Each fall, over 80 graduate and professional schools come to campus for the Colby, Bates & Bowdoin Graduate & Professional School Fair. Students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to meet with admissions representatives and learn about the variety of programs offered.

A Graduate School Fair provides a wonderful opportunity to speak personally with admissions representatives from a number of graduate and professional programs about your credentials, their admissions requirements and what distinguishes their program from other programs offered in the same field. Tip: Take a few moments before the fair to look at the list of attendees and their full descriptions of the programs they offer listed below — be sure to speak with admissions representatives from the programs that interest you.

Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Page Commons, Cotter Union – 4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901

Schools scheduled to attend the 2017 Fair:


Arts, Sciences, Technology, Communications

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American University: College of Arts & Sciences (variety of disciplines)
Boston College Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (variety of disciplines)
Columbia Journalism School
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
Dartmouth College, QBS program
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
Emerson College (communication and arts programs)
Georgetown University (variety of disciplines)
Iona College (variety of disciplines)
Iowa State University program in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Merrimack College (variety of disciplines)
The New School (variety of disciplines)
Queen’s University Belfast (variety of disciplines – taught and research degrees)
Suffolk University (variety of disciplines)
Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/School of Engineering
UMass Boston School for the Environment
University of Maine (variety of disciplines)
The University of Michigan – School of Natural Resources & Environment
University of New Hampshire, Analytics
University of Southern Maine (variety of disciplines)
Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

 

American University: College of Arts & Sciences

AU’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) offers more than 50 master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs taught by award-winning faculty.

 

Boston College Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

The oldest and largest of the University’s eight schools and colleges, the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences offers graduate degree programs in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts and Master of Science. With approximately 1,000 students and 400 full-time faculty, the Graduate School is small enough to know you as a person, but large enough to serve you and prepare you for a rewarding life and satisfying career.

 

Columbia Journalism School

You seek a life that is fast-paced and exciting. You are curious, open-minded, and like to write. Your engagement with the world makes you determined to live on the front lines and make a difference. If journalism is your calling, answer it at Columbia.

 

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The City University of New York’s CUNY Graduate School of Journalism offers a top-notch, affordable education teaching traditional journalism values while preparing students to thrive in a rapidly changing media landscape.

 

Dartmouth College

The QBS program seeks to train highly qualified students for productive careers in biomedical research and teaching through the completion of an interdisciplinary PhD degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics and epidemiology. The program is interdepartmental with numerous collaborations existing between QBS members and those in other PhD programs at Dartmouth. Our philosophy is that the modern biomedical researcher must be able to speak more than one language to successfully collaborate in a highly multidisciplinary environment. Students trained through QBS will be versed in bioinformatics, biostatistics and epidemiology.

 

Duke University

Duke’s Nicholas School is a School of the Environment that strives for a new paradigm, one that views and attempts to understand the earth and the environment including humans as an integrated whole. And one that advances a more sustainable future by strategically focusing its resources on addressing the major environmental issues of our times and by training a new and environmentally-informed generation of global leaders. To achieve this vision, the Nicholas School has assembled a unique and talented faculty of world-class researchers and educators spanning all of the relevant physical, life, and social sciences, steeped and actively engaged in their respective disciplines, but also committed to the multi- and interdisciplinary lines of inquiry and collaborations that are at the core of many environmental issues. The Nicholas School applies its disciplinary strengths and basic research capabilities to address environmental issues facing society today.

 

Emerson College

We have 12 Graduate Programs in communication and the arts.

 

Georgetown University

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at Georgetown University is an exciting and diverse academic community that offers students a wide array of programs from which to choose. Program opportunities range from doctorates in established disciplines to interdisciplinary masters degrees in emerging fields. In addition, access to numerous dual-degree programs makes it possible for students to pursue courses of study that are highly specific to their intellectual interests and career plans. Degrees conferred: MA, MS, MPP, MPM, PhD

 

Iona College

Iona offers personalized graduate degree programs designed to accommodate busy lives. With accelerated programs and flexible schedules, we can help you advance your career goals and aspirations as you balance the demands of work and family. Our graduate programs have national and international accreditations that ensure worldwide respect for your accomplishments. Two locations––our New Rochelle campus and our Rockland Graduate Center––offer added convenience and flexibility (and one program, our MA in Public Relations, is also offered in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center)

 

Iowa State University

At Iowa State University we have PhD and MS level programs in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, as well as participating in a number of interdisciplinary programs. Our students have successful careers in the Mathematics profession, mostly in educational institutions in the USA. We cover traditional areas of Mathematics, with an overall tendency towards Applied Mathematics. Interdisciplinary research is strongly encouraged. A few particularly active areas: Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Biology, Combinatorics and Graph Theory, Probability, Control Theory, Cryptography. Currently 90 graduate students in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics who work with 35 graduate faculty.

 

Merrimack College

Merrimack College offers graduate programs in the following areas: accounting, management, public affairs, engineering, computer science, education, counseling, and health sciences. All of our graduate programs are full-time, intensive degree programs, which can also be completed on a part-time, flexible schedule. There is no fee to apply and applications are accepted on a rolling admission basis.

