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UMass Boston- CM Program Gives MSIS Students a Jump on International Jobs

A revolutionary new program based in the College of Management aims to provide students with international experience previously unheard of within the UMass system.

The Transnational Dual Bachelor's Degree program in Information Systems, spearheaded by William Koehler, graduate programs director in the College of Management, was awarded a four-year $440,000 FIPSE grant from the U.S. Department of Education. FIPSE, the Fund for the Improvement of Secondary Education, will allow students from four universities- UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, Fachhochschule Frankfurt in Germany, and the Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences in Kemi, Finland-to spend a semester studying at each campus. This program aims to broaden and enhance students' academic, professional, and cultural experiences while promoting cross-cultural understanding. More...

2/17/09