Online Student Success During the Coronavirus

How to Succeed as an Online Student During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The spread of the novel coronavirus is a challenging situation for anyone to endure. For students, shifts within your university or school, such as transitioning from in-person to online learning, can cause additional stress and anxiety.

As an online student, there are proactive measures you can take to keep up with your courses and manage the stress of being a student during this unprecedented time.

In this guide Dr. Joshua D. Watson, Ed. D., Assistant Director of Student Services at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, shares actionable steps and strategies you can take to succeed in online learning.

Complete the form below to access our How to Succeed as an Online Student During the COVID-19 Pandemic Guide.



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At the age of 53, and after working 25 years in the field of social work returning to school was not on my bucket list, but after learning about the Cummings Graduate Institute’s online program, my hope of achieving my lifetime a doctorate degree was possible. CGI online Doctor of Behavioral Health program is innovative and relevant. It's the perfect fit for the busy professional, parent or person looking to return to school or career advancement without the fuss of unnecessary coursework. CGI understands and recognizes that there are capable professionals and that most professionals are looking to gain a competitive edge or simply looking to satisfy a personal goal.

Steven Byrd DBH, Alumni March 4, 2017