 

The New School

The New School offers some of the nation’s most distinguished graduate school programs in art and design, the performing arts, media and communications, creative writing, humanities and the social sciences, professional management and public policy, and international affairs. Integrating The New School tradition of combining in-class and in-the-field work, each program guides graduate students through an exciting and challenging course of study headed by a faculty of artists, scholars, and professionals who practice what they teach.

 

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast offers a world-class student experience founded on academic heritage and tradition with innovation. Founded in 1845, Queen’s is the 9th oldest university in the UK and a proud member of the Russel Group in the UK, the top 24 research-intensive universities in the nation. Every year, approximately 1,800 international students from over 100 different countries are welcomed on campus. Amongst a total student population of 23,000, Queen’s international students live with students from Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and the rest of the UK. Offering a comprehensive range of course options, Queen’s provides an excellent academic environment coupled with an experience in one of Europe’s most fashionable capital cities. Queen’s is located in the heart of the city’s cultural, artistic and social scenes, offering a unique blend of Irish and British cultures.

 

Suffolk University

Suffolk University is a private institution that offers more than 50 graduate programs through the College of Arts & Sciences and the Sawyer Business School. Positioned in the heart of Boston, Suffolk prides itself on its centralized location, steps from the city’s thriving financial, healthcare, political, and social districts. With small class sizes and a focus on providing a dynamic and relevant learning experience for all students, Suffolk ensures that you will acquire the practical tools needed to help you succeed and realize your goals, both personally and professionally.

 

Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences/School of Engineering

Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering offer PhD, masters and certificate programs in over 40 disciplines, including an MFA through the newly created School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts. Located just outside of Boston, Tufts combines the resources of a tier-one research institution with the close knit atmosphere of a liberal arts college.

 

UMass Boston School for the Environment

The School for the Environment is the University of Massachusetts Boston’s premier transdisciplinary environmental school. The School integrates the natural and social sciences, liberal arts, governance, and business to generate and apply new knowledge about the quality of our environment and the sustainable use of its resources. We offer MS and PhD programs in Environmental Science and Marine Science and Technology, a Professional Science Masters, and an MS in Urban Planning and Community Development.

 

University of Maine

The University of Maine generates cutting-edge research in over 100 areas of graduate study. Today, our graduate students are working with NASA to design components for inter-planetary research, traveling across the globe to follow pollution streams from Australia to Antarctica, and publishing ground-breaking research about topics ranging from consumer behavior to limb-regeneration. At the University of Maine, you define tomorrow.

 

The University of Michigan – School of Natural Resources & Environment

M.S. Natural Resources & Environment
-Behavior, Education, and Communication
-Conservation Ecology
-Environmental Informatics: GIS and Modeling
-Environmental Justice
-Environmental Policy and Planning
-Landscape Architecture
-Sustainable Systems
MLA – Masters in Landscape Architecture
Ph.D in Natural Resources & Environment

 

University of New Hampshire, Analytics

The full-time, 11-month Master of Science in Analytics program immerses students in the skills necessary to become effective analytics professionals, including: quantitative tools, applications and reasoning, critical thinking and presentation/communication skills. This program places heavy emphasis on student application of knowledge and skills through a two-semester practicum where students work in teams to complete an industry or government sponsored real-world analytic problem. In addition, the program emphasizes student professional development with respect to written and oral communication, leadership, and career development. Students specialize in a domain of interest by choosing a “cluster” made up of two courses in a specific area of study. The Introduction to Data Science Certificate is a 16 week graduate program that exposes students to current, cutting edge data programming, statistical modeling and visualization tools through guided, online instruction and applied case studies.

 

University of Southern Maine

The University of Southern Maine offers 50+ programs at the master’s, doctoral and certificate levels, including programs in Business, Education, Leadership, Creative Writing, Music, Policy, Planning and Management – as well as Public Health, Social Work, Counseling, Biology, Nursing and Occupational Therapy, among many others.

 

Yale University

The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies is internationally known for its excellence. Founded in 1900, the school offers master’s degrees and doctoral programs and serves as a locus for research into local, regional and global environmental issues. Students here establish close relationships with faculty mentors, work in well-equipped laboratories and use the resources of one of the world’s largest library systems. They choose from a broad selection of courses at F&ES and at other graduate schools at the University, including the law school, the school of public health and the school of management. Students with well-defined cross-disciplinary interests can apply for joint degrees at nine different schools. In addition, students can enrich their studies by attending lectures, seminars, films and conferences, and by joining student groups suited to their interests.

Business

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Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business
Boston College Carroll School of Management
Brandeis International Business School
Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University
Marlboro College
MIT Sloan School of Management
The University of Massachusetts Boston
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Thomas College
PLUS, in Arts & Sciences: Georgetown University, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Southern Maine

 

Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business

We offer 8 Masters programs and 3 MBA programs.

 

Boston College Carroll School of Management

The Boston College Carroll School of Management offers exceptional graduate programs that help you make your mark in the business world. Our program offerings include full-time and part-time MBA programs, master’s programs in accounting and finance, and doctoral programs in accounting, finance and organization studies.

 

Brandeis International Business School

Brandeis International Business School awards graduate degrees in Finance, International Economics and Finance, as well as a PhD in Economics and an MBA.

