The University of Massachusetts President and Board of Trustees created UMassOnline in 2001 to meet the online educational needs of people locally, nationally, and internationally by offering accredited educational programs via interactive, Internet-based learning systems.
With 95 of the University's degrees and certificates now available online, and more than 1500 online courses offered annually, UMassOnline is proud to be helping busy professionals, lifelong learners, and students worldwide continue their education, enhance their careers, and enrich their lives no matter where they're located.
UMassOnline is your entry into the University of Massachusetts' online courses, certificates, degree programs, and corporate/professional education opportunities. Recognized as one of the top universities in the United States, the University of Massachusetts has been a leader in distance education for over 25 years. Now you can leverage the power of the five-campus University by getting your UMass degree online.
The University of Massachusetts campuses at Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell and the Medical School are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which accredits schools in the six New England states.
The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is an advocate of educational quality and its improvement. Membership in the Association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.
Many of each campus' schools and colleges are also accredited by discipline-specific agencies.
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
- Computing Sciences Accreditation Board
- National Association of Schools of Art and Design
- National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
- National League for Nursing
- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education