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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: Distance Learning Programs


North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Professional and Continuing Education

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was founded in 1895. It is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It first offered distance learning courses in 1995. In fall 2004, there were 115 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 David Pedro, Academic Advisor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Professional and Continuing Education, 139 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02721. Telephone: 508-678-3636. Fax: 508-678-1765. E-mail: [email protected]


Programs offered do not lead to a degree or other formal award.


Undergraduate— astronomy and astrophysics; chemistry; English; ethnic, cultural minority, and gender studies; geography and cartography; history; music; nursing; physics; sociology; technical and business writing.

Graduate— computer and information sciences; nursing; technical and business writing.

Non-credit— communications technology; computer programming; computer software and media applications.

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