Skip to main content

University of Massachusetts Boston

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON

Boston, Massachusetts
Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education
http://www.ccde.umb.edu

University of Massachusetts Boston was founded in 1964. It is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It first offered distance learning courses in 2001. In fall 2005, there were 1,163 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Ms. Katharine Grant Galaitsis, Director of Online Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, Corporate, Continuing, and Distance Education, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125-3393. Telephone: 617-287-7918. Fax: 617-287-7297. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BA Completer Program in Community Studies
BS Nursing–RN to BS
Certificate Community, Media, and Technology; Information Technology–Fundamentals of Information Technology
Graduate Certificate Critical and Creative Thinking (Focus on Creativity at Work); Education–Adapting Curriculum Frameworks for All Learners; Gerontology–Management of Aging Services track; Instructional Technology Design; Instructional Technology for Educators
MA Linguistics–Applied Linguistics, ESL concentration
MEd Counseling–Family Therapy Track; Counseling–Mental Health Counselingtrack; Counseling–Rehabilitation Counseling Track; Counseling–School Guidance track; Instructional Design
MS Gerontology–Management of Aging Services track
PMC Nursing–Gerontological/Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate —anthropology; archeology; biology; business administration, management and operations; classical and ancient studies; communication and media; community organization and advocacy; computer and information sciences; computer/information technology administration and management; computer science; criminal justice and corrections; economics; environmental/environmental health engineering; fine and studio art; history; international relations and affairs; languages (classics and classical); languages (Romance languages); liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; linguistic, comparative, and related language studies; management information systems; marketing; mathematics; music; natural resources and conservation related; nursing; nutrition sciences; political science and government; psychology; social sciences; sociology; statistics; technology education/industrial arts.
Graduate —biological and physical sciences; counseling psychology; criminal justice and corrections; education; educational/instructional media design; educational psychology; education (specific subject areas); English as a second/foreign language (teaching); gerontology; history; international relations and affairs; nursing; peace studies and conflict resolution; school psychology; sociology; special education; statistics; student counseling and personnel services; technology education/industrial arts.
Non-credit —agriculture and agriculture operations related; city/urban, community and regional planning; human services; landscape architecture; natural resources and conservation related; parks, recreation, and leisure related; urban studies/affairs.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"University of Massachusetts Boston." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"University of Massachusetts Boston." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-massachusetts-boston

"University of Massachusetts Boston." College Blue Book. . Retrieved September 23, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-massachusetts-boston

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.