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University of Massachusetts Boston


Boston, Massachusetts
Corporate, Continuing and Distance Education

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]


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


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.

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