University of Hartford Online

Introduction

Discover the benefits and conveniences of online learning at the University of Hartford.

What makes UHart's online programs different and better than others?

For starters, you won’t feel isolated. Our professors give you personal attention and encourage interaction so that you feel part of a community.

  • Professors are supportive and responsive.
  • You can get career advice and guidance in your job search.
  • You have the option of attending some courses on campus for a blended approach.
  • You are taught by full-time professors, not teaching assistants or instructors.
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MEd in Special Education

Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2016 USA West Hartford + 1 more

The online Master of Education in Special Education prepares you to become a highly competent teaching professional— [+]

The online Master of Education in Special Education prepares you to become a highly competent teaching professional— deeply knowledgeable in a range of disciplines related to the needs of children with disabilities, highly skilled in instruction, and proficient in sensitively collaborating with families and other educational specialists in learning systems. Our program allows you to apply your skills in new directions with an advanced focus on special education, allowing for greater career advancement opportunities. Our program, however, is not designed to lead to certification; it is an advanced degree designed for those who would like to develop expertise in special education. Course objectives and desired outcomes are achieved through learning experiences that promote collegial discourse, collaborative problem solving, and reflective practice, including performance-based applications that require participants to apply specific content and competencies in professional practices. STRENGTHS OF THIS ONLINE PROGRAM Convenience: The online mode of instruction allows you the convenience of self-directed study--learning from the comfort of your home or office without specific or required class or login times. Strong preparation in broad range of disabilities: The rigorous academic program touches on learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral issues, and intellectual disabilities, preparing you to teach effectively across the learning spectrum. Diverse training offers you the opportunity to work with a broad range of students, making you versatile in the workplace. Project-based learning in real-world settings: Most courses include project-based learning, in which you apply lessons learned in actual classroom settings. Guided by our experienced faculty, you will develop deeper understanding of required competencies. Experiential learning provides you with the opportunity to learn theory and apply it to actual students. Research in the field: Capstone projects are required of all students in order to graduate. Collaborating with a faculty advisor over two semesters, you will complete an research project in a real-world classroom setting. ONLINE PROGRAM SPECIFICS Our online Master of Education in Special Education consists of a minimum of 30 credit hours completed in a 2-year sequence. Each of the course offerings is designed to maximize individual engagement through relevant, interactive, and collaborative instruction. (Students who do not have an educational background or who have not taken an introductory special education course will take EDH 510: Theoretical Foundations of Children and Adults with Special needs concurrently with their first course in the program.) The program of study is a cohesive framework of courses well grounded in important theoretical studies; a progressive sequence of field-based/experiential learning opportunities to allow for the application of such theoretical models in the school environment; and an integrated research requirement that serves the program’s capstone experiences. [-]

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Master of Science in Organizational Psychology

Online Full time Part time September 2016 USA West Hartford

If you are ready to advance your career to manage and/or consult with diverse organizations, our fully online Master of Science in Organizational Psychology program is for you. [+]

If you are ready to advance your career to manage and/or consult with diverse organizations, our fully online Master of Science in Organizational Psychology program is for you. Our courses are small and interactive and our full-time professors run discussions so you feel like you’re part of the conversation. You’ll also get timely feedback from our supportive faculty to keep you connected and engaged. About our Online MS in Organizational Psychology The online MS in Organizational Psychology program aims to address critical leadership skills required to enhance organizational effectiveness. Today's leaders and managers need to know how to promote teamwork, manage transitions, and restructure organizations. The program provides students with a theoretical framework in organizational psychology and the opportunity to improve their own skills in research, communication, facilitation, interpersonal, group, and organizational issues. The integration of theory and practice prepares graduates to lead, manage, and/or consult with dynamic and diverse organizations operating in a global environment. Why Choose Our Online MSOP Program? Convenience Earning an online MS in Organizational Psychology is the ideal way to advance your career from the comfort of your home or office. The program is built around your busy life in an engaging, vibrant, and diverse social network of motivated peers—with a small cohort size—aimed at keeping your network manageable and beneficial. To simplify your path to earning your master’s degree, there are no required class or login times. With our fully online educational model, you can take courses at your convenience, moving through the program at a pace that fits your needs rather than on a set schedule. With three cohorts starting each year, students can begin the program when it is most convenient for them. Quality Under the guidance of faculty members trained in industrial and organizational psychology who publish in these disciplines and have a variety of field experience, students are prepared for a career in organizational psychology, or related fields, with the necessary foundational skills. As a traditional, not-for-profit institution chartered in 1957, we are regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE). Flexibility Get what you want out of the program. Our required and elective courses provide you with experience and training in organizational psychology centered around real-life, professional applications of the issues presented. Ultimately, as the program expands, you can take courses that will prepare you for your personalized career goals. Go at your own pace—one or two classes at a time—to achieve your degree when you need it. Affordability While you cannot put a price tag on convenience and flexibility, for just $515 per credit hour in the online MSOP program at University of Hartford, you can obtain a quality education and master's degree while completing your personal and professional goals. Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree (regional or national accreditation) in any field, related field preferred No required minimum undergraduate GPA required but it is a factor in the admission decision, 2.5 GPA or higher preferred [-]

Online Masters of Science in Accounting and Taxation

Online Full time Part time September 2016 USA West Hartford

The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. [+]

The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. Students can earn the master’s degree in as few as seven months, or at their own pace, and meet the 150-hour CPA licensing requirement. Our programs are taught by full-time resident faculty and adjunct faculty who have a wealth of knowledge in the field. Students can choose from online and in-class options and our rolling admissions process allows new students to enrol in the fall, spring, and summer terms. For students seeking certificate programs, our accounting certificate provides students who have an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting the opportunity to take a series of essential undergraduate accounting courses. Students with a master’s degree in accounting, a JD degree, or who are current CPAs may take a series of graduate taxation courses in the Post-Graduate Taxation Certificate program. Programs of Study The MSAT program offers two tracks each requiring 30 credits. The first track is designed for those students interested in careers in financial and assurance services. The courses in this track contain information of particular interest to the public financial reporting and assurance services functions. The second is the taxation track designed for those interested in a career in taxation. The courses in the tax track emphasize the taxation expertise needed to be a tax professional in public accounting as well as industry and government. Application Requirements The following items are required: An online application at www.hartford.edu/grad-apply A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 for domestic applicants Official transcripts for all collegiate-level coursework A letter of intent as specified in the application form Two letters of recommendation Current résumé Official results of the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) forwarded to the University of Hartford using school code XBB-NR -73. Costs of attendance The Barney School of Business charges a per-credit rate for tuition. The 2015-16 academic year tuition is $1,950 per course. [-]