Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog

Online & Continuing Education


Online & Continuing Education 

About Online & Continuing Education

Online & Continuing Education extends educational opportunities to students whose lives may not permit conventional college attendance. By collaborating with the colleges, Online & Continuing Education provides specified programs to students who seek flexibility to achieve their academic goals. Courses are conveniently scheduled throughout the calendar year to best meet the needs of online and adult students.
Online & Continuing Education is committed to providing access to a quality education whether the interest is one course or the earning of a degree or certificate. Most courses are offered online and some are offered face-to-face or in a blended format. Online & Continuing Education schedules courses during the primary semesters of fall and spring; and also, in a 3 week winter intersession and multiple summer sessions.

Students who attend the university through Online & Continuing Education typically work full-time, have family responsibilities and must fit college courses into their busy life in order to achieve their goal of earning a college degree. Online & Continuing Education serves students of all ages, including those who may have had to defer continuing their education for significant periods of time after high school or after beginning college. Online & Continuing Education offers support services to assist students in meeting their academic goals.

Hallmarks of Online & Continuing Education are its:
  • Variety of online degree and certificate programs.
  • Flexible learning format, tailored to the needs of adult students.
  • Summer and winter Intersession courses available for all students.
  • Opportunities to explore personal interests through courses.
  • Ease of registration.
  • Helpful and supportive staff.

To learn more, call 508-999-9202 or e-mail: online@umassd.edu

Registration & Payment Information

There are a couple ways to register for courses: Online through COIN (via myUMassD, the COIN link is under QuickLaunch) or online through the Course Schedule page found at umassd.edu/online.

For registration questions, call 508-999-8857 or e-mail: uec@umassd.edu

Degree & Application Information

UMass Dartmouth offers an open, rolling admissions policy and program for online and adult students. This provides degree candidates with an ongoing and user friendly process for initiating degree candidacy.

Online Graduate Degree Programs

The following are the online graduate programs offered through Online & Continuing Education:

  • MS in Accounting
  • Master of Art Education (MAE)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MS in Computer Science
  • MS in Healthcare Management
  • MS in Nursing
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • MS in Technology Management

 

Online Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
 
Online Graduate Certificate Programs
  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Foundations
  • Computer Science
  • Educational Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Public Management
  • Supply Chain Management