 

Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

The MS in Management Studies Russell Fellows program builds a foundation in business management for college seniors and recent graduates from liberal arts and science or STEM backgrounds with less than one year of full-time work experience. Students will build upon a successful undergraduate experience to empower you in your first job and throughout your career. This accelerated 10-month program, which runs from July-May in downtown Chicago, is taught by Kellogg world-class professors. Students will also receive personalized attention from Kellogg’s industry-leading Career Management Center, and become part of Kellogg’s tight-knit, responsive alumni community – 60,000 strong across the globe.

 

Marlboro College

The graduate and professional studies program at Marlboro College is a community of visionary individuals who devote their collective talents toward shaping a better world. In our graduate, certification, and continuing education options, students are encouraged to be who they are – and become who they want to be – by learning, discussing, creating, and collaborating with others. Our MA in Teaching programs provide the skills and knowledge to reignite teachers’ passion, dedication, and drive to lead and inspire. Our MS in Management and MBA students become effective leaders equipped to make strong, ethical business choices that create lasting positive impact.

 

MIT Sloan School of Management

MIT Sloan School of Management – Master of Finance and Master of Business Analytics

 

The University of Massachusetts Boston College of Management

The University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. The scenic waterfront campus, with easy access to downtown Boston. UMass Boston combines a small-college experience with the vast resources of a major research university. 93% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
The College of Management at UMass Boston is AACSB-accredited. Our programs can be completed full-time or part-time, with classes that meet 24/7, daytime, evening, Saturdays and online. Each program showcases our experienced faculty, rigorous curriculum, and small class sizes while providing exceptional ROI, return on your educational investment.
Graduate business offerings include: Global MBA, a cohort-based, full-time-day MBA program with an everywhere “global” focus in its course offerings; Flex MBA, the most customizable program in the area with 15 specializations.

 

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

The Tuck School of Business focuses on the full-time, two year MBA. Every element in the academic experience—team-based projects, experiential and global learning, case-based courses and more—is designed to push students further than they thought possible, in order to develop wise leaders who aspire to better the world of business. To understand how others live and work, through TuckGO students participate in global courses that provide them the skills and knowledge to navigate diverse business environments. Last year, students went to 28 different countries. More than 70 percent of our graduates achieve management positions in their fields, yet they remain important allies to other Tuckies. More than two-thirds donate money to the school each year (nearly triple the average rate of our peers) and The Economist ranked Tuck #1 in alumni responsiveness. This is the support that you can expect as a student and throughout your career.

 

Thomas College

We’re glad you’re thinking about advancing your career through further education. Consider how Thomas can help you get there with our options for full-time, part-time, and professional development studies. Hard-working students will succeed at Thomas. We look forward to hearing about the achievements, abilities, and experiences that have primed you for success in graduate study at Thomas.  We are unique in that we offer 10-month Accelerated Programs in Business, Education and Accounting!

Education

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Bank Street Graduate School of Education
Berwick Academy /Lesley University
Boston College Lynch School
Brandeis University
Brookwood School
Brown University Department of Education
Columbia University, Teachers College
Lesley University
Marlboro College
Mount Holyoke College
SIT Graduate Institute
Thomas College
PLUS, in Arts & Sciences: Tufts University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

 

 

Bank Street Graduate School of Education

Bank Street Graduate School of Education is committed to learner-centered education with a social justice slant. Our master’s programs integrate direct experience with children, teachers, and families, exploration and examination of theory, and observation and reflection.  Our programs prepare adults for professional work in schools, museums, hospitals, and community organizations. MS in Child Life; MSEd with a variety of specialties including Early Childhood (birth-grade 2), Childhood (grades 1-6), Adolescent (grades 7-12), Infancy, Special Education, Dual Language/Bilingual, TESOL, Museum Education, & Literacy; MSEd/MSW Dual Degree programs; Educational Leadership programs that lead to School Building Leader certification for those who are eligible.

 

Berwick Academy /Lesley University

Berwick Academy and Lesley University’s Collaborative Teacher Residency Program offers a purposeful blend of hands-on teaching experiences and graduate courses, resulting in a M.Ed. Students complete their Lesley graduate coursework and student teaching in 14 months while immersing themselves fulltime in the classrooms of Berwick Academy.
Each teaching apprentice in this field-based program works under the guidance of experienced Berwick Academy faculty mentors while taking Lesley University courses. Our apprentices develop the knowledge and skills essential for successful teaching while earning legitimate work experience at one of New England’s finest independent schools. The program will begin in June, and is open to aspiring educators in the elementary, middle, and high school levels (PK-12).

 

Boston College Lynch School

Consistently ranked among the top 25 schools of education and as the top-ranked Catholic school of education in the country, the Lynch School at Boston College offers 13 master’s programs, six doctoral programs, and five dual-degree programs. Theory, research, and practice are integrated across programs, which also leverage the robust practicum opportunities available in schools, hospitals, mental health centers, and universities in the Boston metropolitan area. The Lynch School’s focus on expanding social justice is a hallmark of our programs and the work of our students and faculty.

