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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.