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 |
stackable certificate programs

Stackable Certificate Programs at UNE Online

One way to earn your master’s degree at UNE is through stackable certificate programs. Each graduate certificate offered at UNE Online is stackable to the corresponding master’s degree in that program. What does “stackable” mean? Each credit a student earns while getting their graduate certificate can be counted toward the master’s degree, should they choose to pursue one at a…

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April 19, 2021 |
UNE Online Achievements 2020 Infographic

Infographic: The building blocks of high-quality online education

Since 1831, the University of New England has been committed to providing students with a high-quality education. In 2009, UNE entered the online education space, and here at UNE Online, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at the University of New England, we have expanded our commitment to excellence ever since. We are continually innovating in the field of…

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April 14, 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 |
Is Health Informatics a good career choice

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 |
Dr. Joel Lowsky, EdD spotlight

Spotlight: Joel Lowsky, Ed.D. ‘17

We previously interviewed Joel Lowsky, Ed.D. ‘17, about his career, his research, and his plans for the future – here’s an update on what he’s up to, how he is using his Ed.D. in his work, and how his Ed.D. has helped him with career advancement. Do you want to give us an overview of what you’ve been up to…

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March 11, 2021 |
2021 Best Online Programs in Graduate Education

UNE Among Elite 70 in 2021 U.S. News & World Report, Grad Education Rankings

U.S. News & World Report is a recognized leader in graduate school rankings – and UNE’s commitment to providing a high-quality educational experience has resulted in a top-70 ranking among all Online Master’s in Education programs in the country for 2021. This prestigious U.S. News & World Report ranking, which surveyed more than 1,200 programs, places UNE in good company…

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March 1, 2021 |
Darryl Vincent, MSW '14

Spotlight: Darryl Vincent, MSW '14

We previously interviewed Darryl Vincent, MSW ’14, about the power of integration in his social work practice – here’s an update on what he’s up to, how he is using his MSW in his work, and how his MSW has helped him with career advancement. Could you give us an overview of what you’ve been up to since graduation? Initially,…

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February 26, 2021 |
Fiona Mokry, Student Support Specialist

Meet Our Team: Fiona Mokry, 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’m a Student Support Specialist for the Education programs. I work mostly with MSEd and CAGS students. What stands out to you in the Education…

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February 24, 2021 |
Online science courses

NEW Online Science Courses: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, & Pharmacology

UNE Online is pleased to announce the development of four new online science courses, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, and Pharmacology, that are now available for registration. Science Prerequisites for Health Professions (SPHP) courses are 100% online courses that are popular with students who may need one or two courses to fill a gap in their transcript. These courses can…

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February 19, 2021 |
Jobs in Health Informatics

Jobs in Health Informatics

Jobs in health informatics involve professionals who use data to help healthcare providers achieve better health outcomes. Health informatics connects people, technology, and data to improve the safety and quality of patient health; not only for individual patients but for entire populations. Health informatics graduates and professionals are helping to transform the healthcare industry by moving towards a more advanced…

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February 17, 2021 |
Katherine Doiron, Student Support Specialist at CGPS

Meet our Team: Kathryn Doiron

‘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’m a Student Support Specialist for the Public Health, Health Informatics, and Healthcare Administration programs. I provide direct support to students from when they enroll…

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February 12, 2021 |
Kim Marshall is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for UNE’s latest online course, Pharmacology.

Spotlight on Kim Marshall, PharmD, Pharmacist and Subject Matter Expert

Kim Marshall, PharmD is the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for UNE’s latest online course, Pharmacology. In addition to developing innovative new course content for the new BIOL 1070: Pharmacology course, Kim will also be using her skills on the front line, being one of the heroes that will be distributing a vaccine for COVID-19 to high-risk patients. How were you…

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February 10, 2021 |
Emergency Management graduate course

New Course: Emergency Management, HCA 705

In this innovative new online emergency management course, YOU are the manager of a simulated emergency. Every choice you make influences the range of decisions that you can make later on in the course. First off, you must staff a team of experts to manage your emergency – whom do you choose? Take your emergency management skills out of the…

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February 8, 2021 |
Michelle Donahue, Doctor. of Education program, Ed.D.

Student Spotlight: Michelle Donahue, DPT – Ed.D. Program 

Michelle Donahue has her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and is now pursuing her Ed.D. in order to advance her career in academia. Here she talks about what drives her, how she relates her current studies to her professional life, and her best advice for incoming Ed.D. candidates. Tell us about yourself, and what led you to get your Ed.D. I’m…

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February 5, 2021 |
The Princeton Review the 385 Best Colleges for 2020

Princeton Review Ranks UNE as a Top College

Once again, UNE has been ranked as a top college in the Princeton Review Best 386 Colleges. This highly selective publication includes only the top 15% of four-year colleges and universities in the United States. It’s quite an honor to be included in this elite ranking of the nation’s very best colleges and universities. At UNE, we take great pride…

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January 30, 2021 |