Presentation on theme: "UMUC Meet and Greet: Students Pursuing Careers in Education and Related Fields Academic Center at Largo July 15, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
UMUC Meet and Greet: Students Pursuing Careers in Education and Related Fields Academic Center at Largo July 15, 2010
Welcome! All students pursuing their Bachelors Degree in: English History Computer Science Psychology Communications Behavioral Science All students pursuing the Masters of Arts in: Teaching
What Can I Do With a Degree In English? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Advertising Creative Services, Account Management, Media, Account Planning, Production Advertising Agencies, In-House Agencies of Large Companies Business Management, Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Insurance Claims and Underwriting Banks, Insurance Firms, Large and Small Corporations Education Teaching, Administration, Student Affairs, Academic Advising, Information Science, Tutoring Public & Private Schools, Colleges, Language Institutes, Libraries LawLaw, Government, Private Sector Law Firms, Corporate Legal Departments, Government Agencies Public Relations Account Coordination, Writing/Editing, Media Relations, Account Management Public Relations Firms, Advertising Agencies, Universities
What Can I Do With a Degree In History? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Curatorial and Archival Management Archival Management, Curatorial Management, Museum or Gallery Maintenance, Artifact Conservation Museums, Art Galleries, Historical Societies, Libraries, Research Institutes Education Teaching: Elementary, Middle, or Secondary, Higher Education, Community Education Public & Private Schools, Colleges, Museums, Zoological Parks, National/State Parks Government Political Science, Consultancy, Archival Management, Library Administration Federal Agencies Including: The Smithsonian Institute, National Archives and Records, Library of Congress, Intelligence Services LawLaw, Business, Nonprofit Law Firms, Corporate Legal Departments, Public Advocacy Groups Politics Politics, Federal Government, Local and State Government Elected/Appointed Officials, Political Campaigns, Public Interest/Advocacy Groups
What Can I Do With a Degree In Computer Science? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Consulting System Installation, System Implementation, Training Consulting Firms, Self-Employed EducationTeaching, Instructional Technology Public and Private Schools: K – 12, Colleges and Universities Internet Programming, Software Design, Systems Analysis, Hardware Production, Web Page Design Network Access Points, Online Service Providers, Computer/Equipment Vendors Programming Systems, Scientific Applications, Business Applications: Intelligence, Warehousing, Maintenance Computer Vendors, Banks, Universities, Government Agencies, Management Firms Systems Development Analysis, Design, Support, Quality Assurance, Database, Client-Server Systems Banks, Insurance Companies, Consulting Firms, Computer Companies, Research Institutions
What Can I Do With a Degree In Psychology? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Business and Industry Sales, Customer Service, Management, Insurance: Claims Management and Underwriting, Real Estate Sales and Public Relations Wholesalers, Financial Institutions, Insurance Companies, Real Estate Companies Education Teaching, Student Affairs, Administration, Training, Adult Learning Public & Private K – 12 Schools, Colleges, Government and Social Services Agencies Human Resources Employment and Recruitment, Labor Relations, Compensation and Benefits, Organizational Development, Training Large Companies, Government Agencies, Staffing and Employment Agencies, Non Profit Organizations Human Services Counseling, Psychotherapy, Case Management, Mental Health Services, Crisis Work, Art Therapy, Music Therapy Federal Government, Senior Citizens Centers, United Way Agencies, Social Service ResearchSocial Research, Market Research, Data Analysis Government Agencies, Colleges, Market Research Firms, Consulting Firms
What Can I Do With a Degree In Communications? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Business Sales, Customer Service, Management, Training and Development, Writing/Editing, Office Management Manufacturers, Financial Companies, Hospitals, Print & Electronic Media Education Teaching, Research, Student Support Services: Admissions, Advising, Student Affairs, Recruitment, Alumni Affairs Colleges and Universities, Guest Speaker Opportunities, Educational Facilities Government Campaigning, Programming, Legislative Assistance, Research, Lobbying, Conflict Negotiation Government Agencies, Political Parties, Political Action Committees Law Law Assistance, Contractual, Nonprofit or Public Interest, Mediation, Lobbying Law Firms, Government Agencies, Corporations, Colleges and Universities Public Relations Advertising, Marketing, Corporate Public Affairs, Creative Directing, Audience Analysis, Public Opinion Research Public Service Organizations, Public Relations Firms, Sport and Entertainment Organizations
What Can I Do With a Degree In Behavioral Science? FieldCareer AreasEmployers Business Sales, Customer Service, Management, Training and Development, Writing/Editing, Office Management Manufacturers, Financial Companies, Hospitals, Print & Electronic Media Education Teaching, Research, Student Support Services: Admissions, Advising, Student Affairs, Recruitment, Alumni Affairs Colleges and Universities, Guest Speaker Opportunities, Educational Facilities Government Campaigning, Programming, Legislative Assistance, Research, Lobbying, Conflict Negotiation Government Agencies, Political Parties, Political Action Committees Law Law Assistance, Contractual, Nonprofit or Public Interest, Mediation, Lobbying Law Firms, Government Agencies, Corporations, Colleges and Universities Public Relations Advertising, Marketing, Corporate Public Affairs, Creative Directing, Audience Analysis, Public Opinion Research Public Service Organizations, Public Relations Firms, Sport and Entertainment Organizations
About the M.A. in Teaching The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) –Designed for students who wish to earn secondary teacher certification –Focus is on producing teacher candidates who can: demonstrate research-based and practice validated strategies for teaching and learning teach subject matter to a diverse student body analyze their practice for effectiveness in promoting student learning and integrate technology to promote personal and student growth.
About the M.A. in Teaching? (cont.) Program Requirements –The Master of Arts in Teaching requires the successful completion of 36 credits, including 9 credits of professional internship. The program leads to eligibility for Maryland teaching certification in the secondary areas of: Biology Chemistry Computer science Earth/Space science English History Mathematics Physics Social studies
Why UMUC? A Wide Selection of Academic Programs: As a globally-focused university serving more than 90,000 students worldwide, UMUC offers an unparalleled breadth of programs, each tailored to meet the needs of the marketplace. Whatever your field of interest, youre sure to find the program that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to advance your career. Convenience: Choose to enroll in an online program and you can attend class when and where you want, without interrupting your job or personal life. No hassles with commuting or crowded classrooms. Simply log in to your online classroom to start learning. Flexibility: Prefer a classroom experience? Many of UMUCs courses are also taught in convenient locations throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Why UMUC? State-of-the-Art Education: UMUCs programs are designed to provide you with in-demand skills and expertise. The curriculum is continually updated to reflect the latest information, concepts, and practices in a variety of fields. So youll be armed with the education and skills you need to advance. Expert Instructors: UMUC courses are taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. Aside from impressive academic and professional credentials, our faculty members hold high-level positions within the fields they teach. Their first-hand knowledge and experience can be immediately applied to your career success. Financial Options: An array of financial programs are available, including grants, loans, and scholarships. UMUCs highly trained and helpful financial aid specialists can help you find the option that's right for you.
Where? Largely asynchronous study online via WebTycho In UMUCs proprietary password-protected online classrooms Same instruction as if onsite: Seminar curriculum, faculty, lectures, assignments, activities, expectations and standards Weekly schedule with established times and standards for submissions Writing is critical, participation essential Full library resources & support Interact frequently with faculty & peers at times that work with your schedule Combined delivery (hybrid) option: a combination of online and face to face courses
How do I Get Started? Apply! Send us your official transcripts Decide on a payment option Register for classes Order books Log in to your classroom through WebTycho Begin your fast track to career success!