Bisk and Florida A&M University to offer e-learning for STEM-focused masters programs


Partnership with HBCU offers courses in desired growing field

TAMPA, FL, UNITED STATES, December 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Bisk, a global leader in online education, has announced its partnership with Florida A&M University (FAMU) to offer online master’s degree programs.

Careers in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – are in high demand with steady growth over the past 10 years, faster than any other profession. With STEM jobs set to overtake non-STEM jobs in the coming years, Bisk and FAMU will offer flexible online learning options for wider accessibility to FAMU’s STEM degree program.

“STEM skills are essential for individuals to be successful at all levels of employment,” said Dr. Jennifer King, Executive Director of Academic Success for Bisk. “With minorities being under-represented in STEM fields, this is a great opportunity to support STEM programs from a leading HBCU. Providing improved flexibility and mobility to students will allow them to complete online programs, register and enter the workforce.

Bisk’s Learning Design team will convert FAMU’s MSc programs in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics into fully online College of Science and Technology learning. The 5th year Bachelor of Architecture program for Commuters and the Master of Science in Facilities Management program, both from the School of Architecture and Engineering Technology, will also be converted to fully online.

“We are thrilled with this partnership and the opportunity it provides to expand the University’s digital footprint,” said Genyne Boston, Ph.D., FAMU Associate Vice-President for Faculty Affairs. and academic. “Our collaborative efforts with Bisk will expand online course offerings and enrich the learning experience for students. ”

FAMU provides high quality, affordable education and was ranked # 104 in the 2022 US News & World Report Top Colleges Rankings. This maintains FAMU as the highest-ranked historically black public college and university (HBCU) for the third year in a row. The university also received funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) last spring, designating $ 36 million in student grants for financial aid.

For more information on enrolling in these programs, visit Graduateschool.famu.edu.

Sources: 1. http://www.stemedcoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Sept-2019-Fact-Sheet-PDF-STEM-Education-Good-Jobs-and-American-Competitiveness.pdf.

About FAMU
Founded in 1887 and located in Tallahassee, Florida, FAMU is the third largest historically black university in the United States by enrollment and the only historically black public university in Florida. It was ranked in the top ten in the 2021 edition of Historically Black College and Universities of US News & World Report. To find out more, visit famu.edu.

About Bisk
Bisk partners with leading institutions to deliver online degree and certificate programs to learners around the world. We provide the resources, expertise and technology to help institutions grow and students to thrive. Through our online training services, we have supported over one million registrations for universities such as Villanova University, Michigan State University, University of South Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, Emory University and Columbia Law School . Our mission is to amplify potential through transformational learning experiences. To find out more, visit bisk.com.

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