Unique Features

Unique Features of the Program

The program offers students an individualized plan of studies that reflects their specific educational needs and culminates in a graduate degree or certificate.

  • Distance education format accommodates students’ schedules.
  • No real-time or on-campus requirements for the certificate; minimal, flexible on-campus requirement for the Master of Science degree.
  • Virtual classroom discussions occur asynchronously - that is, students participate in ongoing interactions with faculty and classmates anytime, any place.
  • Student orientation and training to the program and online learning.
  • Committed faculty who are experts in their field and are experienced in distance teaching/learning methodologies.
  • Student-to-faculty ratio optimized for effective online learning.
  • Ongoing, individualized guidance and counseling to assist the student in meeting his/her educational goals.
  • Choice of final project to synthesize and apply the educational experience.
  • Graduate degree can be completed in two years.