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Ellie Milligan

 A certificate or master’s degree lets you take a deeper dive into areas you might have only gotten a taste of in undergraduate studies or previous work experience. Most of the people who I work with at the CDC have at least a master’s degree in their specialty, and, especially for a position where I’m acting as the resident expert in my field, a specialized program that I could design to fit my career interests was crucial.

Ellie Milligan, 2020 GIS Accelerated/Non-thesis Option graduate
Hui Hui Guo

 [My professors] were very personable and made it a point to get to know me. They were always available to answer questions and help me outside of the classroom. They really made sure that we understood the material and went over examples with us in class to ensure that it stuck. 

Hui Hui Guo, 2019 actuarial science graduate
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Angela Willits

 The program supported me on so many levels. I was able to achieve short- and long-term goals. … Going to school part-time opened up so many doors because I was able to network throughout the week and participate in other community opportunities. When I graduated, I had over three job offers.  

Brittany Neal, 2019 Master's of Social Work graduate
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