Blog Posts from 2021

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December 17, 2021

"My classmates are experts in their fields and learning about their experiences have clued me into what other businesses are doing in our field. I have a support system at Brandeis and feel championed in my academics and career planning." —Lauren Fox, Digital Marketing and Design '23

Dominic Lombardi standing in front of an aquarium tank with a toddler.

November 12, 2021

"I wasn’t sure if I wanted to pursue an MBA or an MS in Information Security Leadership, but when I spoke with a program curriculum advisor and mentor Sandy Silk, she had nothing but great things to say about the program, the faculty, and the students." —Dominic Lombardi, Information Security Leadership '22

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November 5, 2021

The robotics sector is growing rapidly. Learn about how you can stay at the top with a MS in Robotic Software Engineering from Brandeis GPS.

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October 8, 2021

Hear from Lauren Haynes, User-Centered Design '23, about her experience at UXPA Boston 2021.

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October 1, 2021

Learning experience design is the new frontier in instructional design. Learn more about the field and the Brandeis GPS MS in Learning Experience Design on the GPS blog.

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September 24, 2021

Hear about how Sharon Craggs, Digital Innovation for Fintech '19, has played a role in the fintech revolution using research from her GPS capstone project.

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September 10, 2021

"As a Brandeis student who went straight from undergrad to the master’s program, I advise all students who are looking to do the same or who are just interested in trying out new classes, to take advantage of this unique opportunity!" —Rachel McAllister, BA Film, TV and Interactive Media '21, MS Digital Marketing and Design '22

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August 21, 2021

Software engineers enjoy profound flexibility in the global job market. There are ample opportunities in banking, health care, insurance, defense, finance, education and countless other industries that use computing technology in its endeavors.

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August 13, 2021

The Rabb School of Continuing Studies recently hosted a professional development webinar series addressing some of today’s pressing topics — from women in leadership to developing a workplace culture in this “new normal” to the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Read about the three-part series on the GPS blog.

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July 30, 2021

Leaders in FinTech — a rapidly growing field that focuses on a hybrid of finance, software, analytics and the user experience — are in high demand and highly valued.

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July 2, 2021

Organizations need leaders who can manage healthcare delivery with new information technology standards in mind. The Master of Science in Health Informatics at GPS prepares professionals to improve patient and healthcare outcomes as well as organizational performance.

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June 18, 2021

"I wanted to move into User Experience and position myself at the beginning of the product life cycle because I wanted to be able to design meaningful experiences and effect positive change for the users of the products I was working on." —Amalia Cesare, User-Centered Design '21

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June 9, 2021

The Rabb School of Continuing Studies awarded diplomas to 108 Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) students at its 2021 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23. Read about the event on the GPS blog.

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June 4, 2021

Professionals who enjoy working at the intersection of creativity, psychology and technology, and who are curious about how design affects learning and behavior, are discovering ways to set themselves apart from their fellow user-centered designed peers. Our MS in User-Centered Design program is an option.

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May 26, 2021

Brandeis GPS is pleased to have a cohort of Red Hat associates participating in the program working toward certification in Open Source Technology Management. Read to learn more about open source and professional development opportunities at Brandeis GPS.

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May 21, 2021

"The Brandeis GPS program is great for those working full time or who require a flexible schedule. You get the experience of a full master’s program without having to make any sacrifices for work or your personal life." —Lauren Haynes, User-Centered Design '23

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May 7, 2021

There is a diverse range of expertise that Brandeis GPS faculty bring to our fully online master’s programs. To learn more about our faculty, and how they impact the student body, we spoke to Brittany Carr, Director of Faculty Operations.

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April 23, 2021

"Be passionate about what you’re going into. Don’t do it just because you’re told it’s the right path, but do it because you want to learn something new." —Gerald LeMelle, Robotic Software Engineering '22

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April 9, 2021

Project and program management can make or break the success of any initiative, and leaders in the field know there are proven ways to get the job done right. Learn more about the MS in Project and Program Management at Brandeis GPS.

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March 19, 2021

"I’m usually a private person but decided to share my why for pursuing the MS in Digital Marketing and Design because little did I know that the decision would be a stepping stone to where I am today: a digital communications and social cohesion consultant." —Zanefa Walsh, Digital Marketing and Design '18

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March 5, 2021

Biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations are increasingly viewing bioinformatics as an integral part of their research processes. Read to learn about the Bioinformatics program at Brandeis GPS.

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February 3, 2021

Our admissions team offers some tips on writing your statement of goals.