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Spotlight: Rose Aitcheson, MPH

Rose Aitcheson received her MPH at UNE in May of 2021. She is currently employed as a Clinical Informatics Specialist within Primary Care Medicine and her goal is to apply for Physicians Assistant school. Here she talks about her time at UNE, and how she was able to positively impact her community through her APE and ILE experiences. Can you…

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July 22, 2021 |

Britni Pittman Student Spotlight Ed.D.

Spotlight: Britni Pittman, MSW, Ed.D. program

Ed.D. candidate Britni Pittman earned her MSW at UNE Online and has now chosen to continue at UNE to get a terminal degree.  Read about Britni, her academic journey, and how enrolling in the Ed.D. program led her to pursue a leadership capacity within her current job position. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and what encouraged…

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July 19, 2021 |

New Epidemiology focus at UNE Online

NEW – MPH Epidemiology Focus Area

UNE is pleased to announce a new MPH Epidemiology Focus Area option for the 100% online, CEPH-Accredited Master of Public Health program. This exciting development is intended to help interested students bundle their elective courses and specialize their MPH degree in epidemiology, preparing them for a well-paying and rewarding career as an epidemiologist. About the MPH Epidemiology Focus Area The…

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July 13, 2021 |

An infographic that explains the Master in Health Informatics program and how it combines healthcare and health technology

What is Informatics in Healthcare?

Informatics in healthcare is the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, and application of technology-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management, and planning. The benefits of informatics in healthcare As an industry, health informatics connects people with health technology to better improve healthcare outcomes and safety. The field of health informatics covers health data collection, storage, reporting, and communication –…

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July 2, 2021 |

Taysia Radoslav, Olympic Hopeful and Science Prerequisite student at UNE Online

Student Spotlight: Taysia Radoslav

Olympic hopeful and Veterinary Assistant Taysia Radoslav is moving through her General Chemistry I class quickly and successfully – all the while traveling around and participating in track meets in order to get her qualifying time for the Olympics in the 400-meter hurdles. And with one of the top times in Canada, she is pretty sure to make it! Here…

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July 1, 2021 |

Emily Taylor, Enrollment Counselor

Meet Our Team: Emily Taylor

‘Meet our Team’ spotlights are just one way we like to share a little bit about the people who are dedicated to UNE Online’s signature student-centric experience. What do you do here at UNE Online? I am an Enrollment Counselor for UNE Online. I am currently working with prospective students who are interested in our Master of Science in Applied…

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June 29, 2021 |

Stack a graduate certificate into a Masters degree

Get Your Healthcare Administration Certificate Online at UNE

UNE Online offers a Healthcare Administration Certificate online, as a means to advance your knowledge and for career advancement. What is healthcare administration? Healthcare administration is the management and logistical support of medical professionals. It’s not the practice of medicine – rather, healthcare administration graduates typically manage the people and processes within medical facilities, helping to improve overall efficiency. Who…

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June 21, 2021 |

Mrs. Ally Loukas, MSED, CAGS

Student Spotlight: Ally Loukas, MSEd ‘20, CAGS Student 

Ally Loukas is a full-time teacher, full-time mom, and full-time student with UNE Online. Here, she talks about her experience in getting both her MSEd and her CAGS at UNE Online, and how she felt supported and confident throughout her academic journey. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and what encouraged you to pursue your MSEd and…

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June 10, 2021 |

Social Work PTSD infographic

Infographic: PTSD and Trauma in Veterans

This PTSD infographic illustrates that that trauma can occur anywhere, for anyone – and sometimes in unexpected places. Almost anyone can suffer – and almost all can be helped. We hear a lot today about trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. A National Association of Social Workers newsletter article recently made the case for trauma as “the new public…

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May 24, 2021 |

UNE Online Social Media

UNE Online Social Media Channels

Ever wonder where you can connect with us online? We’ve got some options for you! Below is a comprehensive list of the UNE Online social media channels. We have a lot going on, so we have a lot to share on the UNE Online social media channels! For the most part, we use our different channels to communicate different types…

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May 22, 2021 |

Open Book Representing Online Prerequisites Courses in Humanities

NEW Online Prerequisite Courses in Humanities: English, Ethics, Histology, and Public Speaking

UNE Online is pleased to announce the launch of five new online prerequisite courses in humanities: English Composition I and II, Introduction to Ethics, Histology, and Public Speaking. These courses are now available for registration. Our Science Prerequisites for Health Professions (SPHP) are 100% online courses that are popular with students who may need one or two courses to fill…

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May 19, 2021 |

Sean Murray at his Westwood Externship

Student Spotlight: Sean Murray, SPHP Program

Army veteran Sean Murray is the epitome of hard work and dedication. His plan is to go to veterinary school, and he is taking courses at UNE to fulfill his science prerequisites. Because his home internet signal is too weak for proctoring, he has been driving two hours one way to his in-laws’ house every two weeks to take his…

