Blog: January 2017

UMass Online Subject Area of the Week: Writing

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the demand for writers and authors will continue to grow. If you are a skilled writer with a degree, you can be on the inside track to get paid to write. Career options are endless in this field. Especially since the rising deman for new content on websites, blogs and social media platforms. This skill set will be on the rise in the upcoming years.

UMass offers several online degrees that focus in writing:

Tags: Writing

Can Online Learning Help You Switch Careers?

According to a Harris survey, the vast majority of U.S. workers would change careers if they could. The survey reported 54 percent of those in their 40s, 64 percent of 30-somethings, and a staggering 80 percent of those in their 20s expressed the desire to switch careers. Only 14 percent of those surveyed thought they were in the “perfect job.”

Tags: Career

Online Education Options for Military Spouses

It isn’t easy being a military spouse. Being married to someone in the armed forces usually means constant moving with little opportunity to put down roots.

But being a military spouse doesn’t mean you can’t get a good education. In fact, online learning is perfect for those who are unable to commit to a single, physical campus.

Degree Finder Course Finder Request Information 877-MY-UMASS