Distance Education

University of West Georgia offers a variety of fully online and partially online degrees and programs. Whether you are looking into Post Master's Certificate for Nursing, Web MBA, or to simply complete core classes for your undergraduate degree, University of West Georgia has an online class for you!

 

Undergraduate Level Programs

·         The Bachelor of Science in Criminology curriculum encompasses a comprehensive study of both crime and criminal justice systems. The focus for undergraduate students is to achieve academic competencies in criminology/criminal justice. The program promotes a critical examination of crime and justice issues and the development of analytical and communication skills.

·         eCore - University of West Georgia is one of four affiliate institutions participating in a University System of Georgia initiative of making general core classes available through the Internet; this program is called eCore. eCore classes are taught entirely online, with the exception of an occasional proctored exam. Courses satisfy the basic core curriculum requirements at any University System of Georgia institution.

·         The European Union Studies Certificate Program of the University System of Georgia - For information on the requirements for the European Union Studies Certificate or information on registering for these courses, visit http://www.eustudiesprogram.org/ or contact Dr. Heather Mbaye, Director of European Union Studies Program at (678) 839-5009 or at hmbaye@westga.edu. You can find a listing of courses UWG will be offering on-line in conjunction with the University of Munich at http://www.eustudiesprogram.org/coursesched.htm.

 

Certificate/Endorsement Level Programs

·         The College of Education’s Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Certification in Media (Instructional Technology) is for students who wish to add certification in Instructional Technology but do not wish to earn another advanced degree.

·         The College of Education’s Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Certification in Media (Instructional Technology) is designed to prepare preparing progressive, innovative, academically founded school library specialists and instructional technology leaders.

·         The College of Education Reading Endorsement is comprised of 3 graduate courses in reading education designed to provide additional focused, professional development of certified teachers in the assessment and instruction of reading.

·         The Department of Nursing Post-Master's in Health Systems Leadership certificate program is designed for master prepared nurses who desire further education for roles in nursing. The certificate may be earned in a minimum of 12 months.

·         The Department of Nursing Post-Master's in Nursing Education certificate program is designed for master prepared nurses who desire further education for roles in teaching. The certificate may be earned in a minimum of 12 months.

·         The Department of Geosciences’ Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems is designed to provide individuals who require GIS technology in their professional lives and the skills to acquire, process, analyze, and appropriately display geographic data.

Please visit UWG|Online’s Certificate programs for more information on each program.

 

Master Level Programs

·         The College of Education’s Master of Education with a Major in Media (Instructional Technology) or (School Library Media) are both designed to prepare school library media specialists, directors of media services, instructional technologists, and instructional technology coordinators at the graduate level.

·         The College of Education’s Master of Education with a Major in Early Childhood Education is designed to prepare teachers who will be academically grounded instructional leaders. Program coursework and field experiences promote research-based practices that endure that all students can and do learn.

·         The College of Education’s Master of Education with a Major in Reading Instruction is a degree offered to educators certified in teaching who desire graduate studies in literacy theories, research, and instructional practices. The Reading program is fully online and consists of 30 credit hours. 

·         The Department of Music’s Master of Music with a Major in Music Education is intended for those individuals who seek advanced training in music and music education. This program is also intended for individuals who wish to pursue doctoral study and seek teaching positions in higher education.

·         The Department of Computer Science’s Master of Science with a Major in Applied Computer Science is a professional program that provides individuals holding an undergraduate degree in any discipline the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the exciting and dynamic field of computer science and information technology.

·         The School of Nursing’s offers a Master of Science in Nursing with role options in either education or health systems leadership.

·         Five AACSB accredited business schools in Georgia have developed an exclusively web-based Master of Business Administration (WebMBA) Program to reach those markets in Georgia not served by traditional delivery systems. The WebMBA program offered through Richards College of Business is an effective, flexible and affordable way to advance your career.

Please visit UWG|Online’s Master’s degrees list for more information on each program.

 

Specialist Level Programs

·         The College of Education’s Specialist in Education with a Major in Media (Instructional Technology) or (School Library Media) are designed to prepare school library media specialists, directors of media services, instructional technologists, and instructional technology coordinators at the graduate level.

·         The College of Education’s Specialist in Education with a Major in Special Education is designed to meet the needs of teachers in Special Education who have completed a degree in special education. The program consists of a minimum of 27 graduate credit hours, including an Exit Examination/Research Project.

Please visit UWG|Online’s Specialist degrees list for more information on each program.

 

Doctoral Level Programs

·         The Doctor of Education in Professional Counseling and Supervision is designed to prepare counseling professional to positively impact their clients and communities of services through effective practices and programs, leadership, and advocacy. The program begins each summer with a cohort of 12 students. The 36-hour program is completed in two years of continuous enrollment.

·         The Doctor of Education with a Major in School Improvement offers a unique opportunity for educators looking for an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based doctoral program that prepares graduates to become the next generation of change agents. The program is designed to take three years to complete.

·         The Doctor of Education with a Major in Nursing Education is designed to prepare nurse educators for the 21st century. This 100% online program will enable students to earn a doctorate degree that will prepare them to train future nurses, helping address a critical shortage in the state, region and nation. The program includes a total of 60 semester hours including 12 dissertation credit hours.

Please visit UWG|Online’s Doctoral degrees list for more information on each program.