University of Miami Global Academy
UMGA is a college preparatory online middle and high school. UMGA is an academically stimulating college preparatory high school devoted to educating the whole student. The students at UMGA benefit from one-on-one online instruction designed to cater to individualized student learning needs. The online instructors provide telepresence, support via email, instant messaging, video conferencing, phone, asynchronous-threaded discussions, and synchronous whiteboard communications. Through the use of these varied pedagogical techniques, students are actively engaged in the learning process.
Mission Statement: The University of Miami Global Academy’s (UMGA) mission is to vigorously prepare students for college and life’s journey, and provide service to our global community.
Vision: The UMGA vision is to deliver a student-centered, uniquely superior educational experience. Our online classroom environment encourages exceptional critical thinking skills, develops curious minds, fosters ambition and leadership potential, and builds character focused on service to community and others.
Philosophy: Our school embraces diversity and provides our students with a unique academic and school environment. UMGA is student-centered, and fosters a commitment to excellence as we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world. The protection of intellectual and social freedom is both an individual and community responsibility.
Offers Diploma: Yes
Authority: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI)
Fee Structure: By the course
Accepts adult and/or teen students?: Only teen
Type of program: Semester-based
Year Founded: 1925
Contact Person: Adrianne Rondon
Telephone: (305) 284-2980
Email: [email protected]