Your Focus Is on Your Future. Our Focus Is on You.
For more than six decades, we’ve helped working adults like you transform their lives through education. Our 100% online degree programs are designed for students with big goals and busy lives. At UMass Global, you’ll find support every step of the way. We know that earning your degree means so much more than classes and assignments. It’s setting the foundation for career advancement, fulfilling your ambitions, and supporting your family for years to come.
Transfer Credits to Save Time and Tuition
Turn what you’ve already learned into credits toward your degree so you can graduate as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible. Explore multiple options for credit, including previous college courses, work experience, military training, and more.
Get Support When You Need It
We’re committed to your success. Your advisor will be your single point of contact to help you from admissions all the way through to graduation. You’ll also find support from the expert faculty who lead your courses, while specialists can assist you one-on-one with math, writing, and technology through our Center for Instructional Innovation.
Learn While You Earn
Balance work and school with 100% online courses. With six different session start dates throughout the year, you can begin your program when it’s most convenient for your schedule.
Join a Legacy of Learning
UMass Global has a 65-year history of helping adult students achieve their academic goals, including 15 years of pioneering online education.
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Degree Programs Built From the Job Up
Choose an online degree designed to help you advance in your career. Our coursework is developed to address what is needed in the working world. And our faculty consists mainly of scholar-practitioners, who are working professionals in addition to teaching for UMass Global. This ensures our coursework is directly relevant to the workplace.
BA in Applied Studies
Explore multicultural perspectives, sociological change, technological advances and leadership theories in today's workforce. This cross-disciplinary curriculum will build your technical and occupational skills and prepare you for success.
BA in Applied Studies, Applied Communications
This program prepares students for the world of communications by exploring traditional and modern forms of communication, as well as its history and how technology has impacted the way people interact with each other.
BA in Applied Studies, Applied Humanities
This program is well suited for those working in law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire authority and other professional industries looking for career advancement. It includes foundation courses like intercultural communication, media ethics and professional writing.
BA in Applied Studies, Leadership
This program is specifically tailored for the career needs of police officers, EMS workers, firefighters and other professionals looking to make an impact on their communities with positive change and exemplary leadership.
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Prepare for professional opportunities through an innovative and career-relevant curriculum. Gain a broad understanding of corporate environments and their complex functions to compete in today’s global economy.
BBA in Accounting
Develop business management, communication and marketing strategy skills, and prepare for a career in today’s global business marketplace.
BBA in Entrepreneurship
Prepare for a career in business with an online entrepreneurship degree program focused on small business financing, market research, consumer behavior and new product development.
BBA in Finance
This degree emphasizes business fundamentals while exploring such topics as financial management, investments, international finance and capital markets. Become competitive for jobs as a financial analyst, personal financial advisor, accountant, compliance officer and more.
BBA in Marketing
UMass Global's Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing program introduces you to principles of consumer behavior, research, international marketing, advertising and promotion strategy and new product development. These areas of expertise give graduates competitive advantages in an ever-growing field.
BBA in Supply Chain Systems
This degree program introduces students to project management, leadership, labor relations, organizational behavior and business information systems. They will hone their management abilities by learning to prioritize, plan, organize and solve problems while creating sustainable and efficient business processes.
Master in Business Administration (MBA)
This degree program provides the tools necessary to analyze business functions and processes, formulate effective business strategies and identify characteristics of effective leadership. A master’s in business administration can open doors for future jobs and advancement opportunities.
MBA, Accounting Emphasis
Prepare to launch and grow a rewarding career by earning an accounting MBA degree. In this competitive program, you’ll learn the essentials of financial reporting and analysis and develop the leadership skills to make strategic financial decisions.
MBA, Finance Emphasis
Businesses can’t succeed without strategic financial plans. In this MBA for finance professionals, you’ll gain both core business leadership and management skills as well as specialized knowledge of various types of investments and portfolio management, which is critical to helping competitive businesses thrive.
MBA, Marketing Emphasis
The MBA with an emphasis in marketing helps you build expertise in the principles of consumer behavior, research, international marketing, advertising and promotion strategy and new product development. Gain a competitive advantage in this ever-growing field.
BA in Communications and Media
Develop an interdisciplinary foundation to launch your career in social media, public relations, journalism, digital marketing, product and project management, media relations and communication strategy.
BA in Criminal Justice
Understand the justice system from a variety of viewpoints, including policing, victim advocacy, and forensics. Our criminal justice degree is created and taught by criminal justice and legal experts.
BA in Legal Studies
Focus your bachelor’s degree in law and examine a variety of contemporary legal issues, including conflict resolution and white-collar crime. You’ll learn to further understand the impact of major Supreme Court decisions on the American judicial system and society.
BA in Legal Studies, Business Law
This degree program is well-suited for students seeking a wide variety of business law-related careers, including those in employment law, intellectual property, and business transactions.
Bachelor of Business Administration, GIS and Data Analytics
Move your career forward with an online GIS degree designed in official partnership with Esri, a global leader in GIS software. Upskill and apply what you learn in class to your workplace from day one.
MBA, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
Learn to use industry-leading software, including Esri, and tools to gain business insights from data. With your MBA in data analytics, you’ll build the skills that employers look for—ones that apply in virtually any industry.