 

Brandeis University

The Brandeis Master of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) is a year-long intensive program rooted in social justice which prepares students with strong liberal arts backgrounds to become highly qualified, licensed classroom teachers. The program combines two summers of study on the Brandeis campus with a nine-month internship in a public elementary or secondary (middle or high) school or a Jewish day school, in the Boston area.

 

Brookwood School
The Brookwood School Teacher Training Program is a one year accelerated master’s degree program offered in collaboration with Lesley University. This is a full immersion program leading to a Master’s Degree and Initial Massachusetts Teaching License in either Early Childhood or Elementary Education. This comprehensive program allows participants to learn to teach by teaching while simultaneously exploring educational philosophy through graduate courses offered at both Brookwood School and Lesley University. Teaching Apprentices spend each day of the school year working cooperatively with mentor teachers and have the opportunity to teach at two different grade levels. TAs are actively involved in all aspects of classroom life and the greater school community. Tuition for the program is split between Lesley University and Brookwood School. This split tuition model allows you to get double the teaching time at roughly two thirds the cost.

 

 

 

 

Brown University Department of Education

The Brown Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is an intensive one year master’s and certification program that prepares tomorrow’s teacher leaders. The twelve-month Urban Education Policy (UEP) Program is dedicated to the study of policy analysis, planning, and development in urban public education.

 

Columbia University, Teachers College

Teachers College, Columbia University is more than its name implies-it is an urban, independent, thoroughly diverse and multicultural, comprehensive graduate and professional school of education. Since its inception in 1887, Teachers College has also been a leading institution concerned with extending educational opportunity and improving the quality of education in and out of the classroom and across the lifespan. With more than 120 top-ranked graduate degree programs from which to choose, Teachers College offers students an unmatched array of areas of study. Students can concentrate in areas including education and educational leadership, clinical and counseling psychology, social and behavioral sciences, the arts and humanities, health and health promotion, international and comparative education, policy, and technology.

 

Lesley University

Lesley University empowers students to become dynamic, thoughtful leaders in education, mental health counseling, and the arts. Located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, home to the world’s best-known universities, Lesley combines an intensely creative environment with the practical experience students need to succeed in their careers. Each year, 2,500 undergraduate and 5,300 graduate students pursue degrees on campus, off site, online, and through our low-residency programs. Along with our 84,000 alumni, they’re discovering the power of creativity to overcome obstacles, foster connections, and reveal fresh answers to the world’s problems.

 

Marlboro College

The graduate and professional studies program at Marlboro College is a community of visionary individuals who devote their collective talents toward shaping a better world. In our graduate, certification, and continuing education options, students are encouraged to be who they are – and become who they want to be – by learning, discussing, creating, and collaborating with others. Our MA in Teaching programs provide the skills and knowledge to reignite teachers’ passion, dedication, and drive to lead and inspire. Our MS in Management and MBA students become effective leaders equipped to make strong, ethical business choices that create lasting positive impact.

 

Mount Holyoke College

The Master of Arts in Teaching at Mount Holyoke College is an accelerated co-ed teacher education program for an initial teacher license in 19 licensure areas including early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary school. The flexible, 11-month (August to June) 36-credit program includes an innovative curriculum with a strong commitment to social justice and equity, a unique collaboration with EL Education, and personalized advising. Mount Holyoke consistently prepares outstanding educators who have transformed communities around the world. Our teacher candidates are placed in a variety of public, charter, and independent schools and are consistently rated as excellent and outstanding by their supervising practitioners. Students who complete the teacher licensure program have a 100 percent pass rate on the Massachusetts Test for Education Licensure (MTEL). Mount Holyoke College is a member of the Consortium for Excellence in Teacher Education (CETE).

 

SIT Graduate Institute

SIT Graduate Institute is a nonprofit, accredited graduate school that offers master’s degrees, graduate level certificates, and professional development programs. Our students are passionate people seeking careers that make a difference in the lives of others. SIT programs—in international education, sustainable development, peace and conflict, and TESOL—are offered through on-campus and hybrid formats to accommodate a global student body living and working around the world. All students gain professional work experience as part of their graduate study and go on to become part of a strong network of change makers and educators around the world.

 

Thomas College

We’re glad you’re thinking about advancing your career through further education. Consider how Thomas can help you get there with our options for full-time, part-time, and professional development studies. Hard-working students will succeed at Thomas. We look forward to hearing about the achievements, abilities, and experiences that have primed you for success in graduate study at Thomas. We are unique in that we offer 10-month Accelerated Programs in Business, Education and Accounting!

Health Services/Medicine

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Boston University School of Medicine Masters in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine
Boston University School of Public Health
Columbia University School of Nursing
The Dartmouth Institute
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Logan University
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Midwestern University
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
St. George’s University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine- Public Health and Professional Degree Programs
University of Maryland School of Social Work
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work and Public Health
PLUS, in Arts & Sciences: Georgetown University (health systems administration), Merrimack College (exercise science), University of Southern Maine (nursing, occupational therapy)

 

 

 

Bastyr University

Internationally recognized for its rigorous, science-based curriculum, Bastyr University is an accredited institution of natural health arts and sciences. Graduate degrees include: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND); Master of Public Health; MS in Nutrition (whole food based); MA Counseling Psychology; Doctor Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; MA Maternal-Child Health; MS Midwifery; MS Ayurvedic Sciences; Certificate Holistic Landscape Design; Post-Bacc in ND & Nutrition

 

Boston University School of Medicine Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine (MHCBM) is accredited, by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) The MHCBM program is an intensive 60-credit degree program designed to meet the requirements for an independent clinical mental health-care license in Massachusetts and other states. The primary objective is to prepare individuals in mental health counseling interventions with a complementary background in behavioral medicine and neuroscience.

