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What You Should Know About Applying to Online Grad School
September 12, 2023


In many fields today, a bachelor’s degree can get your foot in the door but may not be enough to advance your career or lead to a higher salary. Many school districts offer pay bumps for teachers who receive a Master of Education degree.

2023 Online Teacher of the Year: Tiffany Bourelle, Ph.D.
July 7, 2023

Dr. Tiffany Bourelle, Winner of the 2022-2023 Online Teacher of the Year winner proudly shows her awards

Since the 2018-2019 academic year, the Faculty Senate Teaching Enhancement Committee has given a deserving faculty member the Online Teacher of the Year award. This award acknowledges excellence in the challenging teaching and learning arena of online education.

Easily Find and Register for 100% Online Classes
May 5, 2023

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Searching for online classes when it’s time to register can be a pain. Here’s a simple hack that can ease that ache. One of the more common questions the UNM Online Student Support team receives is “how can I search for only classes that are offered 100% online?” This post offers a solution.

Degree Spotlight: Master of Music in Music Education
July 28, 2022

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A master’s degree can open career options for educators, with some school districts offering raises for employees who earn a graduate degree. How can busy music instructors manage their current workloads while working? What are the career options?

Services Spotlight: Career Services
June 20, 2022

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Want to explore your career options? Unsure what career you might enjoy or even what major to choose? UNM’s Career Services can help!

Degree Spotlight: Space Systems Engineering
February 14, 2022

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How can a master’s degree in space systems engineering impact your career? A faculty member from UNM explained more about this impactful, unique program.

Accelerated Online Programs Explained
November 12, 2021


Online degree programs offer the benefit of expanding your education without making major lifestyle changes such as quitting your job, overlooking the time constraints of your family, or commuting to a physical campus. A program’s ability to adapt to your needs is an important factor in helping you become a successful student.

Degree Spotlight: Internet of Things
October 15, 2021


Do you use a smartwatch to track your fitness? Maybe you have a phone app that controls the lights or air-conditioning in your home. Many homeowners now employ smart doorbells with built-in cameras that allow them to see who is at the door — even when they are away from home.

Degree Spotlight: Native American Studies
September 22, 2021

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What does a degree in Native American Studies entail and what careers can it lead to? Learn more in this interview with UNM Senior Student Success Specialist, Dr. Catherine Montoya.