distance education

Career Options Await with an Anthropology Degree through New Online Degree Completion Program

By Emily Manetta If a student asks me, “what can I do with an anthropology degree?” I could answer simply “you can do anything with an anthropology degree!” While this is certainly true – our alumni go on to an amazingly diverse list of careers after graduation, perhaps the best way to illustrate the skills […]

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How to Design Public Health Research Surveys

Surveys are one of the cornerstones of public health research. Depending on whether questions are conducted by phone, mail, online, or in person, public health surveys can be cost-effective, convenient, and generate high response rates. However, survey efforts can also encounter problems if there is a lack of adequate planning and development of a specific […]

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How to Effectively Build Your Network While Taking an Online Course

By Erik Harbison It is hard to ignore the rise of online courses. Students and young professionals are embracing this popular way to learn. You can now expand your knowledge base on any topic from the comfort of your home. One obvious benefit of this type of learning is that you’re able to prepare yourself […]

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Going Back to School Isn’t Just for Kids. Find a Course this Fall at UVM that Moves You Forward.

Fall isn’t just the time for kids to head back into the classroom, many grown-ups choose to restart their education by taking a class on-campus, online, in a seminar, or starting a graduate program. The reasons that people cite why they go back to school range from adding new skills to career advancement or even […]

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Veterans and Students: Two UVM Anthropology Majors Reflect on Their Military Experience and UVM’s New Online Degree Completion Program

By Kate Whitney For many students, the traditional pathway to a college degree directly following high school isn’t always possible—or even a consideration—but as options and plans evolve, more and more nontraditional students are finding their way into university classrooms, both on-campus and online. Josh Peckenpaugh and Merisah Trisciuzzi recently spoke with us about their journey to […]

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Is an Online Course Right for You?

By Carolyn Siccama, Ed.D.   Are you a working professional looking to advance your career or change careers? If so, have you considered taking an online course to help you meet your professional goals? There are numerous benefits of taking online courses for working professionals who are trying to balance the demands of work, home […]

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UVM’s Online Bachelor of Arts Degree: An Interview with Instructors Teresa Mares, Ph.D. and Scott Van Keuren, Ph.D.

By Kate Whitney This fall, the University of Vermont is unveiling its new Online Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program. The new online program will provide students who have left college before graduation (or those who have completed their associate degree) the opportunity to finish their bachelor degree. The learning will happen outside of the […]

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SEO Digital Marketing Training Teaches Best Practices to Improve Ranking

Are you looking to rank your company’s website on page one of Google? While there’s no magic formula to search engine optimization success, there are fundamental practices to help maximize your website’s performance. Bill Rowland, director of SEO at Trinity Insight in Philadelphia, is teaching  UVM’s Advanced SEO course. The four-week, SEO digital marketing training […]

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Providing Access to High-Quality Education and a Bachelor’s Degree: UVM Launches New Online Degree Completion Program

By Kate Whitney   The University of Vermont has long advocated for and provided opportunities to nontraditional students seeking to earn credentials and enhance their career prospects. Through Continuing and Distance Education (CDE), thousands of students have been able to access courses and programs designed for their growth and development, both personally and professionally. However, […]

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Complete Your Undergraduate Degree, Unlock Your Potential with UVM’s New Online Degree Completion

By Kate Whitney If life got in the way of completing your undergraduate degree, the repercussions can have long-lasting and devastating effects on your security, your well-being and your bank account. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with some college, no degree, average only slightly more income per week ($62) than those with a […]

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