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UMass Online Program Spotlight: Orientation and Mobility Graduate Certificate

For those interested in helping the visually impaired live independent, productive lives, being a certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist may be a great option for you!

Offered through The UMass Boston Graduate College of Education and supported by the Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education (NERCVE), this certification is recommended to students who are passionate about assisting individuals who are blind/visually impaired reach their goal of becoming safe, efficient, and independent travelers.

UMass President Kick-Starts Inauguration Week with “Five Campuses, One Mission”

We are excited for November 12th, as Marty Meehan will be inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts at the prestigious Edward M. Kennedy Institute. He will be the first-ever UMass alumnus to stand as president of the UMass system and is kicking off his inauguration week by setting another record…

UMass Online Program Spotlight: Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling

The Program. The Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling program has been designed to transform students into professional counseling practitioners. Upon graduation, students will be prepared for licensure though the MA Board of Allied Health Professions.

UMass Online Program Spotlight: Master’s in Applied Linguistics

The Program. The master’s program in applied linguistics through UMassOnline is created to enable students to understand difficulties within the study of a language to better prepare them to teach a language.  The program focuses on both theory and practice including psycholinguistics, ESL/EFL methodologies, and cross cultural studies.

UMass Boston: Online Graduate Certificate in Evaluation Research

The University of Massachusetts Boston's 15 credit online Graduate Certificate in Evaluation Research is designed to provide a coherent body of knowledge in the fundamentals of systematic evaluation and exposure to  cutting-edge knowledge. This certificate prepares individuals to evaluate programs, practices and institutions in a broad array of fields, including education, health and human services, criminal justice and community  development and planning.

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.

Making the Change with International Development

Most people would love to make a positive impact in societies around the globe. Participating in international assistance efforts not only helps other communities abroad but opens a huge knowledge base of what other poverty stricken societies really go through.

Dean of UMass Boston University College Featured in Boston Herald Article about Online Learning Growth

A recent Boston Herald article by Rochelle Stewart Rubino features one of our own at UMass in a piece that projects the growth and importance of online higher education options with specific reference to UMass Boston’s own expectations. Here are just a few excerpts from Ms. Rubino’s report:

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