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17+
from 22 250 $ / 2 semesters

Description

About the educational program:

  • Age of participants: from 17 years;
  • Duration of the programs: 2 semesters (9 months), 3 semesters (12 months);
  • Starting dates: January, May, August;
  • Level of English:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: IELTS 6.5 (indicators in all sections at least 6.0), TOEFL 79, Pearson's Test of English 69;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: IELTS 5.5 (scores in all sections at least 5.0), TOEFL 68, Pearson's Test of English 50;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: IELTS 5.0 (indicators in all sections no less than 4.5), TOEFL 60, Pearson's Test of English 45.
  •  Educational level: certificate of secondary (complete) general education;
  • Language of instruction: English.

About the educational program: The University offers international students admission to the undergraduate program through a special adaptation program - International Year One. The transition from high school in your country to a university in the US can be associated with difficulties in the language, new ways of learning and a new society and home. The Global Achievement Academy courses are designed to facilitate the processes of adaptation and integration into American culture and university life, as well as to provide students with the academic support necessary for training in new conditions for themselves. The advantage is that they pass for students without loss of time, and after graduation students go to the second course of the chosen bachelor's degree. There are three types of programs:

  • Academy of Achievements 2 - University Integration (Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration) (2 semesters);
  • Academy of Achievements 2 (Global Achievement Academy 2) (2 semesters);
  • Academy of Achievements 3 (Global Achievement Academy 3) (3 semesters).

In turn, each type includes three directions:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences;
  • Science, technology, technology and mathematics;
  • Business management and hospitality management.

Regardless of the type and direction of training, each participant has the following advantages:

  • Flexibility of training. According to the standards accepted in the USA, the student can choose what he is interested in, change priorities and vary courses.
  • Personalized manual. Each student receives professional support at all stages of training, from the process of filing documents to meeting at the airport, from check-in to the registration of a SIM card for the phone.
  • Professional support service. The University takes care of its students both in classroom and abroad. Special counselors on student issues are able to solve any issue related to study or life. Moreover, each mentor is assigned his mentor from among the undergraduate students who also provide them with all the necessary assistance in adaptation and study.
  • Small sizes of groups. Each student receives maximum attention and individual support.
  • Experience of American culture. Special courses "College strategies for success" are designed to help students in transition to university life and create a solid academic foundation, developing important life and learning skills. Students will also learn and apply critical thinking skills on diversity and social justice, career preparedness and other topics that contribute to the development of success at the university during the first and subsequent training courses.

In addition, students attend seminars on career development. Through Accelerator Career, students develop their professional skills and get a clear idea of ​​how knowledge, interests, motivation and personal experience give an immediate advantage when it comes to starting a career. A career accelerator gives skills and knowledge for success, regardless of what kind of graduate path a student chooses: enrolling in a master's program, career development, starting a business or executing a finished one (for example, in a family business). The course is designed exclusively for foreign students, has unique seminars, work experience in a real company, intercultural group work and professional training.

All students also actively develop language skills. Students on the programs "Academy of Achievements 2" and "Academy of Achievements 3" receive classes in English and significantly improve their level during their studies. All pupils are accustomed to using language in everyday life and university education.

Each training course is evaluated in a certain number of credits, after completion of the training the students pass to the second year of the bachelor's degree.

Types of programs and sample curriculum:

Academy of Achievements - University Integration (Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration) (2 semesters).

A special course for students who have a high level of English. Two semesters lasts and includes the academic, cultural, and professional support necessary for successful teaching. Mentors provide students with all the necessary assistance, including personal consultations for the prompt resolution of all emerging issues. For two semesters students recruit from 21 to 24 credits and pass to the second course of the chosen specialty. Features of the program:

  • Requires a high level of English;
  • Serious academic courses / disciplines selected by academic advisers in accordance with the curriculum and the students' opportunities;
  • Extended workshops on career skills;
  • Programming training.

Disciplines of the curriculum (an approximate version):

1. Semester 1:

  • College Strategies for Success;
  • English Language (Level 1);
  • Conversational communication;
  • Course of choice: Mathematics / Intermediate Algebra / College Algebra / Preliminary Calculus / Trigonometry / Calculus (Level 1).

2. Semester 2:

  • English (level 2);
  • The Fundamentals of Science;
  • Course of choice (based on direction);
  • The course to choose from (based on the direction).

Academy of Achievements 2 (Global Achievement Academy 2) (2 semesters).

