Some universities do not require the Graduation Record Examination (GRE), such as the University of Arizona and the West Texas A&M university; however, graduate departments within each university may require the GRE. To find out whether or not a university requires the GRE, a prospective student should contact the department head at the university and ask whether a student without a GRE can be accepted into the program.Know More
The GRE score is often needed for students wishing to attend graduate school. It can be taken most weekdays and most weekends during the year and takes a total of three hours and forty-five minutes. The test cost $195 in 2014 and included sections of analytical writing, quantitative reasoning and verbal.
The test covers a wide range of topics within these sections including "text completion, sentence equivalence, reading comprehension, basic algebra, geometry, averages, ratios, number properties, exponents, square roots and numeric problem solving" according to the Princeton Review. The test also includes two essays. The GRE test was designed to evaluate whether or not students would be able to succeed in graduate level courses. For students interested in specific subjects, there are GRE subject tests. These subject tests are typically only needed for entrance into the highly competitive programs.Learn more about Colleges & Universities
Universities in the United States typically become accredited in a 6-step process: standards, self-study, on-site evaluation, publication, monitoring and reevaluation, states the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation in the U.S. is a way for educational associations to peer evaluation colleges to ensure a basic level of quality. An entire college can receive accreditation, known as institutional, or a specific department or program can receive accreditation, known as programmatic.Full Answer >
Some of the highest rated universities in the world are Harvard University, Stanford University, Imperial College London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, and University of Cambridge. Academic Ranking of World Universities, or ARWU, and QS World University Rankings produce reputable lists.Full Answer >
Some universities that have GAC-accredited programs for their baccalaureate degrees in Project Management are the Colorado Technical University, Bellevue University and the University of Maryland. The Global Accreditation Center accredits the project management programs and related degrees of universities and colleges in different parts of the world.Full Answer >
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University offer free online courses through the website they founded, edX. Another website that offers free courses is Coursera, which has courses from universities, such as the University of Chicago, University of California at Irvine, University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers University. These platforms also offer free courses from international schools, such as McGill University in Canada and University of Copenhagen in Denmark.Full Answer >