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Category: Distance Education

June 17, 2020

Economies of scale enable Unity College to reduce online graduate degree tuition costs

As Distance Education continues to grow, student body becomes increasingly diverse Just a little over three years since it launched, Unity College Distance Education has seen growth beyond the College’s loftiest expectations. In its first term, 10 students were enrolled in the master’s program. Now, Unity College Distance Education is serving more than 700 undergraduate… Read more »


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April 03, 2020

3 Ways the Hemp Industry is Changing Agriculture and the Economy Forever

Are you looking for an industry that’s seen an incredible 455% boost in productivity since 2018? Look no further than the booming hemp industry.


Unity College Distance Education Sustainable Business Management: Hemp Industry and Science

March 04, 2020

Unity College adds sustainable business degree in hemp to its Distance Education portfolio

Program to offer students insight into the accounting, finance, and macroeconomics in an industry projected to grow to $2 billion in two years


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January 10, 2020

Unity College adds five new degree programs to Distance Education

Three new bachelor’s degrees and two new master’s programs respond to market demand in reaching new learners across the country


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December 10, 2019

A new home for Unity College Distance Education

With recent move to New Gloucester, Unity College joins the Pineland Farms community


Dorothy Jean

October 08, 2019

Completing Her Master’s at 13

Child prodigy Dorothy Jean Tillman finishes degree at Unity College through Distance Education Like any student pursuing a master’s degree, Dorothy Jean Tillman wanted to visit Unity College’s campus, even though she’s earning her degree through the College’s Distance Education program. And, like any student, when she made the trek to Maine with her family, she… Read more »


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October 04, 2019

Turn your Passion into a Career with New Degree Bachelor’s Programs from Unity

Unity College Distance Education is known for making it easy to complete your undergraduate degree online. This fall, Unity is expanding its online degree offerings with all-new programs in Animal Health and Behavior and Environmental Science and Climate Change.


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January 08, 2019

More Adults Than Ever Are Earning Their Bachelor’s Degrees Online — Here are 4 Reasons Why

We start with the best intentions, but sometimes life gets in the way and our college plans get put on hold. But now more than ever, having a bachelor’s degree makes sense in a competitive job market, where top positions require advanced skills and training. Whether it’s for personal fulfillment, to jumpstart a career, or… Read more »


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December 04, 2018

Expanding our reach

Unity College Distance Education opens up opportunities for anyone in the world to earn a degree steeped in sustainability science Anyone who has searched for the perfect place to pursue a post-secondary degree knows that the best fit for a school isn’t always the one right down the road. It might not be in your… Read more »


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August 20, 2018

5 Education Trends of 2018: Online Graduate Programs in High Demand

Online graduate programs are more popular than ever. In 2018, the majority of graduate students enrolled in programs that were fully online and with good reason. Online programs deliver outstanding education in a way that’s convenient for busy students. More than three-quarters of graduate students are 25 years old or older, and most have family… Read more »


Unity College undergraduate distance education programs for bachelor's completion degrees

July 24, 2018

Living up to our name through distance education

America’s Environmental College reaches the entire country — and beyond — through Distance Education


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June 01, 2018

Dr. Alexandra Sutton Lawrence brings innovative approach to Unity College’s Distance Education

Dr. Alexandra Sutton Lawrence has spent nearly her entire adult life in academia, going on from her bachelor’s degree in biology from Howard University, to Texas A&M for her master’s in Wildlife & Fisheries Science, onto her Ph.D. in Environmental Science at Duke, where she also worked as the Science Program Policy Director. Now, Dr.… Read more »


City filled with smog

August 02, 2017

Clearing the Air on Smog for Students in Environmental Science Master’s Programs

Smog is an unsightly and dangerous reality of life for 125 million Americans, and many more millions of people around the world. It is associated with poorer lung function, and can even cause a reduction in life expectancy for people who live in areas with high amounts of smog. Since smog is created by human… Read more »