Standard training program for students who need language support. In addition to support and counseling, it includes English practice both in separate classes and during lectures in academic disciplines. Last two semesters, during which students earn 24-30 credits and continue their education in the second year of the chosen bachelor's program. Features of training:

  • It takes into account the individual needs of each student, both in academic and linguistic terms;
  • Support on all issues;
  • Training in English with social and academic needs;
  • Integration with open and closed courses (program participants attend classes both with their classmates and with the main student groups).

Sample training plan:

1. Semester 1:

  • College Strategies for Success;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 2);
  • Conversational communication;
  • Course of choice: Mathematics / Intermediate Algebra / Algebra / Pre-Calculation / Trigonometry / Computation (level 1).

2. Semester 2:

  • English (level 2);
  • The main subject (in its direction);
  • Social foundations;
  • Cultural foundations;
  • The course to choose from: basic computer skills / algebra for college / computing / trigonometry / computing 1 / computing 2.

Academy of Achievements 3 (Global Achievement Academy 3) (3 semesters).

Extended program for students who need serious language support. During three semesters, students study a complex of academic disciplines and various courses on adaptation and are actively engaged in English. The small size of classes, the high professionalism of teachers and mentors, the careful development of programs stipulates rapid and qualitative progress in the level of language and success in the disciplines. During the period of study the student receives from 21 to 45 credits and after the transition passes to the second year of study for the chosen specialty. Features of the course:

  • A three-part program combining linguistic, cultural and academic support;
  • Global English support: training, tutoring, mentoring, academic counseling and support;
  • Involvement in the cultural and social experience of the university and the country as a whole.

Subjects of the program (indicative plan):

1) Semester 1:

  • Strategies in college for success;
  • Fundamentals of student life in the US;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 1);
  • Florida: people and places;
  • The course to choose from: mathematics / algebra / pre-computation / trigonometry / computation (level 1).

2) Semester 2:

  • Strategies in college for success: career skills;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 1);
  • Fundamentals of Leadership;
  • Communications;
  • Subject to choose from (directions): American National Government / Chemistry 1 / Chemistry 2;
  • The subject of choice (based on the direction): basic statistics / computer basics for business / algebra / pre-computation / trigonometry / calculations 1 / computing 2.

3) Semester 3:

  • Strategies in the College for Success: Academic Planning;
  • Advanced leadership fundamentals;
  • English;
  • The basic discipline (according to one's direction);
  • The subject of choice: the basics of culture / chemistry 1 / chemistry 2 / chemistry 3;
  • The subject to choose from: person / calculations / trigonometry / calculations 1 / computing 2 / physics for engineers and scientists.

 

The areas of study and undergraduate programs available after completing the International Year One course:

1) Architecture, art and design:

  • Architecture;
  • Digital Media.

2) Business, finance and economics :

  • Accounting;
  • Economics and business;
  • Finance;
  • Integrated business;
  • Control;
  • Marketing;
  • The property;
  • Restaurant and food service management.

3) Education:

  • Technical Education and Industry;
  • Early childhood development;
  • Elementary education;
  • Student education;
  • Teacher Education: Art.

4) Engineering and Information Technology:

  • Aerospace Engineering;
  • Civil engineering;
  • Computer technology (directions: integrated trace digital circuits);
  • Computer science;
  • Construction machinery;
  • Electrical Engineering;
  • Electrical engineering (directions: messages and signal processing, integrated trace, power and renewable energy environment);
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Industrial Engineering;
  • Information Technology;
  • Mechanical engineering.

5) Hospitality and tourism:

  • Entertainment management;
  • Event Management;
  • Hospitality Management.

6) Law, international relations and politics

  • Criminal Justice;
  • International and global research;
  • Legal research;
  • Political science;
  • Public administration.

7) Liberal arts:

  • Anthropology;
  • Communication and Conflict;
  • English: creative writing;
  • English literature;
  • English: Technical Communication;
  • French;
  • History;
  • Humanitarian and cultural studies;
  • Interdisciplinary research;
  • Interdisciplinary research (gender, race and sexuality research);
  • Journalism;
  • Latin American Studies;
  • Philosophy;
  • Psychology;
  • Radio / TV;
  • Religion and cultural studies;
  • Social sciencies;
  • Social work;
  • Spanish;
  • Advertising: public relations.

8) Music, theater and art:

  • Music (directions: jazz studies, musical composition, music program);
  • Photo art;
  • Theater art;
  • Theatrical studies;
  • Theater (directions: acting, design and technology, music theater, theater management);
  • Art (directions: history of art, studio art, visual arts and media);
  • Film art;
  • Movie: Theaters;
  • Music art;
  • Musical education.

9) Care, Health and Sociology:

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders;
  • Informatics in the sciences of health and information management;
  • Health Science;
  • Health Administration;
  • Human Communication;
  • Health Care.