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May 7, 2021 |

Jessica Swindlehurst, MSEd – UNE Online Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Swindlehurst, MSEd '19

Jessica Swindlehurst is a second-grade teacher and MSEd graduate. In this post, she talks about working in the school district of her dreams, and how this master’s degree has helped propel her forward in her career. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what encouraged you to pursue your Master of Science in Education? I am a…

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May 5, 2021 |

Health Informatics Questions Answered

Health Informatics at UNE Online – Program-Specific FAQ

In this post, we answer questions about Health Informatics at UNE Online. Every single day, our Enrollment Counselors field some really great questions from prospective students. Here are a few common questions about Health Informatics: To enter the health informatics program, does your bachelor’s degree need to come from a specific field? No, your bachelor’s degree does not need to…

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May 3, 2021 |

Rachel Kosnow, Enrollment Counselor spotlight

Meet Our Team: Rachel Kosnow

‘Meet our Team’ spotlights are just one way we like to share a little bit about the people who are dedicated to UNE Online’s signature student-centric experience. What do you do here at UNE Online? I am an Enrollment Counselor II working with the UNE Online Public Health and Healthcare Administration programs. As an enrollment counselor, I’m usually the first…

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April 27, 2021 |

Tomisa Emerson, Enrollment Counselor

Meet Our Team: Tomisa Emerson

‘Meet our Team’ spotlights are just one way we like to share a little bit about the people like Tomisa Emerson who are dedicated to UNE Online’s signature student-centric experience.  What do you do here at UNE Online? I’m an Enrollment Counselor for the graduate nutrition programs. I’m here to provide prospective students with all the information they need to…

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April 20, 2021 |

Tola Ilegbusi, Science Prerequisites student

Student Spotlight: Tola Ilegbusi, SPHP Program

Tola Ilegbusi is a student in the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions (SPHP) program, taking online science prerequisites to prepare for his application to medical school. Here he talks about what encouraged him to choose UNE, what he intends to get out of his online courses, what keeps him focused, and what he plans for the future. Can you tell…

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April 12, 2021 |

Lynn Keating Enrollment Counselor

Meet Our Team: Lynn Keating

‘Meet our Team’ spotlights are just one way we like to share a little bit about the people who are dedicated to UNE Online’s signature student-centric experience. What do you do here at UNE Online? I am an enrollment counselor for CGPS. I was hired in November 2020, and have been helping potential Social Work students complete their applications. What…

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April 2, 2021 |

Examples of Informatics in Nursing

Examples of Informatics in Nursing – Applying your Master of Science in Health Informatics

Nursing informatics is a field that has evolved as the use and storage of data have been integrated into the forefront of patient care and practice management. As technology has evolved over the years, so have examples of informatics in nursing. Though the profession of nursing remains the same, the daily work of these healthcare professionals is heavily influenced by…

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March 26, 2021 |

NEW Online Healthcare Masters Degree: Master of Healthcare Administration

NEW Online Healthcare Masters Degree: Master of Healthcare Administration

Online healthcare master’s degrees are a highly valued commodity in today’s increasingly business-minded healthcare world. It’s estimated that the projected demand for medical and health services managers will grow 32% between 2019 to 2029 (when the average growth rate is just 4% in the same time period) in the next decade. The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) is a degree…

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March 25, 2021 |

Jessica Schnitzer, Student Support Specialist for Public Health

Meet Our Team: Jessica Schnitzer, Student Support Specialist

‘Meet our Team’ spotlights are just one way we like to share a little bit about the people who are dedicated to UNE Online’s signature student-centric experience. What do you do here at UNE Online? I am a Student Support Specialist in the UNE Online Public Health program specifically working with master’s and graduate certificate students. What stands out to…

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March 23, 2021 |

Health Informatics Jobs in Action

Top 5 Health Informatics Jobs on the Rise

When looking at careers in health informatics and the associated healthcare informatics salary, many people ask ‘Is Health Informatics a good career choice?’ As healthcare systems look to capitalize on big data and its endless applications, health informatics jobs have become increasingly vital. Consequently, as the health informatics field continues to accelerate, higher education programs are emerging to meet the…

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March 18, 2021 |

Master of Science in Education - Inclusion Education

NEW: Master of Science in Education – Inclusion Education

UNE is pleased to announce a new online Master of Science in Education – Inclusion Education (MSEd-IE) offered by the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. The MSEd-IE program is an approved program for preparation for the Teacher of Students with Disabilities 282 Endorsement in the State of Maine and is offered 100% online. Prepares educators to become special education…

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March 15, 2021 |

Jimmy Grattan, Master of Science in Applied Nutrition

Alumni Spotlight: Jimmy Grattan, MSAN

Jimmy Grattan earned her Master of Science in Applied Nutrition in order to advance her career and open up new options for herself in academia – specifically in the area of nutrition and sustainability. Here, she discusses her journey through the Applied Nutrition program and how it has aligned with her goals so far. Can you tell us a little…

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March 13, 2021 |