Blog: July 2016

Why Online Badge Programs Are the New Key to Success

Many young professionals start their careers in a field related to their undergraduate degree concentration. However, once they gain a few years of experience in the real world, some choose to change career paths. While a career change can sometimes require additional education, professionals now have a new option to get the required knowledge for new vocations: badge programs. Students can also take classes to receive a badge to further their career in their current field or to receive additional compensation by providing added skillsets.

UMass President Marty Meehan’s Community Contributions

UMass President Marty Meehan is making headlines for his contributions to the greater Massachusetts community. Meehan is known for being a well-regarded politician and university leader. Previously serving in the U.S. House of Representatives and as the Chancellor of UMass Lowell. Most recently, he received an honorary degree from the American College of Greece and made a generous donation for UMass Lowell scholarships and an educational foundation.

UMass Online MBA Program Among Top Programs Who Offer Great Flexibility

With increasingly busier work and personal schedules, fitting in a desired higher education degree can be very difficult. Online education programs, like those offered by UMass, are great ways to further your education and career while still maintaining your current commitments.

In a recent U.S. News and World Report article the author discussed the major benefits of an online MBA, and we couldn’t agree more!

Are Online Degree Programs at UMass Easier Than Those at Traditional Universities?

Many scholars, dignitaries and professionals use the famous quote “Knowledge is Power” to stress the importance of education as a means to achieving ones goals. However, as higher education costs continue to rise growing number of students feel that a college education is simply out of their reach. For many, online education is the key to making the cost of education become more manageable regardless of students’ financial situations.

Online Info Session: Learn More About UMass Amherst's Isenberg Online MBA

Join us to Learn More About the Isenberg School of Management

There are many reasons to choose an MBA as a way to grow your career, and summer can be an ideal time to work towards getting a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) Whether taking some time off to during the dog days of summer to focus on intensive courses to advance your career, or for new college graduates who know that the career they would like to pursue requires an advanced degree.