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How Teachers Can Support Students by Earning an Autism Studies Credential

Teachers face unique challenges with students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Learn how to support these students by earning an autism studies credential.

5 Fast-Growing Healthcare Jobs (and How to Get Them)

The number of healthcare jobs has been growing for years and doesn't show signs of slowing. Take a look at 5 fast-growing healthcare jobs and how to get them.

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5 Careers You Can Land With a Master’s in Engineering Management

The online Master's in Engineering Management from UMass Lowell offers you the opportinity to grow your career by gaining valuable leadership and managmenet skills. Prepare yourself to take on a greater role in variety of industries such as manufacturing, infrastructure management, supply management, and operations.

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:

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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.”

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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.

Higher Education in 2017

We can’t believe another year has flown by as we enter 2017! Looking ahead, there are topics that we believe will be front and center in the coming year. Here are our predictions for higher education in 2017.

 

How Will Millennials Support Their Parents?

We recently wrote about millennials’ thoughts on education, and we can’t get enough of this energetic tech savvy demographic. But we still want to know, how do they feel about entering the work force? Recent studies have shown that millennials are nervous about their financial future. They are graduating with a pile of student debt, and entering the job force with lower salaries than their parents.

Register for Spring '17 Online Courses

It is fall outside, but what you should be thinking about is spring! Or, more specifically, spring semester classes! UMass online course offerings are available on the UMassOnline website and are ready to be previewed.

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UMass Continues to Rise in the US News & World Report

We are pleased to share US News & World Reports new rankings data in the 2017 Best Colleges guide. UMass Amherst came in at number 27 of the nation’s best public universities list which put the university in the top 30 for the fourth year in a row. The prestigious list ranks more than 600 public, four-year universities in the country.

Additionally, UMass Amherst advanced from number 91 to 74 in the Best National Universities category which consists of 310 public, private and for-profit institutions. The rankings are based on a variety of weighted factors:

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