Military, Veteran University: How UMGC is like a Sherpa, that helps all students reach the top

Whether you’re starting college after the military, finishing a degree or just looking for skills to advance your career, we discover the innovative ways University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) delivers.

UMGC President, Dr. Gregory Fowler describes their “student-centric” approach. More than just a catch phrase, he shares an in-depth look at things like:

  • Helping deployed students from Forward Operating Bases to Antarctica
  • Understanding the specific needs of veteran students from all racial and cultural backgrounds
  • How their process uses a “Sherpa” approach to ensure all students reach the top
  • Employer verified certifications for cyber, business, IT and human resources

Dr. Fowler also describes the way UMGC programs use AI technology to; prompt students when they need it most; identify when life factors may be getting in the way and how instructors can see student performance in real-time, which allows them to assist every student on a personal level.

We also examine how students looking to launch their own business can benefit from a focused delivery of the specific skills related to business. Whether it’s fundamentals or advanced accounting, this streamlined approach gives veteran small business owners exactly what they need to succeed.

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