Spotlight: Ross Little, MMEL

*NOTE: This Master’s in Medical Education Leadership degree is no longer offered online at the University of New England. For a full list of our online graduate offerings, please visit

MMEL Student, Ross Little, Hits Career Milestone

Ross Little MMEL StudentProfessor Ross Little, Surgery Technology Instructor at Quincy College, has been honored by the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for a 15-year milestone in his career. Professor Little has maintained the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) designation for over 15 years, renewing his certification every 4 years by completing 60 continuing education credits.

Little’s career began as a traveling surgery technician, gaining practical experience all over the country. In the spring of 2003, Little found himself in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital and later becoming a full-time instructor at Quincy College.

Currently, Little is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Medical Education Leadership at University of New England Online. “If it weren’t for a love of traveling and seeing the United States, I wouldn’t have gained the practical surgical technology experience I’ve received. For that, I am grateful and look forward to completing my Master’s Degree in Medical Education Leadership from University of New England, furthering my own education, and translating this knowledge to the benefit of my Quincy College students.”

About the Medical Leadership graduate programs at UNE Online

The purpose of the master’s in Medical Education Leadership was to prepare health profession educators to play leadership roles in a variety of medical and healthcare training programs. These programs were designed to provide advanced education in the areas of curriculum and instruction, leadership and administration, and educational research and evaluation. The programs provided opportunities for immediate and ongoing application to students’ unique professional environment.

Congratulations Professor, on your accomplishments, your commitment to your own education and sharing your experience, knowledge, and professionalism with the UNE Online community and beyond.

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