Professional Development

Finish What You Started with a Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Applications for the Spring 2017 Bachelor of General Studies degree program for adult learners are still being accepted. If you  haven’t completed requirements for your bachelor’s degree, consider what a strong and necessary selling point it would be on a resume, and apply today. You are eligible for admission to the Bachelor of General Studies degree program if you:

  • Graduated from high school more than four years ago;
  • Have not taken courses for academic credit at the University of Miami during the past academic year;
  • Have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 2.2 or higher on all previous post-secondary course work;
  • Are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

If you have any questions check out the Bachelor of General Studies homepage or call 305-284-4000. Apply now or have an enrollment advisor contact you directly.

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Unfamiliar with Sway, Planner, and Forms? Take UMIT’s Free Microsoft Office 365 Training to Learn More

office_365_newsUniversity of Miami employees have access to the entire suite of Office 365 products at no cost! Not familiar with the products? Consider taking this free course offered Thursday, November 3 by University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) in conjunction with Microsoft to learn more and get an overview of Office 365 applications, including Sway, Planner, and Forms. The format, content, and demonstrations in this interactive session will introduce you to these Microsoft products, as well as provide quick tips, best-use scenarios, and great starting points for your own projects. Interested? Log in to ULearn and search for the keywords “O365” to get started.

Additional courses are currently available featuring a number of applications, including PowerPoint, Skype for Business, and more. Training courses are relevant for PC (versions 2013 and newer), Mac (versions 2011 and newer), and Office 365 online. To view the entire course catalog, please visit the UMIT training website.

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Need Professional-Looking Presentations? Take Free Microsoft PowerPoint Training

Do you need help creating high-impact, dynamic, and professional-looking presentations? Are you ready to learn how to share presentations via hardcopy, PDF, and recorded slideshows? This course has something for everyone, whether you are new to PowerPoint or are looking to improve your skills.

Ready to get started? Log into ULearn and search for the keyword “PowerPoint” to get started.

Courses are currently available featuring a number of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Skype for Business, and more. Training courses are relevant for PC (versions 2013 and newer) and Mac (versions 2011 and newer) and Office 365 online. Visit the course catalog for all the offerings.


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