 

Boston University School of Public Health

At SPH, we are harnessing the integrated power of research, education, and practice to improve the human condition in every way we can. Our departments, our curriculum, our degree and certificate programs—all reach generously and creatively across borders, boundaries, and disciplines in the quest for solutions. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) degree gives you an integrated, problem-based foundation in the values, history, methods, and functions of public health with the option to specialize in one of our 17 interdisciplinary certificates. The research-focused MS degrees and PhD degrees produced graduates are known for their comprehensive knowledge and excellent methodological skills—skills that will enable you to translate research findings into practical applications. And if you’re hoping to learn more about a specific area before getting involved in a degree program, we offer graduate certificates in public health, clinical trials, and statistical genetics.

 

Columbia University School of Nursing

A Columbia Nursing education enables students to practice at the highest level of the profession, providing accurate, independent diagnosis and effective treatment. Our students master all facets of nursing care—from the basic to the most complex—which puts them into practice within an interdisciplinary health care team. Instilled with the values and principles of nursing excellence, our nurses realize their passion for making a difference in the lives of their patients.

 

The Dartmouth Institute

Dartmouth promotes a healthy skepticism of the “common wisdom” about health care and encourages students to accept findings and apply evidence only after a critical evaluation of its strengths and weaknesses. Graduates of both the MPH and MS programs work in clinical practice, administration, research, and health policy, where they bring fresh understanding of the complexities of American health care along with the innovation and dedication to achieve real reform.

 

 

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has a big mission: Protecting Health, Saving Lives – Millions at a Time. Faculty, staff and students have helped eradicate smallpox, made water safe to drink, improved child survival, reduced the spread of HIV and uncovered the dangers of tobacco smoke. Researchers and scientists are now discovering ways to eliminate malaria, increase healthy behavior, reduce the toll of chronic disease, improve the health of mothers and infants, and change the biology of aging. The Bloomberg School offers nine master’s degrees—MAPHB, MAS, MBE, MPH (a Schoolwide degree), MHA, MHS, MPP, MSPH and ScM—as well as three doctoral degrees—PhD, ScD and DrPH—along with combined degree options, certificates and non-degree opportunities.

 

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine offers the best choices to prepare the next generation of health care professionals. LECOM offers a choice of the main campus in Erie, PA, with an additional location in Greensburg, PA, and the branch campus in Bradenton, FL; a choice of careers in medicine, dentistry or pharmacy; and your choice of student-centered learning styles for medicine: traditional, problem-based learning; independent studies; a three-year Primary Care Scholars Pathway; and the Accelerated Physician Assistant Pathway.

 

Logan University

Logan University is a leader in chiropractic and health sciences education. Logan is constantly improving the educational experience to offer a more robust and comprehensive student experience. Logan’s students benefit from a rigorous and dynamic learning environment, setting the bar for board exam pass rates that exceed national averages.

 

MGH Institute of Health Professions

The MGH Institute is a graduate school in Boston, MA. We have entry-level (& post-professional) programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies.

 

Midwestern University

Healthcare education is what we do. We’re an established leader with an exciting vision for the future. Midwestern University offers programs that give you solid footing in the sciences, extensive hands-on experience in outstanding clinical rotations, and a compassionate perspective toward your patients. You’ll learn side-by-side with students in other health professions, modeling the team approach to 21st century healthcare practice. And you’ll learn from faculty mentors who are dedicated to preparing their future colleagues for the realities of patient care. Our graduates are found in leading hospitals, private practices, laboratories, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities across the United States. Midwestern University. We’re tomorrow’s healthcare team.

 

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Founded in 1977, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine offers a four-year, fully accredited, professional program leading to a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree (D.O.). A D.O. is a complete physician, fully trained and licensed to prescribe medicine, perform surgery, and utilize manipulative treatment. The osteopathic philosophy of treating the whole person is applied to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illness, disease, and injury.
NYITCOM opened an additional location at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas for the inaugural class of 115 students.

 

St. George’s University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

The University’s over 14,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers advanced, premedical, and preveterinary degrees in its Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business.

 

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine offers a four year professional degree leading to Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.); TUSPM is part of a major university with a comprehensive allopathic health sciences center; Temple has a four-year podiatric surgical residency program; the largest full-time D.P.M. faculty of the nine colleges of podiatric medicine; the only podiatric medical college that provides a job placement service after residency to its alumni; free one week Summer/Winter Internship Program.

