Prepare for a career in Computer Science

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on June 26, 2020 at 11:25 AM

The job outlook for data scientists for 2018-2028 is 16% growth.  This projected job growth is much faster than average.*

Most jobs for computer scientists require a master’s degree in computer science or a related field. Maximize your options for employment as a computer scientist -- learn more about our Master of Science in Computer Science (100% online or on campus delivery) or Data Science concentration at our upcoming webinar on July 22 at 1 pm.  Register today! 

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Our Faculty: Dr. Daniel Sarefield, History

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on June 18, 2020 at 11:32 AM

Do you have a passion for history? Do you aspire to a career as a professional historian or as a historical researcher or writer? Are you a teacher on your way to your professional licensure or a professionally licensed history teacher seeking a Master’s degree in your subject field? Do you want to learn more about our graduate program in history?

As part of the GCE blog's "Our Faculty" series, we introduce Dr. Daniel Sarefield, Professor and graduate program chair of the MA History program.

Register for our MA History webinar

What is your educational background?

Ever since I was a kid I have been fascinated by ancient civilizations and languages, but once I started studying history and Latin in high school I really never looked back. I completed my B.A. in Religion and History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and my M.A. and Ph.D. in Ancient History at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

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M.S. in Computer Science now offered 100% Online

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on May 21, 2020 at 9:42 AM

Now accepting applications for fall 2020 admissions! 

Students now have the option to pursue the M.S. in Computer Science fully online or in person on campus.

The job outlook for data scientists for 2018-2028 is 16% growth.  This projected job growth is much faster than average.*

Most jobs for computer scientists require a master’s degree in computer science or a related field. Maximize your options for employment as a computer scientist -- learn more about our Master of Science in Computer Science at our Virtual Open House Tuesday, June 9 at 5 pm. Register today! 

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Complete the M.S. in Applied Communication Online

Posted by Kelly Norris on May 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM

If you’re interested in a career in social media marketing, or gaining necessary skills for conceptualizing, designing and executing social media campaigns and community-impact projects, then the applied communication graduate program is for you.
 
Admissions is now accepting applications to the new online Master of Science in Applied Communication, Social Media concentration program for summer 2020 admission. The new program is 100% online and designed to meet rigorous academic and career training goals in line with the employment outlook for careers requiring a master’s degree in communication and media studies, and related disciplines. Learn more at our Virtual Open House on June 9 at 5 pm.
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Missed the Forensic Nursing Webinar? Get your answers here.

Posted by Amber Deschenes on September 27, 2019 at 1:54 PM

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Top questions from the LPN to BS in Nursing webinar

Posted by Kelly Norris on September 16, 2019 at 2:40 PM

LPNs, if you missed our webinar, no worries. We've got you covered! Here's the video of the recorded webinar and a list of all the questions asked. And if you still have questions, just click on the "Speak to an advisor" button at the end of this post and get all of your questions answered.

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Our Students: Christine Foote-Lucero, MSN,RN,CEN,SANE-A,SANE-P, '19

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on September 4, 2019 at 12:02 PM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's nursing programs? As part of the GCE Blog's "Our Students" series, we introduce Christine Foote-Lucero.  If you're interested in our M.S. in Nursing (Forensic) program sign up for our September 25 webinar to learn more. 

2019 graduate student leadership award recipient and spring 2019 graduate Christine Foote-Lucero has been a licensed registered nurse for 17 years and a Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) for the past decade at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) in Aurora, Colorado. Her work puts her in direct contact with patients who have endured great trauma in the form of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and human trafficking.

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Learn how you can get your Forensic Nursing degree completely online

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 30, 2019 at 10:19 AM

Are you a registered nurse who wants to deal with the prevention, scientific investigation, and treatment of victims of trauma and/or death?

Do you want to be a vital part of the investigation and treatment of perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents? Then earn your Master of Science in Nursing (Forensic) online from one of the most widely respected graduate study programs in the country.

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LPNs, ready to become an RN?

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 21, 2019 at 11:30 AM

You're already an outstanding LPN in your field, but are you ready for more?

Here are four main advantages to earning your BS in Nursing:
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Our Faculty: Nicole Lajoie, BS, RN-BC, Nursing Coordinator

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's nursing programs? As part of the GCE Blog's "Our Faculty" series, we introduce Nicole Lajoie, BS, RN-BC, Nursing Coordinator.

What is your educational background, and what certifications do you have relevant to your program? I earned two associate degrees from Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) in Gardner, one is in general studies with a health track and my second is an associate degree in nursing. After graduating, I worked as a registered nurse for about a year in long-term care. I decided to go back for my bachelor's at Fitchburg State University, because I knew it would open up even more opportunities for career advancement.Register for our free webinar
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