Community college students can transfer to NU
As a Nebraska community college student, you can earn guaranteed admission to the University of Nebraska upon completion of your associate’s degree. Your community college is well equipped to prepare you for university-level studies. Take full advantage of this capability by following the On Course pathway.
Sign up with your Community College adviser today and take a look at The University of Nebraska Online Worldwide qualifications here.
Deadline for University of Nebraska Online Courses
All University of Nebraska online degree programs are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Many programs also carry prestigious accreditation specific to their discipline.
December 1, 2013, marks the deadlines for the following online programs:
· All BGS programs
o Criminology and Criminal Justice, BGS
o General Administration, BGS
o General Studies, BGS
o Geography, BGS
o Gerontology, BGS
o Library Science, BGS
o Political Science, BGS
o Information Assurance, BGS
o Information Technology, BGS
o Management Information Systems, BGS
o Nonprofit Administration, BGS
o Sociology, BGS
· Criminal Justice, BS
· Applied Science, MAS
· Library Science, BS Ed
· Public Policy Analysis, Undergrad Certificate
· Information Assurance, Graduate Certificate
· Science for Educators, MAS
If you are interested in any of the above courses visit University of Nebraska Online Worldwide.
Fall 2013 UNO Magazine highlights the university’s proud history with U.S. armed forces
This issue focuses on the men and women in our armed forces, and includes features such as:
- Our Boys In the Service: From its earliest days, UNO has supported its students, alumni, faculty and staff in combat.
- Branching Out: A look at four of the more than 150 UNO faculty and staff who are military veterans
- Building a Stronger Soldier: UNO bioenergetics research aims to help soldiers and others perform best in harsh environments
- Setting the Pace: UNO doctoral candidate breaks new ground in prosthetics research
To read this fall’s issue click here.
UNMC College of Public Health – Fall 2013 Open House
Join us for the fall 2013 UNMC College of Public Health Open House on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The open house is an excellent opportunity to discover more about UNMC’s dynamic academic and research community. Prospective students will learn about our Certificate, Master of Public Health, Master of Science and PhD programs, meet personally with admissions and program representatives and learn more about the public health discipline and career opportunities from faculty, students and alumni.
This year’s agenda will also feature the COPH Student Research forum and a public health expert panel on “Human Trafficking from a Public Health Perspective”. For more information on the day’s agenda and to RSVP for the Open House event, please go to www.unmc.edu/publichealth/coph-openhouse.htm.
If you are unable to make it to the College of Public Health open house, we will also be hosting a SOPHAS Virtual Fair where prospective students can live chat with admissions and program representatives on November 12th and 13th. To register for the virtual event go to http://sophas.careereco.net/students-alumni/virtual-fair-registration/.
Veterans, We’ve Got Your 6!
The University of Nebraska is a partner school in the “Got Your 6” campaign to support student veterans. We stand ready to help you reach your educational and long-term career goals, with high quality online-degree programs.
The “Got Your 6” campaign has united the entertainment industry with veteran-focused nonprofit organizations. Their goal is to connect civilians and military personnel so that veterans and their families are seen as leaders in the community. It creates opportunities for veterans and informs civilians on the military culture.
For more information on the “Got Your 6” campaign, visit http://www.gotyour6.org/.
Gerontology Online! FAQ Webinar
Join us tomorrow, October 23, for a live FAQ webinar at 1:00 p.m. CST. Meet faculty and ask questions about our online gerontology certificates & degrees. It’s free! Learn more and register.
Online Classes for Social Gerontology and Special Education Certificate
The online master’s degree or undergraduate program in Social Gerontology is designed to provide students with a sophisticated understanding of aging and prepare them to address the challenges and opportunities of an aging population in areas such as:
- Program planning
- Effective service delivery
The application deadline is November 1, 2013. Learn more here.
This online Master of Science in Special Education with a concentration in Behavior Disorders is designed for teachers and other professionals who wish to pursue an advanced degree in special education with an emphasis in behavior disorders.
To apply and learn more, click here.
Online Education Resources: October 4, 2013
In a recent speech, President Obama encouraged universities to embrace online education. He proposed that colleges have a rating system based on access, affordability, and student outcomes that would deem them eligible for federal funding. Learn more here.
Success in your education is up to you, so organize yourself and create a schedule that you can stick to. Read more tips on online courses here.
Three great tips for allocating time for your online classes:
- Block out time during the day where you cannot be bothered.
- Know when coursework is due by creating a calendar.
- Don’t hesitate to contact your professor if an emergency comes up.
These tips are explained in further detail here.