College of Advancing and Professional Studies

Online Learning

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Welcome to Distance Learning & Online Education at UMass Boston. We offer a number of online courses, certificate, and degree programs, as well as professional development programs.

Credit Courses - Degree Programs - Certificate & Licensure Programs - Professional Development Programs - Discover Online Learning - Student Guide - Visit UMassOnline - State Eligibility

Credit Courses

Summer 2017
Registration for Summer 2017 begins April 3rd. See academic calendar for important dates.

Degree Programs

Certificate & Licensure Programs

Professional Development Programs

Discover Online Learning

Student Guide

Student Guide for Online Courses (474kb pdf)

Visit UMassOnline

UMassOnline.net is your gateway to all online courses and programs offered by the University of Massachusetts System in addition to UMass Boston.

State Eligibility

UMass Boston is not currently accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states. Please contact your state’s Board of Education for details. Click here for contact information, and more on distance education authorization in other states.