Master of GIS and Data Analytics
This online master’s program focuses on business analytics skills for practical decision-making in organizations. It equips students with data analytics, data interpretation, spatial methods, communication, ethics, and project leadership abilities.
AA in General Education
In this general education degree, you'll be introduced to a broad range of subjects, including written and oral communication, liberal studies, mathematics, history, art, philosophy, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Healthcare Administration
Bolster your career with our healthcare-focused BBA. UMass Global’s scholar-practitioner faculty will guide you so you can immediately apply what you learn in class on the job.
MBA, Healthcare Administration Emphasis
Healthcare is growing—and changing—rapidly. In this MBA for healthcare administration program, you’ll gain the skills you need to meet these new opportunities and lead healthcare organizations through market competition, major organizational restructuring, and government regulations on the health industry.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Human Resources
This degree program is ideal for those who are motivated to advance their careers in HR. Beyond the business courses, curriculum focuses on the principles of compensation and benefits, labor relations, legal concerns, and conflict resolution.
MBA, Human Resources Emphasis
Help guide your business toward responsible, successful management of its most important asset—its people—with an MBA in Human Resources. This program covers theories of compensation, practices of wage and salary administration, evaluation systems, performance appraisals, incentives, and more.
MS in Human Resources
Gain the skills and tools you need to maximize employee engagement and address cultural, regulatory, and behavioral issues in a diverse workforce. You’ll learn about strategic management, staffing, training and development, conflict and negotiation, employee benefits, and legal issues.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Information Systems Management
This program is ideal for those looking to find opportunities in information technology. The curriculum focuses on the principles of programming and computer systems, project management, data communications, network implementation, systems quality assurance and security.
BS in Information Technology
Propel your career forward with a degree in information technology. Develop skills in systems analysis, programming, communication and more.
BS in Information Technology, Project Management
Building upon the core Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, this emphasis in project management prepares students to manage all aspects of IT projects. From project planning to programming to implementation, you’ll have the skills and understanding to manage IT projects in any enterprise.
BA in Organizational Leadership
Grow the leadership and organizational development skills necessary to advance in any industry. This program equips innovative leaders to analyze opportunities, communicate vision and lead by example.
BA in Organizational Leadership, Organizational Administration
Cultivate leadership and interpersonal skills, exploring a broad range of subjects from conflict resolution to entrepreneurship.
BA in Organizational Leadership, Supply Chain Systems
This program enables students to navigate through the nuances of labor relations, understand information systems and effectively employ project management skills to implement strategies across supply chains.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership
This degree program introduces students to principles of organizational behavior, development and change, leadership theory and team building. Graduates will be responsible for finding solutions to problems, managing employees and helping their companies strengthen interpersonal relationships.
MA in Organizational Leadership
Move your career and company forward with a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree designed specifically for busy working adults.
MBA, Organizational Leadership Emphasis
Prepare to influence and transform your workplace by earning your master’s with a focus on organizational leadership. In this program, you’ll examine the role of values in ethical decision-making and develop personal philosophies of leadership to meet your organization’s objectives.
BA in Psychology
Follow a traditional path to earn your psychology bachelor’s degree that addresses the essentials of psychological science and thought. This degree provides a wide range of courses that focus on your specific interests.
BA in Psychology, Child Psychology
This program is designed for students interested in psychology and working with all children, especially those with various developmental challenges.
BA in Psychology, Industrial/Organizational
This degree is designed for students interested in applying their psychology degree in a business setting. You’ll learn how to address diversity issues, training, performance feedback and other personnel issues.
BA in Psychology, Preparation for Advanced Study in Counseling
Build upon your psychology degree with four courses that introduce you to the world of counseling. This focus prepares you for the advanced study necessary for a career in counseling.
BA in Psychology, Preparation for Advanced Study in Psychology
Build upon your bachelor’s degree with four courses that introduce you to different areas within the world of psychology. This concentration prepares you for graduate study.
MBA, Public Administration Emphasis
This accredited online degree combines the worlds of private-sector business and nonprofits into one program to help students strengthen highly desired skill sets including leadership, public service, ethics, and courage.
Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Prepare for public service in local and state agencies and nonprofit organizations with your Master of Public Administration degree. You’ll learn to solve problems and help communities. Customize your experience with a set of electives in accounting, leadership, marketing, and computer science.
MPA, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Emphasis
Data is king everywhere. We may think of it only in the corporate world, but it’s just as true in government, nonprofits, and other organizations where MPA graduates can often be found. This four-course concentration in business intelligence and data analytics will prepare you for opportunities in this data-driven world.
MPA, Healthcare Administration Emphasis
An aging population creates higher demand for quality healthcare. Are you positioned to be a part of that wave? This four-course concentration in healthcare administration gives our Master of Public Administration graduates the additional focused knowledge to succeed in healthcare organizations.
MPA, Organizational Leadership Emphasis
Prepare for public service in local and state agencies and nonprofit organizations with a master’s in public administration focused specifically on organizational leadership. You’ll learn to manage people, analyze the political sources of public policy and political behavior, conduct research, and apply the ethical standards of law to the policy process.
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