 

Tufts University School of Medicine- Public Health and Professional Degree Programs

Tufts University School of Medicine- Public Health and Professional Degrees offers a wide variety of programs. The professional degrees include the Physician Assistant Program and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Some of the Public Health Programs are the Master of Public Health, Doctor of Public Health, Master of Health Communication and the Master of Science in Pain Research, Education and Policy. We also offer many combined degree options. We are located on the Tufts Health Sciences Campus in downtown Boston, in the Chinatown neighborhood.

 

University of Maryland School of Social Work

The University of Maryland School of Social Work, consistently ranked in the top 10 percent of MSW programs, offers majors in Clinical and Macro Social Work. Visit us to learn how our degree helps you accomplish your career goals.

 

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

UNE’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) has been transforming students into health care leaders trained to deliver patient-centered, high quality osteopathic primary care, while engaging in research and efforts to improve the community health in Maine, New England and the nation.

 

Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work and Public Health

The Brown School’s Social Work and Public Health programs prepare students for leadership in their fields, and the student experience is guided by an outstanding community of faculty and over 500 affiliated community and global partners. Social work and public health students at the Brown School are united by a passion to help others. Gain the knowledge to make great change happen.

 

 

 

Law

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LAW

 

American University Washington College of Law
Boston College Law School
Brooklyn Law School
Case Western Reserve University
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Lewis & Clark Law School
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Northeastern University School of Law
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Seton Hall Law School
Suffolk University Law School
Tulane University Law School
UConn School of Law
University of California, Irvine School of Law
University of Maine School of Law
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Vermont Law School
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
University of New Hampshire School of Law

 

 

 

American University Washington College of Law

Located in one of Washington, D.C.’s most beautiful neighborhoods, American University Washington College of Law is just minutes from downtown and at the center of policy, business, and all things international. Established in 1896, it was the first law school in the country founded by women, ensuring that both men and women had an equal opportunity to study law. The law school promotes an environment of opportunity with unparalleled access to all that Washington, D.C. has to offer and an emphasis on experiential learning through the renowned Clinical, Trial Advocacy, and Externship programs. In addition to its renowned international law program, the law school offers a rich curriculum in public interest, administrative, business, intellectual property, environmental, and human rights.

 

Boston College Law School

BC Law has earned a national reputation for the highest standards of excellence. As a Jesuit law school, it continues to set itself apart from other schools in three important ways: fosters a learning environment that is collaborative and supportive; provides a well-rounded professional education that enables graduates to excel in a variety of careers; teaches legal skills within a context of moral values, preparing students not only to be good lawyers, but also to lead good lives. DEGREE PROGRAMS: JD, LLM; JD/MBA, JD/M.Ed or MA in Education; JD/MSW; JD/MA or Ph.D in Philosophy; JD/MA in Urban and Environmental Policy & Planning; JD/MA in International Law & Diplomacy; JD/LLM.

 

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School offers the ultimate urban campus, uniquely situated in New York City, at the intersection of Brooklyn Heights’ beautiful historic district, the Brooklyn Civic Center, and downtown Brooklyn. Our curriculum allows you to explore any aspect of the law that interests you. We offer a flexible J.D. program that can be earned in 2, 3, or 4 years. The strength of our outstanding faculty lies in their ability to guide, teach, and lead. Recruitment programs, internships, and a strong alumni base (23,000) will broaden your networking options giving you a competitive edge. Please visit brooklynedge.brooklaw.edu for more information. We offer beautiful and affordable housing, guaranteed during your first year.

 

Case Western Reserve University

Over 200 courses, seven areas of concentration, 10 dual-degree and certificate programs, and unique opportunities to participate in clinics, semester-long externships at home and abroad, and semester-long study abroad give our graduates the skills, judgment, experience and confidence to practice 21st century law and to deal with the challenges of an ever-changing world.

 

Chapman University Fowler School of Law

Chapman University Fowler School of Law offers a collaborative, personalized and rigorous legal education. With one of the best faculty/student ratios among ABA-approved law schools, Chapman offers smaller class sizes and greater access to faculty, both in and out of the classroom. Chapman provides practical skills training for all students, in both litigation and legal transactions. Chapman offers many clinical programs, externships and labs, as well as opportunities for students to participate on legal journals and award-winning competition teams.
Chapman has earned a unique reputation for its friendly, collegial and collaborative students, who enjoy significant opportunities to work closely with faculty, administrators and staff. As a result, every year since 2005, Chapman has been ranked in the top 10 of the nation’s law schools for “Best Quality of Life” by The Princeton Review. Chapman has a dedicated employment assistance staff to help its graduating students obtain positions.

 

 

 

 

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

As a top 25 law school, Indiana University Maurer School of Law is home to one of the strongest juris doctor programs in the country, with nationally ranked offerings in intellectual property, tax, and international and comparative law. We have been recently ranked as one of the top 20 most innovative law programs in the country due to our commitment to promote legal professionalism as early as the first year. With the relatively low cost of living in Bloomington, coupled with generous financial aid opportunities, our students get a superb legal education without incurring significant debt. With alumni in Chicago, New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles, to name just a few, our more than 10,000 graduates offer support and vital career connections. Indiana University is consistently ranked one of the most beautiful college campuses and Bloomington one of the best college towns for young professionals in the country.

