University of Massachusetts Boston: Distance Learning Programs

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UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON

Boston, Massachusetts
Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education
http://www.ccde.umb.edu

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

Certificate Community, Media, and Technology; Information Technology–Fundamentals of Information Technology

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.