Dual degree

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One Program – Dual Degree

The University of Finance and Management, Warsaw Poland has partnered with The College of Saint Elizabeth, NJ USA to offer 2 dual enrollment programs, in the fields of Management with a specialization in Human Resources and Informatics with a specialization in IT and Computer Software Engineering. Students will have the opportunity to earn Bachelor's level degree or Master’s level degree. After completion of the program the student will receive a Bachelor's or a Master’s degree from the University of Finance and Management in Management as well as a Bachelor's degree in Informatics: IT and Computer Software Engineering specialization or a Master's degree in Management: Human Resources specialization from the College of Saint Elizabeth USA.

The College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE)

Offering 19 undergraduate majors, 10 master’s degree programs and two doctoral programs, The College of Saint Elizabth is a private, four year, liberal arts Insitition. Founded in 1899, by the Sisters of Charity the college is located in Morristown, NJ which lies just 30 miles outside of New York City.

The University of Finance and Management (UFM)

Offering 15 undergraduate (BA) programs, 23 master degree and two doctoral programs. UFM is one of the best private economic universities in Poland with experienced academic staff and modern study programs. UFM is located barely in the center of Warsaw.

Dual diploma programs

Bachelor of IT in the field of Technical Science

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Program Overview

The structure of the dual enrolment program awards the student with the Bachelor of Informatics in the field of Technical Science. Bachelor of Informatics in the field of Technical Science is a reaction to the fact, the IT industry developed significantly over the years and is constantly evolving, becoming one of the most wanted degrees on the market. The aim of the program is to provide the student with essential knowledge and develop their awareness on how to operate in the world of IT. The program is about implementing theoretical skills into practice and vice versa. Applicants who previously never studied informatics are welcome to enroll and secure their spot. Graduates that successfully complete the program will enter the work market with a great deal of mastery in numerous areas. The intermixture of vacancies available are endless. From web designers and mobile applications, network administrators and systems programmers to database administrators, specialists in implementation and testing of software. On top of that, there is also a possibility of securing a job as a creator of portals and web applications, as well as career paths in system analysts and project managers. The program offers a great amount of possibilities that are eye opening and crucial in order to proceed with searching for an optimal vacancy after graduation.

How Graduates Will Benefit

The goals of the program are to prepare graduate students to:

  • Possess the knowledge to be an effective and skillful employee
  • Understand existing and emerging technologies
  • Provide the students with productive communication and listening strategies
  • Understand the practices used in IT on daily basis
  • Develop techniques applicable to modern day industry

CS115/Lecture/A - Fund of Computers & Programming

Credits 4.00

This course provides the foundation to students interested in computer science and information systems. It helps develop logical thinking and problem solving skills through the study and use of Java programming language. Topics include computer hardware and software, binary system, algorithms and their role in problem solving, flowcharting, program design, coding, debugging, testing and documentation.

CS217/Lecture/A - Data Structures and Algorithms

Credits 4.00

Rigorous study of basic data structures of lists, stacks and queues, and algorithms for their implementation; study of sorting and searching algorithms; recursion, trees, graphs and networks; abstract data structures and their implementation in an object-oriented environment; and algorighm and complexity analysis. Prerequisite: CS 117.

CS235/Lecture/A- Computer Architecture and Organization

Credits 4.00

Basic concepts of computer systems and machine architecture, digital logic, data representation and addressing techniques; assembly language programming; organization and structuring of major hardware components of computers; function of and communication between the components; fundamentals of logic design; memory architecture; and processor design and implementation of modern architecture theories; Prerequisite: CS 117 or approval of the program chair.

CS307 Database Management

Credits 4.00

This course introduces the concepts and design principles used in database systems. It provides an overview of principles of physical and logical database design, data models, query languages, relational design theory, file structures, transaction management, entity relationships; centralized and distributed systems; data dependencies, concurrency, integrity, reliability, security, and applications in a relational database. Prerequisite: CS 117 or approval of the program chair.

CS425 Fundamentals of Programming Languages

Credits 4.00

Formal study of programming language specification and analysis, design principles, syntax and semantics, data types, comparison of language features, and run-time considerations. Prerequisite: CS 217 or approval of program chair.

CS431 Interactive Computer Graphics

Credits 4.00

Introduction to the basic principles for the design, use, and understanding of computer graphics; types of graphic hardware; representation of data, transformations, windowing, and clipping; algorithms for creating and manipulating graphic displays. Prerequisite: CS 217 and MATH 255 or approval of the program chair.

CS437 Computer Networks

Credits 4.00

A study of the principles and design of computer networks. Topics include network structures and architectures, network hardware, reference models, protocols, flow control, error handling, routing, and network security. Prerequisite: CS 217 or approval of the chair.

CS435 Artificial Intelligence

Credits 4.00

Basic concepts and techniques of Artificial Intelligence including internal representation, search problems and strategies, first-order logic, game playing, knowledge based systems, expert reasoning, and applications, as well as an introduction to LISP programming. Prerequisite: CS 217 or approval of the program chair.

Math255 Linear Algebra

Credits 4.00

Systems of linear equations, matrices and determinants, vectors, vector spaces and subspaces, space, row space and column space, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and inner products. An appropriate Computer Algebra System (CAS) will be utilized. Prerequisite: four years of high school mathematics or approval of chairperson.

