Universidad del Este (UNE)

Introduction

Universidad del Este (UNE) is a private non-profit institution of higher education and a component of the Ana G. Méndez University System. Its main campus is located in Carolina and its five Off-Campus sites located in Yauco, Utuado, Cabo Rojo, Barceloneta, and Santa Isabel. Universidad del Este has also established two branch campuses located in the state of Florida, one in Orlando and the other in Miramar. The Carolina campus is within easy reach of the entire Eastern part of the island. Its 21 acres suburban campus and its modern and spacious buildings provide an ideal atmosphere for the learning experience. The Off-Campus centers also have spacious facilities to meet the learning needs of the students.

A professionally oriented institution, Universidad del Este offers twenty-nine baccalaureate programs and fourteen associate degrees, including programs in business, education, liberal arts, hospitality management and sciences. Founded in l949, as Puerto Rico Junior College, it has continued to grow into a four-year institution in 1992 and finally evolving into a university in 2001.

UNE’s student population consists mostly of commuting young adults from the surrounding communities. The 12,000 student body is comprised of undergraduates and graduates in the Carolina campus, its five Off-Campus sites, and the two Florida Branch Campuses. The graduate programs initiated in August 2001 in the Carolina campus. The programs offered are in Business Administration, Social Work, Education, Public Affairs, and Criminal Justice.

The academic staff consists of one hundred (100) full time faculty and about five hundred and twelve (512) part-time professors. The total of the part-time professors include all the campuses and graduate level programs. 38% of the full time faculty has doctorates and the other hold masters degrees in their fields of expertise. Accreditation Middle States Commission on Higher Education Puerto Rico Council of Higher Education Puerto Rico Council of General Education Joint Review of the Health Commission in Radiologic Technology International Association for Continuing Education and Training Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration.

The contact info is:

  • Oficina de Asuntos Internacionales/International Affairs Office: ue_international@suagm.edu
  • Oficina de Admisiones/Admissions Office: admisiones-une@suagm.edu
  • +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3341
  • +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-3336
  • +1-787-257-7373 ext. 9-2237
This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish

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Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Research

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. [+]

Program Description The Master in Criminal Justice, Criminology and Investigation, integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of criminal behavior and the application of research strategies for finding and understanding of criminal. With this new name and structure, this master prepares professionals who know the criminal justice system, its components and processes that take place within each of them to master the theories on the etiology, prevention, intervention and management criminal behavior, applying skills qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development and interpretation of data, and to master the strategies and action steps to effectively work a crime scene. Admission Requirements These are in addition to the general admissions requirement at UNE: Bachelor degree with a grade point average of 2.75. Graduation Requirements The graduation requirements for the masters programs are: A general grade point average of 3.0 Approve a comprehensive examination In the case of the Master of Criminal Justice and Research, students may select from the comprehensive examination or research project developed in Criminal Justice. [-]

Master in Social Work - Clinical Social Work or Administration

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. [+]

Vision To be recognized as the best Social Work program in Puerto Rico. Mission To prepare competent social work professionals committed to social justice, human rights and the defense of diversity in all its manifestations. Our graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills with the capacity to communicate effectively and conduct research related to their practice; will be capable of integrating entrepreneurship, self-management and technology in their work and will self-identify as active citizens in a global world in constant change, committed to the social transformation of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Program Description The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. Social workers offer a variety of services to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Social workers understand both the public and the private social service systems and how it serves its clientele. Among the services performed by social workers are appropriate referrals, direct services, short term therapies, crisis interventions, information gathering, planning, administration and evaluation of social services. Social workers analyze legislation and social policies in order to make recommendations for improving the quality of life of all citizens. Graduates of Social Work may seek professional licensing from the Social Work Board of Examiners at the State Department of Puerto Rico. Program Admission... [-]

Master Of Arts In Education - Specialization In Curriculum And Instruction

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

Oriented teaching programs and curriculum development. The specialization in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for those who are certified teachers and have an active experience in the classroom. Graduates of these masters, develop research skills in the classroom, teamwork, use of technology and design and curriculum review and evaluation. [+]

Oriented teaching programs and curriculum development. Specializing in Curriculum and Instruction It is designed for those who are certified teachers and have an active experience in the classroom. Graduates of these masters, develop research skills in the classroom, teamwork, use of technology and design and curriculum review and evaluation. Specialization in Curriculum and Teaching: English (39 credits). Early education (39 credits). Special education * (39 credits). [-]

Master of Arts in Education in School and Child Psychology (MAEd)

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Puerto Rico Carolina

The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. [+]

The program emphasizes a professional that is concerned with the science and practice of psychology with infants, children, youth, families; learners of all ages; and the schooling process. The program prepares them to provide a range of psychological services, such as: Diagnosis, assessment, intervention, prevention, health promotion, and program development and evaluation services. The focus is on the development processes of children and youth within the context of schools, families and other ecological systems. The program prepares them to intervene at different levels to ensure and promote a healthy development. [-]