10) Science:

  • Biomedical Sciences: Preliminary Concentration;
  • Biotechnology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry;
  • Environmental studies;
  • Forensic science (directions: biochemistry, chemistry);
  • Mathematics;
  • Medical laboratory sciences;
  • Physics;
  • Sociology;
  • Statistics;
  • Actuarial science;
  • Biology;
  • Biology: preliminary concentration;
  • Biomedical Sciences;
  • Biomedical sciences (directions: molecular biological trace, molecular microbiological trace, neurology).

11) Sport, Fitness and Nutrition:

  • Athletic training;
  • Sports and physical exercises.

Beginning of classes for the International Year One: January, May, August.

The academic year at the university is divided into three semesters:

  • Autumn semester: August - January;
  • Spring semester: January - May;
  • Summer semester: June-July.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIPT

For participants of the International Year One (Undergraduate accelerator) programs:

  • Age of participants: from 17 years;
  • Level of English:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: IELTS 6.5 (indicators in all sections at least 6.0), TOEFL 79, Pearson's Test of English 69;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: IELTS 5.5 (scores in all sections at least 5.0), TOEFL 68, Pearson's Test of English 50;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: IELTS 5.0 (indicators in all sections no less than 4.5), TOEFL 60, Pearson's Test of English 45.
  • Educational level: certificate of secondary (complete) general education;
  • GPA:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: 2.5;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: 2.5;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: 2.5.
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18+
from 16 696 $ / semester

About the educational program: A bachelor's degree at the University of Florida can be obtained in more than 200 specialties that are taught at 12 colleges.

List of colleges:

  • College of Arts and Humanities;
  • College of Business Administration;
  • College of Education and Performance Improvement;
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science;
  • College of Postgraduate Education;
  • College of Public Health and Socio-Political Sciences;
  • Medical College;
  • College of training of junior and average medical personnel;
  • College of Optics and Photonics;
  • The College of Hotel and Restaurant Business "Rosen";
  • College of Natural Sciences;
  • College named after Barnett.

Among the most popular disciplines among disciplines are the following:

  • Business;
  • Medicine;
  • Criminology;
  • Health and social care;
  • Public relations;
  • Psychology;
  • Physics;
  • Tourism and hospitality.
Annual
17+
from 22 250 $ / 2 semesters

About the educational program:

  • Age of participants: from 17 years;
  • Duration of the programs: 2 semesters (9 months), 3 semesters (12 months);
  • Starting dates: January, May, August;
  • Level of English:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: IELTS 6.5 (indicators in all sections at least 6.0), TOEFL 79, Pearson's Test of English 69;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: IELTS 5.5 (scores in all sections at least 5.0), TOEFL 68, Pearson's Test of English 50;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: IELTS 5.0 (indicators in all sections no less than 4.5), TOEFL 60, Pearson's Test of English 45.
  •  Educational level: certificate of secondary (complete) general education;
  • Language of instruction: English.

About the educational program: The University offers international students admission to the undergraduate program through a special adaptation program - International Year One. The transition from high school in your country to a university in the US can be associated with difficulties in the language, new ways of learning and a new society and home. The Global Achievement Academy courses are designed to facilitate the processes of adaptation and integration into American culture and university life, as well as to provide students with the academic support necessary for training in new conditions for themselves. The advantage is that they pass for students without loss of time, and after graduation students go to the second course of the chosen bachelor's degree. There are three types of programs:

  • Academy of Achievements 2 - University Integration (Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration) (2 semesters);
  • Academy of Achievements 2 (Global Achievement Academy 2) (2 semesters);
  • Academy of Achievements 3 (Global Achievement Academy 3) (3 semesters).

In turn, each type includes three directions:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences;
  • Science, technology, technology and mathematics;
  • Business management and hospitality management.

Regardless of the type and direction of training, each participant has the following advantages:

  • Flexibility of training. According to the standards accepted in the USA, the student can choose what he is interested in, change priorities and vary courses.
  • Personalized manual. Each student receives professional support at all stages of training, from the process of filing documents to meeting at the airport, from check-in to the registration of a SIM card for the phone.
  • Professional support service. The University takes care of its students both in classroom and abroad. Special counselors on student issues are able to solve any issue related to study or life. Moreover, each mentor is assigned his mentor from among the undergraduate students who also provide them with all the necessary assistance in adaptation and study.
  • Small sizes of groups. Each student receives maximum attention and individual support.
  • Experience of American culture. Special courses "College strategies for success" are designed to help students in transition to university life and create a solid academic foundation, developing important life and learning skills. Students will also learn and apply critical thinking skills on diversity and social justice, career preparedness and other topics that contribute to the development of success at the university during the first and subsequent training courses.