 

Lewis & Clark Law School

Lewis & Clark offers nationally-recognized programs in Environmental Law and Public Interest, as well as strong curricular programs in Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, International Law, and Business Law. As the only law school in Portland, Oregon, our location puts students at the heart of a major legal and financial center in the Pacific Northwest, while our practical skills offerings and externships enable our students to work here and abroad. We offer both part-time and full-time options and our school is home to several unique centers & institutes doing impactful work.

 

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

JD; JD/MBA; JD/MPH; LLM programs

 

Northeastern University School of Law

Experiential learning is a hot topic in legal education today, but at Northeastern University School of Law, it’s old hat. Developed in 1968, our Cooperative Legal Education Program allows students to gain invaluable full-time work experience from over 900 domestic and international employers. Combining rigorous academics with practical training, students still graduate in three years but embark on their careers with at least 1,500 hours on the job.
Northeastern cultivates a culture of cooperation, collaboration and innovation that empowers our students to take intellectual risks and prepares them to make waves as legal professionals. Consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best public interest programs, Northeastern’s commitment to social justice extends throughout the curriculum and community. Our talented students and faculty know how lawyers should do what they do and the difference they can make in the lives of others.

 

Quinnipiac University School of Law

Quinnipiac University School of Law offers a Juris Doctor (JD), JD/MBA, JD/MELP, and an LLM program. We offer fall enrollment for both full-time day and part-time evening students. Concentrations include Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, Criminal Law and Advocacy, Family Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property, Tax, and Workplace Law.

 

Seton Hall Law School

Seton Hall offers an innovative J.D. curriculum constantly evolving to meet the demands of today’s global environment. Concentrations are offered in Health Law, Intellectual Property (IP), and Compliance. Students may participate in externships, study abroad, and the Center for Social Justice, Seton Hall’s clinical program. Our graduates make their mark in public interest, government service, and corporate practice. Our strong placement record opens extraordinary opportunities to our graduates not only in top law firms, but also in high technology, pharmaceutical, biomedical, government, and public interest organizations.

 

Suffolk University Law School

For more than 100 years, Suffolk Law has produced some of the nation’s most distinguished legal professionals. With an emphasis on real world practice and experiential learning, Suffolk Law is an incredible place to start, build, and launch a successful career and life in the law. Our law school is located in the heart of downtown Boston, steps from the Massachusetts State House, the Financial District, and less than a 10 minute walk from 14 state and federal courthouses. At Suffolk Law, students get a world-class education in the classroom and practical hands-on training through our nationally ranked clinics, international internships, in-school law practice, and semester-in-practice field placements.

 

Tulane University Law School

Tulane Law School, established in 1847, is the 12th oldest law school in the United States. It is located on Tulane University’s main campus in uptown New Orleans. Tulane offers both a 3-year full-time JD program and five different LLM programs for students already holding a first law degree. From its founding, Tulane has offered its students the opportunity to study both of the world’s great legal systems–the common law system upon which English and US law is based, and the civil law system governing most of the rest of the world.

 

 

UConn School of Law

Founded in 1921, the Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. It offers a professional education of the highest quality that prepares its graduates for a lifetime of fulfilling service in any career they choose, including the bar, government, business, and education. The school’s program emphasizes intellectual discipline and the development of the professional analytic skills required to respond effectively to the challenge of continuing change in the law and in the society it serves.

 

University of California, Irvine School of Law

UC Irvine School of Law, the first new public law school in California in more than 40 years, opened its doors to its first class in August, 2009. Now in its eighth year, UCI Law already has a national reputation for top professors and an innovative curriculum that stresses hands-on, interdisciplinary study and public service. All of this on an expansive campus in suburban southern California accessible to both Los Angeles and San Diego.

 

University of Maine School of Law

The University of Maine School of Law is Maine’s only and public law school. Maine Law serves as a force for the common good, while preparing graduates for careers as leaders inside and outside the traditional legal profession.

 

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was established in 1816 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. UM Carey Law stands among five other professional schools on the Founding Campus of the University of Maryland. It has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore-Washington legal and business community.

 

Vermont Law School

Vermont Law School offers JD, Master’s, and LLM programs that specialize in a broad array of social justice issues with strong emphasis placed on core doctrinal knowledge coupled with hands-on clinical experience. In addition, Vermont Law features distinctive programs in international law and dual JD/Master’s degree programs in business administration, environmental policy, and other fields. The experiential education VLS provides prepares its graduates to engage the critical issues of our time.

 

University of New Hampshire School of Law

The University of New Hampshire School of Law is an intimate, innovative law school, committed to developing students who enjoy challenging dialogue from the first moments of orientation, embrace practice-based learning, and stand ready to join the ranks of alumni who are global leaders in intellectual property, general practice, public interest and social justice, and commerce and technology.

Public Policy

See descriptions below list

Columbia University
The Fletcher School, Tufts University
NYU Wagner School of Public Service
School of Public Affairs at American University
University of Maryland
PLUS, in Arts & Sciences: Georgetown University, Merrimack College, The New School, UMass Boston School for the Environment, University of Southern Maine

 

Columbia University

The only one-year concentrated Master’s in Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy terminal degree program with rigorous environmental science curricula and practical training to make science-based policy and management decisions.

