Barbara Fortier: Program Director Spotlight

Program Director Spotlight: Barbara Fortier, Science Prerequisites Program

Barbara Fortier is the Program Director for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program at UNE Online. We sat down with her recently to talk about why she loves science and education, and what she considers her top tips for student success in her courses. Can you tell me a bit about your background and what drew you to UNE…

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July 18, 2018 |

Post Baccalaureate Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Microbiology for Health Professions (BIOL 1020) is an online course taken by many post-grad students looking to fill a gap in their transcript. We spoke with course designer and instructor Dr. Marta Frisardi about the course standards, the types of schools that accept this UNE Online microbiology course as a prerequisite, and about some of the labs that students will…

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June 11, 2018 |

Marta Frisardi Instructor for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marta Frisardi – SPHP Program

Dr. Marta Frisardi is an instructor with UNE Online’s Prerequisites for Health Professions program. Here’s a little bit more about her professional experience, how she engages her online students, and how she feels that her courses prepare her students for life after school. Can you tell me a little bit about your background and what drew you to teaching at…

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March 1, 2018 |

International Education Conference Presentation

Two CGPS Staff Presented at International Education Conference EDULEARN

Barbara Fortier, Program Manager for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions, and Olga LaPlante, Instructional Designer for the Masters of Science in Social Work program, collaborated to present at the international conference, EDULEARN17 in Barcelona, Spain, recently. While everyone here was celebrating America’s birthday on July 4th, Barbara and Olga were presenting their research paper entitled “Building a Community One…

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July 31, 2017 |

Josh McFarland, Student Support Specialist

Meet Our Team: Josh McFarland

Note: As of April 2019, Josh is now the Marketing Manager for the Science Prerequisite Courses for Health Professions and our Graduate Programs in Education! While Josh continues to use his effervescent energy to raise awareness about our many online prerequisites courses, you can find the current Science Prerequisites Student Service Advisors on this page. Josh McFarland works as a…

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July 26, 2017 |

Science Prerequisites

UNE Online Courses: Science Courses to Satisfy Health Prerequisites

Many post-baccalaureate students use UNE Online courses as their required science prerequisites to get into health-related graduate programs. UNE Online Science Prerequisites for Health Professions courses are offered 100% online. UNE is regionally accredited through New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE). You may begin the class as long as you meet the prerequisites for the individual courses.  Simply log…

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June 23, 2017 |

Lending a helping hand with an online science prerequisite course

About Science Prerequisites for Health Professions Courses

UNE Online offers many great degrees and certificate programs; however, did you know that we also offer individual science prerequisite courses? If you’d like to learn more about Science Prerequisites for Health Professions Courses, read on. From Microbiology to General Chemistry, these courses can be taken anywhere in the world! Students who enroll in our science prerequisite courses are typically…

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February 22, 2017 |

New Physics I Class at UNE Online

Online Physics I for the Health Professions

UNE Online has a newly redesigned online Physics I course, 100% online, with fresh, custom-developed content. The new class has been designed to be especially relevant to students in the health professions. Geared toward health professions UNE’s new online physics course takes its examples from real life, and incorporates elements of how health science professionals actually use physics in their…

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May 10, 2016 |

genetics online course

Undergraduate Genetics Lecture and Lab Offered Online

Genetics lecture and lab now offered online This new and academically-challenging undergraduate level online genetics course, BIOL 1040, with online lab will examine transmission genetics, molecular genetics, cytogenetics, evolutionary genetics, molecular medicine, and developmental genetics. Students will learn from examples drawn from the scientific literature, which stress modern technological and experimental methodologies used in studying the genetics and genomics of…

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March 24, 2015 |

UNE classes with no admissions

Skip the admissions process with these online courses

When do you NOT need to go through admissions? UNE Online’s Science Prerequisites for Health Professions classes are our exception to the admissions process rule. They do not require an admissions process at all. Simply log in, register for the class, pay, and begin on the first or third Wednesday of the month.  All of our classes are instructor-led, high-quality courses. They are…

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February 10, 2015 |