Campus Closing

The University of Massachusetts Boston campus is closed today, Monday, February 8. All classes and activities are canceled. For information, visit


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

Spring 2016
Registration for Spring 2016 is open. Classes begin week of February 1st. See academic calendar for important dates.

Summer 2016
Registration for Summer 2016 begins April 4th. See academic calendar for important dates.

Degree Programs

Certificate & Licensure Programs

Professional Development Programs

Visit 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.