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UMass Dartmouth

A quality education A


great value

UMass Dartmouth (UMassD) online and continuing education programs are designed to help you achieve your goals. We deliver what you want– quality, flexibility, and affordability. We also regularly add new programs to our offerings. Undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as certificate programs, prepare you to advance in your career and find new opportunities. At the same time, you can balance work and family obligations with your academic pursuits.

Invest in yourself Undergraduate Degrees

You’ll be learning from renowned UMassD professors who teach both online and on-campus courses, in classes that are small. UMass Dartmouth is a fully accredited university that offers a personalized educational experience and an exceptional value.

UMass Dartmouth offers online and continuing education students a multitude of support services. From tutoring to career counseling, resources are at your fingertips.

Transfer Credits


Career Development Center

Up to 75 transfer credits from other accredited institutions

Once you enroll in an academic program, you will be

The Career Development Center can help you explore

may be accepted at UMass Dartmouth. Please reach out to

assigned an advisor to assist with your academic course

a range of academic and career options. They offer

us with any questions about transferring your credits.

selection. Convenient advising sessions are available

assistance with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing,

in-person, by phone, or through email.

making professional connections, applying to graduate

Financial Aid

school, and more.

Online and continuing education students are eligible for


financial aid. Make sure to fill out the FAFSA early using the

When you are registered for courses or matriculated into a

Claire T. Carney Library resources

UMass Dartmouth school code: 002210. Your financial aid

degree program, you have access to free online eTutoring

You have access to the full range of library services and

package is awarded after you have registered for classes, so

through the Math & Business Center, the Writing and

resources, including journal articles, books, and instructional

begin the process early.

Reading Center, and the Language Lab. It doesn’t matter if

sessions. Subject librarians are available to help you use

you have only one question or if you need long-term

library databases and locate the information you need. They

assistance; eTutoring exists to help you be successful at

can also teach you about services we only offer to online

UMass Dartmouth.

students, such as the free home delivery of books.

Graduate Degrees Certificate Programs

Technology support

To see more and to apply: • 508.999.9202

Computer Information Technology Services (CITS) provides access to essential resources including email, computer purchase recommendations, and more.

Earn your

Earn your

Bachelor’s Degree

To see more details about our programs and to apply: / online



UMassD has been rated one of the top online bachelor’s programs in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.

Master’s Degree

You can study part time or full time in any of our online graduate programs.

Questions? Email or call 508.999.9202

Online Master’s Degrees • Business Administration (MBA)

• Computer Science (MS)

• Healthcare Management (MS)

• Nursing (MS), 2 concentrations:

- Global Public Health - Nursing & Healthcare Education

Earn your bachelor’s degree completely online or transfer up to 75 credits to finish your degree. You can choose a fully online academic program or a hybrid format, which means most of your courses are online and a few courses are held on campus in the evening.

Online Programs

Second Degree

• Accounting (BS)

Accelerated BS in Nursing

• Economics, Healthcare Services Administration concentration (BA)

Designed for non-nursing BA or

• General Business Administration (BS)

Accelerated BS in Nursing can be

• History (BA)

hybrid program offers online classes

• Liberal Arts (BA)

complemented by face-to-face lab and

• Management-Leadership (BS)

clinical experiences. Clinical rotations

• Marketing (BS)

are available at healthcare facilities

• Operations Management (BS)

throughout Massachusetts.

• Political Science (BA)

• Public Administration (BA) (BS)

• RN-BS (BS)

• Women’s & Gender Studies (BA)

• Public Policy (MPP)


Business Administration (MBA)

Nursing (MS)

The Charlton College of Business is

Choose from two concentrations that

AACSB accredited, the gold standard

combine foundational knowledge

of business schools. You will be well

of healthcare systems, policy, and

prepared to advance in your career

informatics, with practical capstone

after graduation.

projects. This knowledge can help

If you hold a 3.0 or higher undergraduate

propel you into the next stage of

GPA in any field, you may qualify for a

your career.

GMAT waiver.

You’ll have the advantage of a degree from a highly regarded nursing

Computer Science (MS) This program provides a broad and deep knowledge of computer science with an

program, and the value of a public university.

emphasis on software development.

Public Policy (MPP)

You do not need a bachelor’s in

This program prepares you with the knowledge and skills to make

computer science to apply. You may need to take four foundational courses

significant contributions in state,

before embarking on the master’s work.

federal, and municipal governments:

Healthcare Management (MS)

trade organizations.

The Healthcare Management program provides management and leadership

or non-profits, NGOs, businesses, and

You can earn a certificate that can support your professional development or begin to work toward a degree. In almost all cases, you must have a bachelor’s degree in order to enroll in a certificate program. You can take up to two certificate courses as a nondegree-seeking student.

Certificate Programs

• Accounting (Hybrid)

• Business Foundations (Online)*

• Computer Science (Online)*

• Educational Policy (Online)* • Environmental Policy (Online)* • International Business (Online)

• Organizational Leadership


• Public Management (Online)*

• Women’s & Gender Studies (Online)

*T  his

certificate may provide a

waiver of test score requirements for a degree program. Please review website for specifics.

“The online master’s program was a great opportunity for me to continue working full-time and continue my education.”

You’ll focus on policy analysis, applied research, and public management skills.

education for those working in the healthcare industry.

BS graduates, the Second Degree

Improve the quality of care and organizational processes of healthcare

completed in just 17 months. This

institutions and learn effective strategies to save time and money.

To see more and to apply:


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traditional graduate programs: / online

Hybrid Programs

• Crime and Justice Studies


• Sociology and Anthropology

Earn your / graduate 508.999.8604


Ranked in the top 11% nationally for best value college, based on return on investment. – Payscale

Elizabeth Striegel Master’s in Public Policy

UMass Dartmouth Invest in Yourself brochure  

An overview of the offerings available through the Online and Continuing Education department.

UMass Dartmouth Invest in Yourself brochure  

An overview of the offerings available through the Online and Continuing Education department.