intelligence officer
    • High school government teacher
    • Policy or legislative analyst
    • Journalist

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Specialized Knowledge
      Interpret political events, theories, perspectives, scholarly works, and public policies over time and in the context of various political systems.
    2. Broad and Integrative Knowledge
      Describe and evaluate an issue related to contemporary political phenomena in a wider social context by employing interdisciplinary perspectives from political science, philosophy, and sociology.
    3. Applied and Collaborative Learning
      Complete a substantial project that evaluates a significant question in political science, including an analytic narrative of the effects of learning outside the classroom on the research or practical skills employed in executing the project.
    4. Civic and Global Learning
      Explain diverse positions, including those representing different cultural, economic, and geographic interests, on a contested public issue, and evaluate the issue in light of both those interests and evidence drawn from journalism and scholarship.
    5. Experiential Learning
      Integrate acquired political science skills, principles, best practices, techniques, and tools to respond to a challenge in the community or workplace.

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