University of Massachusetts Boston: Distance Learning Programs
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON
Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education
University of Massachusetts Boston was founded in 1964. It is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It first offered distance learning courses in 2001. In fall 2004, there were 925 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Ms. Katharine Grant Galaitsis, Director of Online Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, Corporate, Continuing, and Distance Education, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393. Telephone: 617-287-7918. Fax: 617-287-7297. E-mail: [email protected]
DEGREES AND AWARDS
BS Nursing–RN to BS
Graduate Certificate Critical and Creative Thinking (Focus on Creativity at Work); Education–Adapting Curriculum Frameworks for All Learners; Gerontology (focus on Management of Aging Services); Instructional Technology Design; Instructional Technology for Educators
MA Linguistics–Applied Linguistics, ESL concentration
MEd Counseling–Mental Health Counseling track; Counseling–School Guidance track; Instructional Design
MS Gerontology–Management of Aging Services track
PMC Nursing–Gerontological/Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner
COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS
Undergraduate— anthropology; archeology; biology; business administration, management and operations; chemistry; communication and media; community organization and advocacy; computer and information sciences; computer/information technology administration and management; computer science; economics; environmental/environmental health engineering; fine and studio art; history; international relations and affairs; languages (Romance languages); linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; music; nursing; political science and government; psychology; sociology; statistics; technology education/industrial arts.
Graduate— biological and physical sciences; counseling psychology; educational/instructional media design; English as a second/foreign language (teaching); gerontology; international relations and affairs; nursing; school psychology; sociology; special education; statistics; student counseling and personnel services; technology education/industrial arts.
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