Online engineering design programs earn Top 50 national ranking

Online offerings earn high marks in ‘ValueColleges’ ranking of User Experience Design Programs

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Through UMassD’s online MS program in Computer Science, students gain a broad and deep knowledge of computer science through a strong core program paired with a wide selection of elective courses.

UMass Dartmouth’s online engineering design programs ranks in the top 50 nationally for its alternative User Experience (UX) Design Programs, according to ValueColleges. The University’s online Master of Science in Computer Science and graduate certificate program in Computer Science were highlighted by the independent online guide.

“User Experience (UX), User Design, User Interface (UI), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Human-Centered Computing: as an emerging field, usability still goes by many different names,” according to the ValueColleges website. “They are not all precisely the same, but many are used interchangeably. They are all names for what may be the most exciting new area of computer science and engineering – the space where humans and computers come together.”

Through UMass Dartmouth’s online Master of Science program in Computer Science, students gain a broad and deep knowledge of computer science through a strong core program paired with a wide selection of elective courses. As highly qualified professionals, graduates of the program are ready to compete for highly sought after positions in the computer industry, research institutions, government, or to advance their education in PhD programs.

UMass Dartmouth also offers an online certificate program in Computer Science, offering students a comprehensive understanding of new advances in computing and a route into the MS programs in Computer Science.

ValueColleges offers “meticulously researched, straightforward, and practical answers to commonly asked questions about value and affordability when making college decisions.”


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