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Graduate Admissions FAQs-Online Study

Yes. The M.S. in Human Resource Management and Development program and its corresponding graduate certificate programs can be completed entirely online, on-site, or through a combination of the two formats. The M.S. in Management and Systems program and its corresponding graduate certificate programs can also be completed online with the exception of the master's concentration in Database Technologies. The M.S. in Translation and the M.S. in Professional Writing programs can be completed exclusively online. And, the Graduate Certificate in Real Estate can be completed online. Please visit the Online Learning section of the website for a full list of offerings.

Online course meeting times are generally between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. EST. Most courses require students to log in to class with their classmates for a live interactive lecture each week. Asynchronous learning activities, such as team projects and group discussions, take place throughout the semester as well.

Like on-site courses, online courses are led by faculty and taken by students during an established academic term. However, the primary means of communication is through an online learning platform, that provides many ways of sharing information, asking questions, and collaborating on projects through digital means. Most courses include opportunities to meet online in real time with your class for live video discussions through your computer. Online courses are just as demanding as on-site courses. The reading materials, projects, assignments, and discourse are equivalent to on-site courses.

For more information about McGhee online offerings, please visit Online Learning.