Each student admitted to the program becomes part of a cohort, which
is a collaborative group whose members learn together and move through
the program at the same pace.
Besides receiving the support of professional colleagues in your
cohort, you will have an assigned cohort coordinator who will be
available throughout your program. This individual will be your first
contact as you proceed through the courses. In addition, you will have
access to a trained counselor specifically trained to work with online
students to answer their admission, financial aid, and other general
The library has a variety of resources and individuals to support
your research needs. The department chairperson, department secretary,
your cohort coordinator, and the instructors will be available to
support your individual course and technical needs.