YPSILANTI, Mich., Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eastern Michigan University Professional Programs and Training (EMU PPAT), part of Engage@EMU, announced its plan to launch a new online, non-credit course offering with Amesite Inc., an artificial intelligence software company based in Ann Arbor, MI.
The new pilot is Lean Six Sigma for Health Care, a 12-week professional program offering 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). EMU PPAT offers an array of industry-recognized training, continuing education and certification prep programs to help students and employees of regional businesses and beyond develop their skills and knowledge. The PPAT team offers practical, process-based instruction in multiple industries for professionals (emich.edu/ppat).
Eastern Michigan University Director of Business Engagement and Non-Credit Initiatives, Elizabeth Stoner said, “We constantly seek innovative solutions to offer high quality, non-credit instruction. We are pleased to partner with Amesite to launch this pilot offering in health care, one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy.”
Amesite CEO, Dr. Ann Marie Sastry, said “We are excited to partner with Eastern Michigan University and the PPAT team to offer the Lean Six Sigma for Health Care program, given the need in Michigan to strengthen its numbers in the health care workforce. Statistical methods have a role to play in improving care, and we are pleased to help make an impact with EMU.”
Amesite’s online learning solutions for colleges, universities, faculty and students utilize artificial intelligence technologies, including machine learning and natural language processing, to deliver cost effective, cloud-based digital versions of courses that greatly enhance and improve the learning experience of students. Amesite’s online platform includes customized user messaging and tracking as well as seamless integration of current events into traditional course materials, creating a more meaningful experience for both students and instructors alike.
About Amesite Inc.
Amesite is a high tech artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based platform for college and university courses to be cost-effectively and conveniently delivered to learners online and in hybrid online/on campus formats. Amesite uses artificial intelligence technologies to provide customized environments for learners, easier-to-manage interfaces for instructors, and greater accessibility for college degree seekers in the US education market and beyond. The Company leverages existing college infrastructures, adding mass customization and cutting-edge technology to provide cost-effective, accessible, scalable and improved learning experiences to students. Founded in 2017, Amesite is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For more information, visit amesite.com.
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About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 19,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit emich.edu.
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