UMass Amherst

Embarking on a New Journey - Class of 2014

The University of Massachusetts proudly sent off another successful class of graduates earlier this year. Commencement is always such a special time when families and friends gather to celebrate the academic achievements of their loved ones. Many members of the staff at UMassOnline had the chance to attend the on-campus commencement ceremonies this year and connect with the graduates on their big day. It gave them a chance to share their success stories and encourage others who might be considering obtaining their degree online.

UMass Amherst Launches Online Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

On the new online program news front, this just in from UMass Amherst: their online and blended Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM). This ten-course program equips engineers with the fundamental theory, management skills, and practical ideas needed to confidently pursue the growing number of engineering leadership positions across numerous industries.

See and Hear from UMass Online Students at Recent Graduation Ceremonies

This is a wonderful time of year for most no matter where they are or what they are doing. But perhaps no time or place can be more memorable and important than a spring graduation ceremony for its marking of a major life achievement. That probably explains why a growing number of UMass’ online students find a way to ‘go traditional’ for a day and join their colleagues on campus to acknowledge an achievement that carries life- and career-changing implications.

Unique, Nine-Week, Fully Online UMass Program Strengthens Organizational Leadership Skills

Leadership. What is it, really, and especially in the real world today? Why is it valuable? Does one have to be born with it, or can leadership skills be strengthened through learning?

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