What was the online program like for you?
The MSCTE program was a well-developed online program already in place pre-pandemic.
I found comfort in my education during these trying times and found it was a secure and comfortable outlet.
I stayed organized, motivated and accountable for my own educational experience. When the world was uncertain during the pandemic, my education was not. In fact, being an online student during these trying times provided me with stability when everything around us was unpredictable.
What are you most proud of as you finish your degree?
What I am most proud of is that I proved to myself that obtaining my master’s degree was possible while juggling the needs of my family and career. I completed graduate school with a 4.0 grade point average over five years, taking one class per semester. While it took me longer, the pace allowed me to succeed and avoid student loan debt. This was truly a dream in the making. As I close out my 11th year as a college student and third degree, I know my educational journey isn’t over. Rather, it is just blossoming.