2020-21 Boldly Creative Projects
- Enhanced eLearning to create Miami Online
Enhancing the educational excellence that has distinguished Miami for a generation, Miami Online will feature a flexible format that fits the lives of Miami’s residential students and working professionals seeking postgraduate credentials - at an affordable price.
- Developing Digital Innovation at Miami
Seeking to prepare the next generation of technology entrepreneurs, Miami will develop professional master's and graduate certificate programs focusing on emerging technology and entrepreneurship.
- Preparing Engineers for Health-Related Careers
Miami will advance health care education by creating a unique transdisciplinary academic program. Miami will train students for careers in the clinical environment with insight into industry, hospital, and societal needs in this rapidly evolving field.
- Developing Leaders for Today and Tomorrow
Miami will tap into a growing area of higher education with an online degree that attracts both traditional students and adult learners and prepares them to lead in their careers and civic lives.
- Professional Geospatial Certificate
Miami’s new online professional geospatial technologies certificate will use existing strengths in geography and expand exposure to a high-demand career option.
- Culturally Relevant and Community-Based Educational Leadership
Miami will support teachers and community leaders in all disciplines with a new program designed to give them the skills they need to promote justice and multicultural development.
- Special Education Master's Program
By creating an online master’s program for special education, Miami will create and strengthen partnerships with K-12 schools and meet the growing demand for interventional specialists.
- Empirical Economics and Strategy Master's Program
Miami will capitalize on the strong brand for its graduate economics program to prepare students in health policy, big data, and finance with the skills they need to compete and thrive in today’s marketplace.
- Increase Master's Programs within the Farmer School of Business
Miami will create high-quality online programs that will be competitive in the marketplace, drawing more students and providing career enhancement options for working professionals in a variety of industries.
- Farmer School of Business Executive Education
Recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and managers on the promotion track will find options in a menu of online and hybrid professional and executive education programs.
- Preference-Based, Person-Centered Care Certification
To meet the growing needs for effective healthcare for an aging population, Miami will develop an online professional certification in preference-based, person-centered care for a range of professionals (direct care worker through administrator) who work in long-term services and supports (e.g., nursing home, assisted living, home care, adult day health).
- Center for KICKGLASS Change
The Center for KICKGLASS Change will provide diversity programming to current students, faculty, and staff in the Farmer School of Business and across Miami University and offer executive education credentials to external audiences.
- Study Away and Abroad Programs "For the Greater Good"
This new faculty development program aims to create a set of study abroad programs that will strengthen students’ understanding of diversity, enhance their ability to address grand interdisciplinary challenges, and enable a greater diversity of students to participate in global learning.
- Feedback Loops for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
To ensure that we are meeting the needs of all students, Miami will develop an ongoing assessment project that features focus groups for undergraduate students led by trained facilitators. Reports will be used to assess Miami’s diversity and inclusion efforts.