University of Massachusetts now offers over 80 online programs

University of Massachusetts

Online at a glance:

  • Established: 1863 (Amherst)
  • U.S. News Ranking: 96, National Universities (Amherst)
  • Campuses offering online classes: Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, Medical School
  • Ranked 45th Best University System in the World (London Times)
  • Top Ten MBA Program (Princeton Review)
  • Awarded USDLA’s "21st Century Best Practices Award"
  • Lowell Online Programs Win 3 Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education
  • Effective Practices in Student Satisfaction


University of Massachusetts

not only allows you to take advantage of high-quality graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs, but they also give you the opportunity to learn from the very same first-rate faculty as “traditional” students attending the University of Massachusetts’ Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell campuses. UPDATE (3/5/2008): UMass now offers over 80 online degrees and certificates, as well as 1,500+ online courses. The list below is a couple of months old, but I will be updating it in the next couple weeks. Until then, feel free to visit the UMass site for a complete listing of programs: Also, be sure to review the comments section below this post to see what students are saying about this program. Undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor’s Degree: Early Care and Education Concentration BS in Nursing for Registered Nurses Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelor of Liberal Arts Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology: Business Minor RN to BS (Nursing) Associate of Science in Information Technology Graduate degrees Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Master of Science Clinical Nurse Leader Program Online Master of Science in Family Therapy Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Degree in Business Administration – Online MBA Program Master’s in Applied Linguistics Master’s in Gerontology – Management of Aging Services MBA Program – Isenberg School of Management MS (Nursing)/Master’s in Public Health Dual Degree Program Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Master of Education in Instructional Design Master of Education in School Counseling Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Master’s Degree Program in Reading and Language (M.Ed.) Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction Master’s Degree in Education for Science Teachers Master’s Degree in Educational Administration (M.Ed.) Master’s Degree in Public Health in Public Health Practice Certificate programs Certificate in Behavioral Intervention in Autism Certificate in Gerontology – Management of Aging Services Certificate in Plastics Engineering Certificate in Meeting & Event Management Certificate in Women’s Studies Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies Certificate Program in Security Management and Homeland Security Certificate in Casino Management Certificate in Clinical Pathology Certificate in Community Media and Technology Certificate in Contemporary Communications Certificate in Data/Telecommunications Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention Certificate in Forensic Criminology Certificate in Foundations of Business Certificate in Information Technology Certificate in Instructional Technology Design Certificate in Multimedia Applications Certificate in UNIX Certificate of Online Journalism Computer Networks and Distributed Systems Criminal Justice Studies Certificate Critical and Creative Thinking Graduate Certificate in Security Studies Instructional Technology for Educators Post Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate Software Development and Design The Certificate Program in Website Design & Development Tuition and financial aid Tuition varies by program and campus. Typically, noncredit and undergraduate courses range from $185-$855 and graduate-level courses range from $790-$1840. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Online students are typically eligible for financial aid. Still, availability varies depending upon the type of course and whether or not you are enrolled in a degree program. Additional financial assistance may be available from your employers, through continuing education loans and grants, and under the G.I. Bill for eligible military personnel. Credit for life experience Some credit for life experience may be awarded. Credit for life experience applicants must complete a rigorous process to receive credit. Contact an admission’s counselor for more details. Accreditation

  1. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  2. Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  3. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  4. Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
  5. National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  6. National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  7. National League for Nursing

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For information about additional online programs, perform an online degree search. Source: University of Massachusetts Online, 2007.

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