Barbara Fortier, Barbara Fortier: Program Director Spotlight

Program Director Spotlight: Barbara Fortier, Science Prerequisites Program

Barbara Fortier is the Program Director for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program at UNE Online . We sat down with her recently to talk about why she loves science and education, and what she considers her top tips for student success in her courses. Can you tell me a bit about your background and what drew you to UNE Online? Science education…

Post Baccalaureate Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Post Baccalaureate Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Post Baccalaureate Microbiology for Health Professions (BIOL 1020) is a course taken by many post-grad students looking to fill a gap in their transcript. We spoke with course designer and instructor Dr. Marta Frisardi about the course standards, the types of schools that accept this UNE Online microbiology course as a prerequisite, and about some of the labs…

Paige Begley, Student Support Specialist

Meet our Team: Paige Begley

When Paige Begley joined our student support team last October, she was an instant success in the role. Paige truly enjoys connecting with students as well as faculty, and they enjoy working with her. Paige believes the biggest compliment is when a student requests to work with her again because they had such a positive…

Marta Frisardi Instructor for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marta Frisardi – SPHP Program

Dr. Marta Frisardi is an instructor with UNE Online’s Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program. Here’s a little bit more about her professional experience, how she engages her online students, and how she feels that her courses prepare her students for life after school. Can you tell me a little bit about your background and…

Ashley Tellier, Student Support Specialist

Meet our Team: Ashley Tellier

At the young age of 28, Ashley Tellier’s experience in the higher education industry is already impressive. Since her professional career in higher education began in 2011 she has gained extensive experience in the areas of Advising, Admissions, Registration, and New Student Orientation. Ashley started at UNE Online in her current role as a student…

Josh McFarland, Student Support Specialist, Science Prerequisites for Health Professions

Meet Our Team: Josh McFarland

Josh McFarland works as a student support specialist for our Science Prerequisite Courses for Health Professions. Josh is without a doubt, the happiest and most hydrated person in the office! He always has his massive bright blue water jug at his side and big smile on his face. Even the more challenging days at the…

Sam Ross Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program

Meet Our Team: Sam Ross

Sam Ross is the Senior Student Support Specialist for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions suite of courses. Sam has more than 15 years experience working with and supporting students in higher education. Sam is a valuable asset to his team as well as the students he works with. At UNE Online students are our top…

Test tubes and beakers

Online science classes to satisfy your prerequisites

Need a couple of online science prerequisites to get into a program? UNE Online’s Science Prerequisites for Health Professions are 100% online science classes.  UNE is regionally accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). You ma y begin the class as long as you meet the prerequisites for the individual courses.  Simply log in, register for the class, pay, and begin on the…

Lending a helping hand with an online science prerequisite course

Science Prerequisites for Health Professions Courses – What Makes These Courses Unique?

UNE Online offers many great degrees and certificate programs; however, did you know that we also offer individual science prerequisite courses? From Microbiology to General Chemistry, these courses can be taken anywhere in the world! Students who enroll in our science prerequisite courses are typically students who wish to enter a health professions program but need one or…

Carrot and stick motivation

How to stay motivated in an online class

As human beings, our behaviors and our goals are bridged by many factors, a major one being motivation. In essence, the more motivated we are, the more likely we are to act towards the goal. Similarly, as motivation diminishes, so does performance. In the context of online learning, sustaining motivation is vital in committing to…

Principles of Human Nutrition

New and 100% online – Principles of Human Nutrition

Not all online nutrition courses are the same. UNE Online has a brand new online nutrition course, 100% online, with fresh, custom-developed content. Principles of Human Nutrition is a 3-credit, science-oriented, introductory online nutrition course. Course content focuses on the role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention in relation to personal health choices. Emphasis is placed on…

physics online course

New! Online Physics I for the Health Professions

UNE Online has a newly redesigned Physics I course, 100% online, with fresh, custom-developed content. The new class has been designed to be especially relevant to students in the health professions. Geared toward health professions UNE’s new online physics course takes its examples from real life, and incorporates elements of how health science professionals actually…