MU graduate programs achieve national rankings for first time

Graduate programs at MU achieve national rankings for first time

  Three of Marymount University’s graduate programs were nationally ranked this week with the unveiling of the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Online Programs list. The University’s online Master’s in Business, Master’s in Education and Master’s in Nursing programs all debuted on the list, a first for the institution. This news follows Marymount’s […]

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Made for each other — the extra benefits of a dual master’s degree

Made for each other — the extra benefits of a dual master’s degree

  If you are at a crossroads as you try to choose between two graduate programs, why not consider a dual master’s degree? Universities that offer them curate and structure courses to make the most of your time and return on investment. You’d gain the knowledge and skills that will best position you in the […]

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Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

Alumnus completes study on predicting mass shootings from social media

  In the wake of yet another high-profile mass shooting in the U.S., this one taking the lives of 21 people at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, a recent doctorate recipient from Marymount University has completed his research on how social media postings can predict mass shootings before they occur. Nnaemeka Ekwunife, who received […]

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MU professor, alumnus team up to present at cyberwarfare conference

Marymount IT professor and Cybersecurity alumnus team up to present at international cyberwarfare conference

  Last month, an acclaimed Marymount University professor and a recent alumnus partnered together to bring their extensive knowledge of cyberwarfare tactics into the global spotlight. Dr. Donna Schaeffer, Professor of Information Technology in Marymount’s School of Technology and Innovation, and Dr. Steve Defibaugh, a 2021 graduate of the University’s Cybersecurity doctorate program, participated in […]

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7 crucial questions to ask when considering an information technology degree

7 crucial questions to ask when considering an Information Technology degree

  The college application and decision process comes with a whole set of challenging questions and choices, one of the most important being — what will you study? Making that determination can seem overwhelming, but it does not need to be if you’re considering an information technology degree. To help, we have put together several […]

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Marymount students meet Netflix Pathways team to learn more about innovative program

Marymount students attend an information session about the Netflix Pathways Boot Camp program

  Marymount University welcomed representatives from the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, Netflix, and education technology leader 2U, Inc. this month to speak directly with students about an upcoming opportunity for greater access and opportunity into the tech industry – the Netflix Pathways Bootcamp. In June, Marymount announced the partnership to offer students three semester-long, […]

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What is unique about Marymount’s accelerated Cybersecurity degree?

Marymount's accelerated Cybersecurity degree program

  As technology becomes increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, additional security measures must be implemented to protect our data from cyber attacks. In fact, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) estimates that the skill gap is growing and could leave as many as 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs unfilled by 2022 nationally — […]

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What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

  Are you a college-bound student passionate about STEM education? Have you narrowed down your interests to pursuing a technology degree? Do you find yourself wondering which tech degree is right for you? If this sounds like you and if you want to pursue a technology degree that will prepare you for a successful career, you’re in luck — […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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MU professor sponsored as a Wiki Scientist by National Science Policy Network

A photo of Wiki Scientist Dr. Donna Schaeffer, alongside logos for the National Science Policy Network and Marymount University

  Dr. Donna Schaeffer, professor in the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology at Marymount University, has been sponsored by the National Science Policy Network as a Wiki Scientist. “Each month, 500 million users access a Wikipedia page as a starting point for their research or to learn more about a variety of topics,” […]

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