Math119 Elementary Statistics

Credits 4.00

Descriptive statistics, single variable and bivariate data, probability distributions, binomial and normal distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, statistical inferences of more than one population, t-distribution, Chi-square distribution, and ANOVA. Applications in Business, social and behavioral sciences will be presented. Appropriate statistical software will be utilized.

Payment Standard fees
Entry fee 300 EURO
1st year 3600 EURO
2nd year 3600 EURO
Last Year 4600 EURO

More information about CSE

Lori Fragoso,
Director of Graduate Admissions
T: 973-290-4413

Masters of Science in Management: Human Resources

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Program Overview

The M.S. in Management Human Resource Management specialization combines advanced study in current trends and best practices with a competency-based curriculum. Taught from a leadership perspective, this experiential program prepares graduates to change or advance careers, compete in industry trends, and manage evolving organizational environments.

Students who graduate from the M.S. in Management program are equipped to succeed and lead in a variety of career opportunities in corporate, government, non-profit, and private organizations.

How graduates will benefits

Students who complete the M.S. in Management program will:

  • Be able to manage and provide leadership in a changing global environment
  • Maximize use of analytics and other emerging technology to facilitate individual and team decision-making
  • Utilize external and ethical factors to informed management decision.
  • Develop professional competence and skills to lead organizational change

BUS 601 Human Resource Management

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an understanding of the human resource operation and current corporate, public, private and non-profit practices in the field. Students will identify and explore common human resource procedures, polices, best practices, and problems. Topics include: human resources, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection; training and development; career planning; labor relations; and human resources as a strategic partner. Case studies will be utilized.

Bus 605 Human Resource Info Systems

Credit Hours: 3

This course presents an application of information systems concepts and procedures to the area of human resources. Topics include systems development, documentation techniques, internal control and application systems. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental objectives of an information system: to support the stewardship and decision-making functions of management and the day-to-day operations of the firm. Prerequisite: BUS 601or permission of instructor.

BUS 634 Organizational Behavior

Credit Hours: 3

Individual and group processes are the central components of the study of behavior in organizations. The focus of this course is on the managerial application of behavioral science theory to issues such as job satisfaction, organizational commitment, motivation, teamwork, communication, cooperation, decision-making and power.

BUS 603 Compensation and Benefits

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an overview of total compensation as applied in contemporary business operations, including the establishment of compensation and benefits policy and the administration of wages and salaries. Students will explore the wide range of financial incentives for employees at all levels that help to relate labor costs to productivity. In addition, there will be an examination of the legally required and voluntarily provided benefit programs designed to cushion financial and other problems as well as the financial accounting for various types of employee benefit plans.

BUS 608 Human Resources Training and Development

Credit Hours: 3

Training and development explored as critical functions in Human Resource Management. This course will include adult learning theory, needs analysis, methodology, experiential learning, retention theories, contract training, presentation techniques, evaluation, and outcomes assessment.

BUS 609 Legal aspects of Human Resources

Credit Hours: 3

This course will address, through lecture, case study and discussion, the Fair Labor Act, labor law, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, age/racial/religious discrimination, ADA, giving job references and litigation costs. Prerequisite: BUS 601 or permission of instructor.

BUS690 Seminar in Change Management

Credit Hours: 3

This capstone experience provides an examination of the business, social and technological issues facing organizations today and the challenges they present for traditional organizational and human resource systems. Students will create a self-designed culminating project that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding of theories, practices, and applications learned throughout the master’s program coursework. Prerequisite:All program required graduate courses or permission of director.

MC626 Ethical Issues: Ethical Issues-Taught as Core Course for UFM

This course explores the variety of approaches to ethics, the central concepts of some major philosophical and religious traditions in ethics and their significance for professionals. Major ethical challenges confronting the professional today are identified and discussed.

Payment Standard fees
Entry fee 300 EURO
1st year 3800 EURO
2nd year 4800 EURO

Admission Requirements

The basic qualifications for students to enter the dual Master degree program are:

  • Each student must satisfy the TOEFL language proficiency requirement for admission, or take appropriate language instruction prior to the beginning of the specialization courses that are delivered in English by CSE. The TOEFL requirement for CSE is 550 on the Paper Based TOEFL (PBT) or 79-80 on the Internet based TOEFL. CSE will also accept the score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and Cambridge English exams (B2 and more).
  • Students must have a minimum of a 4.0 grade point average (Polish scale) in a Bachelor degree program prior to the enrollment to be considered fully admitted. If a student does not have a 4.0 GPA (Polish scale) he/she can be conditionally admitted and will need to achieve a 4.0 GPA over the next two semesters in the Management program in order to progress to the specialization courses.

Have you ever considered to take part in the dual degree program offered by the University of Finance and Management in Warsaw and the College of Saint Elizabeth?

Now you have a chance to learn more about our partner and what it has to offer – both from the Dean’s and student’s perspective. Take a minute and listen to Patricia Heindel, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Professional Studies, and Kalene Stockhaus, student of the Management program, talk about advantages of CSE and its academic staff.