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6 tips for success in your online courses

Let’s address the elephant in the room – this fall at the UF Warrington College of Business is going to look a little different than what you’re used to. The majority of Warrington students will be taking courses online, and we know that’s a scary thought to a lot of you.   Like most things that make us uneasy, there’s a simple solution to tackling changes that scare us the most – being prepared. In order to help you prepare

Worried about online courses? Warrington faculty share tips for students learning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to our lives. While teaching courses online might be new for some, at the Warrington College of Business, it’s something we’ve been doing for the past two decades. For any student new to online learning, rest assured that our online education is one of the strongest thanks to Warrington’s faculty and resources.  We asked a few of our faculty members to share their approach to online teaching, how they make it engaging for students

9 tips for students in online classes

This is a unique time for everyone. Amidst global health concerns, Warrington and University of Florida students are taking online classes exclusively after being encouraged to return to their hometown. But how can students who are new to online learning succeed in their classes? We asked Warrington students and alumni for advice. Here is what you can do to make sure you still experience a transformational education while taking online classes: “Try to have a designated place in your home

9 reasons why you should get your Master of Science in Entrepreneurship online

Whether you’re interested in launching your own company or innovating one that already exists, a master’s degree in entrepreneurship is a great way to gain the competencies you’ll need to succeed. A Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship (MSE) from the University of Florida is the perfect degree for merging the principle and practice of entrepreneurship. The new UF Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Online program makes it easier for you to gain your entrepreneurial skill set without

8 reasons why you should get a Master of International Business online

If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd as you’re applying for jobs, a specialized master’s degree is a great way to give your resume and skill set a boost. A Master of International Business (MIB) from the University of Florida is the perfect degree for those who have a business major or minor and want to further their understanding of global business. If you don’t have a business background but want to build business expertise, you can still

8 reasons why you should get a Master of Science in Management online

If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd as you’re applying for jobs, a specialized master’s degree is a great way to give your resume and skill set a boost. A Master of Science in Management (MSM) from the University of Florida is the perfect degree for those who want to gain business management skills and don’t have a business degree or previous work experience. The new UF Master of Science in Management Online program option takes one more

Academic Excellence is a Family Affair: Mother and Daughter Earn UF Degrees on the Same Weekend

While weekends in the Pinkerton family used to involve fishing trips, mother-daughter duo Angel and Morgan traded their fishing rods for flashcards after enrolling at the University of Florida. Both will graduate from UF this spring – Angel with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from UF Online and Morgan with a master’s degree in entomology. Read more about how studying business administration through UF Online was the perfect fit for Angel, a certified financial planner and small business owner.

UF Warrington announces three online specialized master’s degree programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida is expanding three of its specialized master’s degree programs to include fully online versions. Starting in the fall of 2019, students can pursue a Master of Science in Management, Master of International Business or Master of Science in Entrepreneurship from anywhere in the world. A long-time leader in online education, the Warrington College of Business was one of the first schools to offer a fully accredited online

Expanded UF Online partnership will provide education benefits to more than 80,000 hourly Disney employees nationwide

Disney employees from across the nation will now have access to the Warrington College of Business’ high-quality online bachelor’s degrees thanks to a partnership between UF Online and The Walt Disney Company. Through Disney Aspire, a comprehensive education benefits program focused on employee career development, more than 80,000 full-time and part-time hourly Disney employees are able to apply to Warrington’s online Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in business administration degree programs. Read more about this educational opportunity for

Social entrepreneurship course recognized for ingenuity, creativity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Kristin Joos’s Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship course received a 2015 Online Education Excellence Award (OEEA) from the University of Florida’s Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence. Dr. Tawnya Means, Director of the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Center of Teaching, Learning and Assessment, was the course’s Instructional Designer. The OEEAs recognize exemplary and innovative teaching and course production in fully online or blended courses. Eligible courses must have 50 percent or more of the content