 

The Fletcher School, Tufts University

The Fletcher School is distinctive among leading professional schools of international affairs for our collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to identifying and illuminating those connections. Students representing more than 70 countries join with an experienced faculty to inform classroom discussions with diverse viewpoints. Immersed in this dynamic environment, broadly knowledgeable and inquisitive leaders develop a thorough and nuanced grounding in the latest political, economic, business and legal thinking and translate it into practical successful actions that shape international issues and events. The flexibility of our curriculum allows students to tailor their education to their particular interests and to explore those interests from new perspectives. Both professors and alumni are active players on the global stage who are ready and willing to share their experiences and contacts in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

 

NYU Wagner School of Public Service

Students arrive at NYU Wagner with the desire to serve the public. They leave with the skills and experience to bring about change. Combining coursework in management, finance and policy with cutting-edge research and work experience in urban communities, the NYU Wagner education will enable you to transform your personal commitment into public leadership.

 

School of Public Affairs at American University

Earn a PhD, MPA, MPP, or master’s degree in government, political communications, or justice from SPA, a top-ranked school of its kind in the nation’s capital. At the School of Public Affairs, you will explore your field with top experts. The School’s faculty are leaders in political science, government, justice, and public administration and policy. These scholars’ work shapes our world. With SPA professors, your experience in the classroom will be stimulating, challenging, and worthwhile.

 

University of Maryland

The Maryland School of Public Policy offers masters degrees in public policy and public management designed to meet the unique needs of the many different students attracted to international and public service. We have specializations in:
International Security and Economic Policy
International Development
Environmental Policy
Energy Policy
Social Policy
Education Policy
Health Policy
Public Sector Financial Management
Public Management and Leadership
Federal Acquisitions Management
Non-profit Management and Leadership
Graduates go on to work in the public sector, non-profits, NGOs and private industry.

Questions To Ask At A Graduate School Fair

Admission

  • What is the admissions selection process? What is the makeup of the admissions committee? Is selection made by the faculty of the specific department to which you are applying? Is selection made by a single faculty member? Or a committee? If selection is made by a faculty member, is the selection based on the faculty members desire to become the applicant’s graduate supervisor?
  • What are the programs goals and specialties considered to be? Knowing the answer to this question will help you assess how strong a candidate you are by comparing how well your strengths play to these objectives.
  • In what areas are your program strongest?
  • What do you look for in assessing an applicant’s character or personality?
  • What type of evidence do you look for in considering whether a student possesses special skills or interests that mesh with faculty research interests?
  • What tests are required for admission? What is the latest date they may be taken in order to be considered for Fall 2015 admission?

Curriculum

  • What are the programs’ areas of expertise? E.g., an Economics Department may offer expertise in labor economics as opposed to economic development.

Housing

  • Is graduate housing available?
  • Is off-campus housing available nearby?
  • Does the school help graduate students find housing?
  • What is the average cost of off-campus housing?
  • Is parking difficult? Is there a public transportation system?

FInancial Aid

  • What will it cost over __ years to attend this program?
  • How do most of your graduate students pay for the program?
  • How much scholarship money is available? What criteria are used to award scholarships?
  • Is parents’ income considered? How many awards are continued through to completion of the degree?
  • How does your school handle financial aid awards? Can I expect to know your aid awarded and proportion of loans/scholarships before I am required to pay a deposit?
  • What type of teaching assistantships are available?

Career Development

  • Where do students find employment?
  • Where do students typically go geographically?
  • Is there a network of contacts which could help students obtain jobs in a particular geographical area?
  • What resources do you provide to assist students in finding jobs?
  • Is there a career services office for graduate students?
  • How does the office work with alumni who request services?

This document has been based in part on a document from the Health Professions and Prelaw Center of Indiana University Bloomington and was used with permission.

Questions To Ask At A Law School Fair

  • What do you suggest that a visiting student do besides take a tour? How do I let the Admissions Office know of my visit?
  • Will you consider a December and/or February LSAT? (ask only if you planning on taking the December or February LSAT). If I plan to take the February LSAT, should I send in my application before my score is available?
  • How do you determine who will be waitlisted? What type of additional information is helpful to receive from a waitlisted student?
  • How heavily are factors besides GPA and LSAT score weighted for an applicant whose statistics fall in or below the 25th percentile?
  • What do you look for in a personal statement? Should I explain why I want to study law?
  • If you are interested in a particular area of law, or specific courses offered at the school, ask about the number of faculty who teach in that area, and whether or not all students who want to enroll in those courses are usually able to do so.
  • What percentage of your financial aid applicants receive aid? What percentage of the student body receives aid? What is the ratio of scholarships awarded versus loans?
  • Are there school or student organization-funded public interest stipends available for unpaid summer internships?
  • How does this particular school differ from other schools? (This question really gives them the opportunity to talk about the wonders of their schools.)
  • Where do graduates find employment? (locally, regionally, nationally)
  • What percentage of your class of 2014 is employed in JD-required full-time jobs?
  • Is the school committed to those students who are interested in public interest careers? How does it serve those students? Is there any loan forbearance for such careers?
  • How many firms interview at the school and from what parts of the country?