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Welcome to the registration page for our May to August 2015 courses in Marlboro College's Continuing Education Program (CEP). 

  • Registration: March 20 - May 8.
  • Course begin: May 8. Some course may "soft start" on this date online in Moodle, and begin later in-person. See course descriptions below for details.
  • Class meetings: Courses meet weekly, monthly or online.  Details here.
  • Drop/add deadline: May 17.  Our refund policy applies to withdrawals after this date.
  • Trimester ends: August 15.
  • Tuition ranges between $445 and $745 per credit. For specific tuition, click on the orange "Select" drop down menus below. 
  • Location: Online, blended, and in-person, see course descriptions for details.

If you have any questionscontact Matt Livingston, director of admissions at: (888) 258-5665 x209, or admissions@gradschool.marlboro.edu

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More information about our programs is also available in the Academics section of this website. 

Continuing Education Program (CEP) students may take up to a maximum of 9 credits without matriculating as a degree student. In many cases, these credits may be accepted towards a final graduate or undergraduate degree. Students will earn graduate credit for graduate classes and undergraduate credits for undergraduate classes.

Most courses may be audited for no credit. Audit fees are $500 per class regardless of the number of credits. An enrollment deposit of $250 is applied to the entire payment. The student is not considered enrolled (i.e. a seat will not be reserved) until an application is received.

Accreditation: All Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies programs are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), which accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states.

Undergraduate IT Management Courses (BSMIS): (classes fully online; $460 per credit; $500 to audit)
  • Credits: 3

An introduction to the relational model, basic relational database design, and some RDBMS operation. This includes an introduction to data modeling practices and some SQL.

  • Credits: 3

Systems Analysis & Design covers the multiple phases and disciplines of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). In this course, students will learn how to determine and define business processes, gather and synthesize requirements, analyze data flows, develop systems solutions and implement their work. All BSMIS students will take this course in their first trimester. 3 credits.

  • Credits: 3
  • Taught by: T B A

Students in this course will study negotiations theories from a multi-disciplinary perspective, including psychology, management, and rhetoric. Students will frequently engage in simulated negotiations, honing their skills in a variety of settings.

EdTech Courses - MAT: ($705 per credit; $500 to audit)
  • Credits: 3

A foundation course in the delivery of educationally oriented multimedia via the Web. Students will use a best-of-breed content management system (WordPress) to develop their own highly usable electronic portfolio (e-portfolio). This e-portfolio will be used throughout the course as a sandbox to apply what they learn. Students will practice the basic production of educationally oriented text, photos, video, audio and files for download by publishing them to their e-portfolio. Students will study and discuss the history of the Web, blogs, wikis, RSS, trends, usability, design and the analysis and effective use of Web sites for educational purposes. E-portfolios may be used in subsequent classes to showcase finished projects. After graduation e-portfolios may be used to show examples of work and resumes.

  • Credits: 1

Intellectual property and copyright issues are covered, with a focus on educational materials. Topics include the latest legislation, guidelines and practices in use by Internet publishers. Current topics such as Creative Commons, file sharing and the effect of the Web on all manner of intellectual property will be studied and discussed.

  • Credits: 3

Students will study the theory and history of educational technology and instructional design. This will include topics such as instructional systems design (ISD), cognitive psychology, past and present learning theories, curriculum design, assessment, evaluation, and who the key people and organizations are in the industry. Students will develop their own style of instructional design and their own amalgam of learning theories and use it to design a basic instructional unit of their choosing.

  • Credits: 3

Web-based Cloud collaboration has both empowered and disrupted organizations. It is changing the way we work and learn. This 100% online class will prepare you to successfully use online collaboration in the classroom/workplace, and provide the chance to practice being an expert user and domain administrator of Google Apps for Education. A custom domain installation of Google Apps For Education will be used. Readings will include Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, and Disrupting Class, How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. Students will design a final project that demonstrates using Google Apps for Education at an expert level. Students may choose to prepare to take the Google Trainer Certification exams as a final project. Access to a well functioning laptop and DSL/Cable speed Internet connection are required.

Nonprofit Courses (MDO): ($655 per credit; $500 to audit)

Based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), this course guides project leaders through the application of the project management process groups: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing. Key topics include project selection and scoping, time management, risk identification, quality planning, team building, and project communication.

Short topic courses covering various aspects of nonprofit management and mission driven organizations.

  • Credits: 1
  • Taught by: T B A

In this one-credit course participants will become increasingly aware of class and money dynamics within their organizations and with the surrounding world in which they operate. There will be an opportunity for personal reflection, theory and interactive exercises that help surface the taboo topics of money and class. Students will come away with knowledge about class cultures, tools for recognizing and dealing with classism and awareness of power-dynamics in nonprofit work.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Vermont Leadership Institute for the current academic year. In this class, students will learn theories of leadership, undertake an extensive self-evaluation of their personality type and leadership style, build their emotional intelligence and intercultural competency, discuss the role of values and ethics in leadership roles, and practice ethical and engaged leadership. Students will attend VLI Sessions One, Two and Three and assemble a portfolio of their personal leadership work, culminating in a Personal Leadership Plan.

Professional Development Certificate in Nonprofit Management ($1400; Practicum $505)

This intensive four-month series offers nonprofit leaders and staff the opportunity to gain and refine the essential skills needed to strengthen their organizations and achieve their missions. The Certificate course provides immediately-applicable training in all the core competencies of nonprofit management. It is intended for people who want to make a serious investment in their not-for-profit careers.

This intensive four-month series offers nonprofit leaders and staff the opportunity to gain and refine the essential skills needed to strengthen their organizations and achieve their missions. The Certificate course provides immediately-applicable training in all the core competencies of nonprofit management. It is intended for people who want to make a serious investment in their not-for-profit careers.

  • Credits: 3
  • Taught by: Kate Jellema
  • Prerequisite: NPM600 Certificate in Nonprofit Management

In this guided independent study, students will demonstrate comprehension of concepts learned in the Certificate in Nonprofit Management by applying them in a real-world context. Students may enroll in the practicum in any trimester after completing the Certificate, within a two-year window. This class will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.

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The tuition cost for regular CEP courses is listed next to the course information above. The withdrawal deadline for individual courses is 11:59 pm on the 10th day of each trimester. If a course is withdrawn from after this date, our refund policy will apply. Our full refund policy can be found in our Student Handbook.

If you would like to pay now, please make a check or money order payable to Marlboro College and send it to:

Marlboro College
Lockbox #1366
Williston, VT 05495

Alternately, bills will be posted to your online account after the 10th day of the start of the trimester. You will be notified when the online bill is uploaded. Bills are due within 30 days of being posted.

Acknowledgment of Financial Responsibility

I hereby assume full responsibility for payment of my account with Marlboro College. I understand that my payment is late if it is not made within 30 days after it becomes due as indicated on the account statement, and at that time my account is considered outstanding. I also understand that in the event my payment is late, I am responsible for any and all reasonable collection costs incurred to collect said payment, including any interest, late charge, fee, or other expense incidental to the principal obligation, including but not limited to attorney's fees and third-party collection services. I further understand that Marlboro College shall charge interest on any outstanding account balance at the rate of 12%.

Acknowledgment of Receipt of the Student Handbook

I have read and reviewed the text of the Student Handbook and I agree to abide by the policies outlined therein. In particular, I understand my rights under the Federal Education Right to Privacy Act, and I understand that I may ask Marlboro College to modify my directory information preferences. Furthermore, I have read and understand the Marlboro College Tuition Refund Policy as written in the Student Handbook.

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