A Letter From the President
The University of the People Graduate Catalog for the 2020-2021 academic year covers all aspects of your educational experience at the University. It contains information on academic policies, courses, programs of study, degree requirements, Course Instructors, fees, scholarships, and the academic calendar. It provides everything you need to know about studying at University of the People as a graduate student in a single document, and I encourage you to refer to it throughout the academic year.
University of the People is a truly unique institution. It offers affordable, quality, online educational programming to any qualified student, and believes that access to higher education is an important ingredient in the promotion of world peace and global economic development. The educational services it provides can both transform the lives of individuals and be a force for societal change.
In becoming a member of the UoPeople family, you have chosen to embark on an exciting online educational journey with other like-minded individuals. Student success is important to the University, and we strive to ensure that our programs and services are easily accessible. Your motivation to succeed and willingness to work hard will play a crucial role in this success, and we are here to guide and support you in your endeavors.
At UoPeople, you will be intellectually challenged, engage in energizing debates and grapple with big questions posed by today’s global society. You will encounter a diverse student body, and our dedicated Course Instructors and Program Advisors will inspire and encourage you all along the way. In our Master’s Program , you will receive a hands-on approach to both business and community leadership as part of a cutting-edge and stimulating educational experience. All of this, taken together, is designed to help you achieve your educational goals and be an influential, just, and contributing member of society.
University of the People is a special place, and our online community is enriched by each of its members. Together we are working and learning for the future.
Shai Reshef, President