I was looking for a school that would give me an opportunity to relate my academic learning to practical experience, explore career options through work-integrated learning, and learn through experience.
I think, like anything in life, the program is all about your attitude and what you want to get out of it. There’s such a wealth of knowledge, experiences and opportunities to be found here at UNH…whether engaging with your professors, your fellow students or other university staff.
I wanted to find a school that would challenge me to improve not only academically but professionally. The Criminal Justice Department at UNH is comprised of experienced, knowledgeable professors and scholars that I knew I would be able to learn from in the classroom as well as outside of the classroom.
I had chosen to pursue a graduate degree at UNH when I was at a crossroads in my life. In the past I had friends who had went to UNH for all sorts degrees and they all had loved it. I wanted to attend a school that would help me grow as a person and as a future professional just as it had for all of my friends.
My degree program has given me the confidence to blaze the trail of the career path that I have ahead of me. My classes have allowed me to gain practical skills in practices such as program evaluation, grant writing, and consultation in addition to gaining knowledge of crucial concepts of my intended field.
The BEST part of this MBA program is that as a student, you get to tailor classes towards your career path with specialized concentration or otherwise, plus receive constant support from a great team of professors and advisors.
"It’s not so much a set of specific classes at the University; it’s the practical sense and the ability to equate what we learn with real world examples that have been invaluable. My Emergency Management master’s from UNH has given me a competitive edge in the federal service sector."
"I chose to pursue my graduate degree at UNH because the National Security program is only offered at a few institutions across the country. In my program, I have had the chance to immerse myself in a wide variety of special topics courses."
"I/O Psychology is a beautiful combination of psychology, business, critical thinking, and ethics, as it applies to individuals, groups, teams, organizations, and industries. Getting my degree from UNH has allowed me to build a unique, solid network of professionals and colleagues that enrich my pursuit of happiness."
"I chose UNH because of the Engineering Management graduate degree. Incoming students will gain a lot of knowledge when it comes to decision making technical rules, and should bring with them a strong sense of statistical analysis."
"My MBA degree at UNH has made me a very self-confident and self-reliant person. It is more than “book studies” that I’m learning. Each class comes with an enthusiastic professor who adopts different and innovative styles of teaching."
"It is a great asset that UNH offers classes that are held at two different campuses, and that students also have the option of online and/or traditional classroom instruction. The Labor Relations graduate program fit perfectly into my schedule.
"UNH is one of the only universities in the area that provides a Community Psychology program for graduate students, so it was an easy decision to make. I’ve been able to network with fellow students and professors, which has given me resources that I will be able to use in the future."
Change is slow within the fire service system. So, in order to be able to become a good role model and take on a higher-ranking position, I knew I needed to stand out and make an impact, which meant pursuing an advanced degree.
Having grown up in Southern Connecticut, Amanda always knew UNH was a great school. When she realized she needed a career change, the forensic science program seemed like a great option. After meeting with faculty and touring the facility she knew the Forensic Science program was for her.
Alicia says she chose UNH to further her education because it provides an outstanding education program that is flexible to the working professional. She thinks the professional education program allows the students to learn the most current teaching techniques through a rigorous and specialized program.
Lauren who serves in the United States Coast guard says she chose the I/O psych degree because is aligned with leadership development, which is a constant and ongoing challenge for any organization, especially in the military. This program applies directly to the cadet leadership development that she is helping to lead.
Melissa has had many opportunities while pursing her Ph.D. in criminal justice at UNH. She has helped several professors with papers published in academic journals, been awarded a teaching fellowship, conducted research with the local police department and presented two national conferences.
Kelly is currently a lieutenant with the Avon Police Department. Her busy schedule was an issue when searching for a graduate program. When she realized UNH offers an online master's degree in criminal justice it made her decision to go back to school an easy one.
Greg wanted to pursue a master's degree that could help him advance his career because as an engineer at Electric Boat he realized manufacturing and engineering processes in today's world have changed. The engineering and operations management graduate program at UNH focused on the evolving trends in this field.
After attending an open house Heather was captivated by the diverse expertise of the faculty members, the well-equipped facilities and the personal attention that she received. She thinks her program's strong emphasis in biochemistry and molecular biology will guide and strengthen her ability as an independent researcher.
While traveling the world Akash became aware the lack of a health care facility and a proper management system in Africa and some parts of India. He was impressed with the University of New Haven’s reputation as well as the wide variety of courses offered and the faculty support in the healthcare management program.
Fouad moved here from Iran to study electrical and computer engineering at UNH. He said studying at the University of New Haven has given him more 'self-confidence'. He hopes to one day work in the game development industry.
Christine selected the unique EMBA program for three reasons. First, she was drawn to the integrated curriculum. Secondly, UNH's curriculum schedule fit best within the demands of her professional and personal life. Lastly, UNH's program offered her the most advantageous veterans’ benefits.