Whether you've been working a paid job, serve in the military, or are active as a community volunteer, who wouldn't want to get "credit for life experience" as you figure out how you're going to finish your bachelor's degree as quicky as possible?
And lets face it; college isn't for everyone.
You’ve decided it’s time to earn that college degree. Because you have adult responsibilities — working full-time, raising a family — an online program seems like the way to go. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you prepare to study online.
You’ve heard all about the benefits of learning online—the convenience, the cost, the flexibility. Now you’re wondering how long your road to graduation will be. Here are some things to consider as you plot your course.
UNCG’s Online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology program has a mission: to develop action-oriented leaders in the field. Some of the program’s most “action-oriented” students work with current or former members of the U.S. military. (UNCG is nationally recognized for its support of students who are veterans; the university has been named a “Military Friendly School” for 5 years in a row.) We caught up with several current students to see how the program helps them in their work.
You’ve been given $150,000 to make a difference in your community. It’s up to you and your classmates to determine which grant proposal gets the funding. How do you decide?
I get it. you're just coming off spring break and are ready for the semester to end. Now. The last thing you THINK you want to do is enroll in a Summer Session course. But you should do just that. Here's why.
Topics: Summer Session
So you’re thinking about taking a foreign language course online, but it seems so, well, foreign from what you remember of high school Spanish. There’s a good reason for that – it is different, but that’s not a bad thing.
Online courses are a great option if you’re looking to learn a new language, brush up on one you studied years ago, or simply get those foreign language requirements out of the way. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you weigh your options:
Brent Greene '14 NPM was an associate pastor at a Winston-Salem Church when he began studying for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nonprofit Management at UNCG.
The program, which offers flexible online and on-campus study, as well as Saturday classes, is designed to give nonprofit professionals the skills they need to advance in their jobs or move onto larger organizations. Students earn academic credit for their coursework, which they can later apply to a degree in the university's Master of Public Affairs program.
Greene saw the program as an opportunity to better understand and work with the nonprofits his church partners with. He also wanted to develop his leadership skills, beyond what he learned through is training in ministry, and the program offered that.
Topics: Nonprofit Management