Michele Gregory oversees 500 cases as a Spanish-speaking Medicaid case worker. In UNC Greensboro’s online MA in Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) program, she’s gaining not only knowledge that will help her on the job and beyond, but also an understanding of the families she serves.
An undergraduate course in 2017 introduced Hunter Ledford to gerontology. “That’s kind of what opened my eyes to the aging population and got me interested in the master’s of gerontology,” he says.
You’re not afraid of multitasking. Your day is filled with morning carpools, client pitches, and evening ballet lessons. You know a graduate degree is the right next step, but you still wonder if you can add one more thing to work and family responsibilities.
Marla Lepley-Starr is the lead instructor for the evening Practical Nursing Program at Gaston College in North Carolina. The school offered her the position as a result of her practicum there through the online Master of Science in Nursing Education at UNC Greensboro.