In addition, students attend seminars on career development. Through Accelerator Career, students develop their professional skills and get a clear idea of ​​how knowledge, interests, motivation and personal experience give an immediate advantage when it comes to starting a career. A career accelerator gives skills and knowledge for success, regardless of what kind of graduate path a student chooses: enrolling in a master's program, career development, starting a business or executing a finished one (for example, in a family business). The course is designed exclusively for foreign students, has unique seminars, work experience in a real company, intercultural group work and professional training.

All students also actively develop language skills. Students on the programs "Academy of Achievements 2" and "Academy of Achievements 3" receive classes in English and significantly improve their level during their studies. All pupils are accustomed to using language in everyday life and university education.

Each training course is evaluated in a certain number of credits, after completion of the training the students pass to the second year of the bachelor's degree.

Types of programs and sample curriculum:

Academy of Achievements - University Integration (Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration) (2 semesters).

A special course for students who have a high level of English. Two semesters lasts and includes the academic, cultural, and professional support necessary for successful teaching. Mentors provide students with all the necessary assistance, including personal consultations for the prompt resolution of all emerging issues. For two semesters students recruit from 21 to 24 credits and pass to the second course of the chosen specialty. Features of the program:

  • Requires a high level of English;
  • Serious academic courses / disciplines selected by academic advisers in accordance with the curriculum and the students' opportunities;
  • Extended workshops on career skills;
  • Programming training.

Disciplines of the curriculum (an approximate version):

1. Semester 1:

  • College Strategies for Success;
  • English Language (Level 1);
  • Conversational communication;
  • Course of choice: Mathematics / Intermediate Algebra / College Algebra / Preliminary Calculus / Trigonometry / Calculus (Level 1).

2. Semester 2:

  • English (level 2);
  • The Fundamentals of Science;
  • Course of choice (based on direction);
  • The course to choose from (based on the direction).

Academy of Achievements 2 (Global Achievement Academy 2) (2 semesters).

Standard training program for students who need language support. In addition to support and counseling, it includes English practice both in separate classes and during lectures in academic disciplines. Last two semesters, during which students earn 24-30 credits and continue their education in the second year of the chosen bachelor's program. Features of training:

  • It takes into account the individual needs of each student, both in academic and linguistic terms;
  • Support on all issues;
  • Training in English with social and academic needs;
  • Integration with open and closed courses (program participants attend classes both with their classmates and with the main student groups).

Sample training plan:

1. Semester 1:

  • College Strategies for Success;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 2);
  • Conversational communication;
  • Course of choice: Mathematics / Intermediate Algebra / Algebra / Pre-Calculation / Trigonometry / Computation (level 1).

2. Semester 2:

  • English (level 2);
  • The main subject (in its direction);
  • Social foundations;
  • Cultural foundations;
  • The course to choose from: basic computer skills / algebra for college / computing / trigonometry / computing 1 / computing 2.

Academy of Achievements 3 (Global Achievement Academy 3) (3 semesters).

Extended program for students who need serious language support. During three semesters, students study a complex of academic disciplines and various courses on adaptation and are actively engaged in English. The small size of classes, the high professionalism of teachers and mentors, the careful development of programs stipulates rapid and qualitative progress in the level of language and success in the disciplines. During the period of study the student receives from 21 to 45 credits and after the transition passes to the second year of study for the chosen specialty. Features of the course:

  • A three-part program combining linguistic, cultural and academic support;
  • Global English support: training, tutoring, mentoring, academic counseling and support;
  • Involvement in the cultural and social experience of the university and the country as a whole.

Subjects of the program (indicative plan):

1) Semester 1:

  • Strategies in college for success;
  • Fundamentals of student life in the US;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 1);
  • Florida: people and places;
  • The course to choose from: mathematics / algebra / pre-computation / trigonometry / computation (level 1).

2) Semester 2:

  • Strategies in college for success: career skills;
  • English for Academic Purposes (Level 1);
  • Fundamentals of Leadership;
  • Communications;
  • Subject to choose from (directions): American National Government / Chemistry 1 / Chemistry 2;
  • The subject of choice (based on the direction): basic statistics / computer basics for business / algebra / pre-computation / trigonometry / calculations 1 / computing 2.

3) Semester 3:

  • Strategies in the College for Success: Academic Planning;
  • Advanced leadership fundamentals;
  • English;
  • The basic discipline (according to one's direction);
  • The subject of choice: the basics of culture / chemistry 1 / chemistry 2 / chemistry 3;
  • The subject to choose from: person / calculations / trigonometry / calculations 1 / computing 2 / physics for engineers and scientists.

