These programs and initiatives at the University of New England help learners passionate about the digital sciences to pursue their interests.
As an Applied Mathematics major, students gain a well-rounded education in the liberal arts focused on the mathematical sciences and their use in solving quantitative questions in mathematics and other disciplines. The program emphasizes computer-based modeling and statistical methods, and culminates in a research project during your senior year. More.
In 2013, the University of New England’s College of Arts and Sciences began a multi-year effort to encourage the inclusion of digital pedagogies and student projects in humanities and social sciences courses within the Core Curriculum.
From blogs and collaborative document development to online exhibits and data visualizations, UNE’s digital humanities (DH) initiative is broad-based and open-ended. Its focus is on engaging students by embracing the role of digital tools in learning. More.
GIS minors learn to capture, record and analyze data essential to understanding geographic systems and how they are being or will be impacted by human endeavors. GIS is widely employed in private, government, and nonprofit organizations, and a degree in it makes students attractive candidate for many positions in the environmental fields. More.
UNE Online programs are meeting a need in the industry for trained professionals who can merge health care, information technology and computer science. It’s a rapidly growing field that aims to make health care more affordable and enhances the patient experience.
The Master of Health Informatics program is a fully online, 36 credit hour program. With robust instruction from faculty practitioners, the program consists of 12 eight-week courses, including a culminating project. More.
UNEPortfolios is a space for students (and faculty) to craft aspects of their digital identities. Initially launched in 2012 as a set of small, course-based pilots, UNEPortfolios now has a domain name and the server support it needs to grow.
By working through course-based learning, professionally focused, and self-sponsored ePortfolio development, students with ePortfolios are able to build a professional and creative digital identity over time. More.