University of Management and Technology (United States)

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University of Management and Technology
University of Management and Technology1.GIF
Established 1998
Type Private
President Dr. Yanping Chen
Admin. staff Dr. Davidson Frame (Academic Dean)
Location Arlington, Virginia, United StatesUSA
Website http://www.umtweb.edu/

The University of Management and Technology (UMT), located in Arlington, Virginia, United States, is an accredited institution of higher education offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and professional development programs. Founded in 1998, UMT is authorized to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).[1] Dr. Davidson Frame served as the founding Dean of the university and continues to serve as the academic Dean.[2][3]

Institutional accreditation is provided by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). DETC is an authorized national acceditating agency of the U.S. Department of Education and recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). UMT is an institutional member of CHEA.

UMT is approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to accept F-1 visa international students. UMT is also approved by U.S. Department of States to accept J-1 visa international exchange students.[4]

UMT is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and a Strategic Partner of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). UMT has been active in Project Management Institute (PMI) since its inception. UMT's degree programs have specialized accreditation by the Global Accreditation Center of the Project Management Institute. UMT is affiliated with the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES). The U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs has approved UMT for students to use the G.I. Bill benefits to attend.

References[edit]

  1. ^ See List of Private Colleges published by State Council of higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) [1]
  2. ^ PMI Fellow, J. Davidson Frame, PhD, PMP, Project Management Institute.
  3. ^ Message from the Dean, University of Management and Technology.
  4. ^ See UMT's webpage about accreditation at: [2]

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