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Technology and learning techniques make the difference when it comes to information delivery and retention. This masters degree will hone instructional leadership, allowing graduate students to make the most of their instructional capabilities through educational technology. Ultimately, the program provides the core knowledge to create engaging learning experiences that lead to enhanced performance and outcomes among students with diverse learning styles and capacities.

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, staff and first responders from area communities assembled for a live burn demonstration orchestrated Anna Maria’s Fire Protection Systems students. The goal of the demonstration was to illustrate the life-saving difference sprinklers play when fire strikes.

Large Crowd Turns out for Burn Demo

Wednesday, October 15th

AMC students enjoyed the “classroom” of Rome, Italy during Anna Maria College’s 2014 Summer Study Aboard program. Theology professor Michael Lombardo, PhD, will again lead the Italy trip in summer 2015, while fellow Humanities professor Lisa LeBlanc, PhD, led the Study Abroad program in Ireland this spring.

Criminal Justice Professor Ann Marie Mires instructs her Forensic Archeology students as they lay out a grid in order to map a mock search site for an exercise using the latest radar technology to detect underground anomalies.

Anna Maria College’s Art Center Gallery at Miriam Hall serves as the venue for numerous exhibitions throughout the year. Annual student and faculty exhibitions, as well as historical and contemporary exhibitions support the intellectual and cultural life of Anna Maria College and the surrounding community.

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College's Catholic identity and values

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Institutional Learning Outcomes

Students at Anna Maria College are educated in the Catholic Intellectual tradition as envisioned by the Sisters of Saint Anne. As a college grounded in the liberal arts with a strong professional focus, student learning is geared toward attaining the following skills and abilities:

  • Respect for Others
  • An appreciation for the Catholic Way of Thinking
  • Effective Communication: both Oral and Written
  • Knowledge of Human Cultures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Civic Knowledge and Engagement
  • Ethical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
  • Teamwork and Problem Solving

 

Assessment of these outcomes is accomplished through multiple means, including (but not limited to):

  • Standardized surveys (NSSE, SSI)
  • Electronic student portfolios
  • AMC developed assessment tools such as writing and critical thinking rubrics

 

UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS AND MINORS

MAJORS:

Art Law
Art Education Politice & Society
Business Administration
Marketing Communication
NEW in 2014
Criminal Justice Music
Education Music Education
Fire Science Music Therapy
Forensic Criminology
NEW in 2014
Nursing
Graphic Design Pre-Pharmacy
Health and Community Services
NEW in 2014
Psychology
History Social Work
Human Development & Human Services Sport Management

 

MINORS:

American Studies Small Business
Forensic Studies Family Business Management
Medieval Studies Social Welfare
Management Information Systems Theater
Modern Foreign Languages Victim Studies
Philosophy Women's Studies

 

Combined Bachelor-Master Programs
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  • Public Administration: Fire/Rescue Services
  • Health Emergency Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education
  • Business
 

GRADUATE MAJORS

On-ground Graduate Programs
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Online Graduate Degrees
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ONLINE MAJORS

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B.S. in FIRE SCIENCE

The online bachelor's degree in Fire Science provides a strong foundation in the technical aspects of dealing with fire and hazardous materials, and emphasizes professional and managerial skills, ethics and service.

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RS-B.S. in NURSING

The RN-BSN degree from Anna Maria College is designed to maximize graduates' career prospects in the modern health care marketplace.

 

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MASTER of EDUCATION in INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Our online Master of Education Instructional Design and Technology reflects the way technology has changed learning and prepares you to enhance the instruction process.

 

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MBA

Earn an online Master of Business Administration that combines competitive strategy with a management approach that values individual worth as well as the importance of giving back.

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MPA

An essential credential for elected and appointed officials at all levels of government, the Master of Public Administration will prepare you to lead, manage and create societal changes within the public sector. Offering 8 in-demand specializations.

 

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B.S. in EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

The Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services Administration is designed for the working paramedic professional - providing currently certified or licensed paramedics or EMTs with a convenient pathway to degree completion.

 

A Focus on Service
 
Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Developing life skills to succeed in the workplace
 
One of the hallmarks of Anna Maria College is its commitment to service. The traditions of volunteerism, service-learning and civic engagement date back to the College's founding in 1946. Over the course of the College's history, hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni have offered their time, energy and talents for the Common Good.
 
For the past three years, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has honored Anna Maria College as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of and commitment to service and community by admitting the College to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
 
In 2014, nearly 200 of Anna Maria College's First Year Students participated in United Way's Day of Caring. Students also give back to the community through the College's partnership with the Mustard Seed Kitchen and St. John's After School Program, among others.
 

In spring 2014, AMC's Campus Ministry offered its Alternative Spring Break trip. Under the direction of the College's Campus Ministry, 18 students spent one week in the Cherokee Nation in Northeast Oklahoma. Students provided services on the Cherokee Nation reservation, working at a soup kitchen and performing home repair projects. This semester, a group of 21 students took part in the 2015 Alternative Spring Break trip to Puerto Rico over the spring recess.