 

The areas of study and undergraduate programs available after completing the International Year One course:

1) Architecture, art and design:

  • Architecture;
  • Digital Media.

2) Business, finance and economics :

  • Accounting;
  • Economics and business;
  • Finance;
  • Integrated business;
  • Control;
  • Marketing;
  • The property;
  • Restaurant and food service management.

3) Education:

  • Technical Education and Industry;
  • Early childhood development;
  • Elementary education;
  • Student education;
  • Teacher Education: Art.

4) Engineering and Information Technology:

  • Aerospace Engineering;
  • Civil engineering;
  • Computer technology (directions: integrated trace digital circuits);
  • Computer science;
  • Construction machinery;
  • Electrical Engineering;
  • Electrical engineering (directions: messages and signal processing, integrated trace, power and renewable energy environment);
  • Environmental Engineering;
  • Industrial Engineering;
  • Information Technology;
  • Mechanical engineering.

5) Hospitality and tourism:

  • Entertainment management;
  • Event Management;
  • Hospitality Management.

6) Law, international relations and politics

  • Criminal Justice;
  • International and global research;
  • Legal research;
  • Political science;
  • Public administration.

7) Liberal arts:

  • Anthropology;
  • Communication and Conflict;
  • English: creative writing;
  • English literature;
  • English: Technical Communication;
  • French;
  • History;
  • Humanitarian and cultural studies;
  • Interdisciplinary research;
  • Interdisciplinary research (gender, race and sexuality research);
  • Journalism;
  • Latin American Studies;
  • Philosophy;
  • Psychology;
  • Radio / TV;
  • Religion and cultural studies;
  • Social sciencies;
  • Social work;
  • Spanish;
  • Advertising: public relations.

8) Music, theater and art:

  • Music (directions: jazz studies, musical composition, music program);
  • Photo art;
  • Theater art;
  • Theatrical studies;
  • Theater (directions: acting, design and technology, music theater, theater management);
  • Art (directions: history of art, studio art, visual arts and media);
  • Film art;
  • Movie: Theaters;
  • Music art;
  • Musical education.

9) Care, Health and Sociology:

  • Communication Sciences and Disorders;
  • Informatics in the sciences of health and information management;
  • Health Science;
  • Health Administration;
  • Human Communication;
  • Health Care.

10) Science:

  • Biomedical Sciences: Preliminary Concentration;
  • Biotechnology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Chemistry: Biochemistry;
  • Environmental studies;
  • Forensic science (directions: biochemistry, chemistry);
  • Mathematics;
  • Medical laboratory sciences;
  • Physics;
  • Sociology;
  • Statistics;
  • Actuarial science;
  • Biology;
  • Biology: preliminary concentration;
  • Biomedical Sciences;
  • Biomedical sciences (directions: molecular biological trace, molecular microbiological trace, neurology).

11) Sport, Fitness and Nutrition:

  • Athletic training;
  • Sports and physical exercises.

Beginning of classes for the International Year One: January, May, August.

The academic year at the university is divided into three semesters:

  • Autumn semester: August - January;
  • Spring semester: January - May;
  • Summer semester: June-July.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIPT

For participants of the International Year One (Undergraduate accelerator) programs:

  • Age of participants: from 17 years;
  • Level of English:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: IELTS 6.5 (indicators in all sections at least 6.0), TOEFL 79, Pearson's Test of English 69;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: IELTS 5.5 (scores in all sections at least 5.0), TOEFL 68, Pearson's Test of English 50;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: IELTS 5.0 (indicators in all sections no less than 4.5), TOEFL 60, Pearson's Test of English 45.
  • Educational level: certificate of secondary (complete) general education;
  • GPA:
    • Global Achievement Academy 2 - University Integration: 2.5;
    • Global Achievement Academy 2: 2.5;
    • Global Achievement Academy 3: 2.5.
Annual
17+
from 25 500 $ / year

Quick overview:

  • The minimum level of English is Advanced (iTEP4.5).

About the educational course: The OHLA University Study Program allows international students to automatically enroll in multiple university programs throughout the United States. A team of experts prepares students for university studies, guides students towards successful admission.

Pathway provides students with the opportunity to prepare for college by getting information, doing exercises that make academic requirements clear, and removing common barriers that can stunt student progress. Topics: resources, teaching methods, writing skills, critical thinking skills, motivation, self-efficacy. Particular attention is paid to group work, mutual learning.

Training program:

  • Acquaintance with other students, staff and teachers, developed support network before starting training at CSM;
  • Getting to know the campus and its valuable resources;
  • Obtaining 1 college loan.
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