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Massachusetts Online Colleges and Universities

Online Colleges in Massachusetts

Overview

Online degree programs provide students with another option to access higher education. Online education has two major advantages over traditional campus-based colleges: the ability to access programs that may not be available locally and the ability to take courses with flexible scheduling. These advantages are particularly important for people who work during the day and want to continue their education at night. For people wondering how online education works, students access the classroom over the internet.

To access lectures, most online colleges have education portals where students attend classes and can download assignments and other handouts. For some classes, participation in online chat session may be part of the course requirements. These chat sessions are used to promote student-teacher and student-student interactions. Lecture times vary depending on the course. For some courses, online lectures are at set times that students must attend, while others, allow students to download lectures and study on their own time. Exams types also vary by course and teacher. For soome courses, students are required to take tests during specific time periods, while others allow students to submit their work through the portal or by email. Some online degree programs are connected to a local college or university in Massachusetts. In these situations, some teachers allow students to meet with them in person during office hours.

For students who are considering online education, online colleges with campuses in Massachusetts are a great place to start. To save you time, we have compiled a list of schools with online degree programs below. For more information or to speak with an admissions counselor, click the request information button and we will send your contact information to the school of your choice. Be sure to have questions in mind when speaking with an admissions counselor. This will ensure that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision. Some good questions include: how do students access their classes, what are the typical course schedules and lecture times and how much do students interact with teachers and classmates.

Accreditations and affiliations: when speaking with an admissions counselor be sure to ask about the types of accreditations and affiliations the school has completed.

Online Colleges Accepting Students from Massachusetts

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Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Study at Wake Forest University, a university dedicated to educating the whole person since 1834.

  • Program Categories: Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Master
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You can fire up a new career with help from  Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts. We offer two programs for careers in the culinary industry, including culinary arts and pastry arts.

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  • Degrees: Certificate
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Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Program Categories: Education and Teaching
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate
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Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master
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About the University of South Carolina

  • Program Categories: Education and Teaching, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety
  • Degrees: Master
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The University of California, Riverside
Transforming Engineers into Leaders

If you’re seeking to elevate your technical expertise and take on leadership roles in today’s global workplace, the UC Riverside online Master of Science in Engineering can deliver the highly calibrated balance of scientific and business knowledge to help you reach your goals.

  • Program Categories: Engineering and Architecture
  • Degrees: Master
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If you want to make the world a better place, start at the University of San Francisco. Our 21st-century mission to create a more humane and just world comes alive in our diverse learning community and is broadened by our global orientation. You are challenged to reach higher standards and to use your education to promote justice and serve the common good. At the University of San Francisco, youll find the excellence inherent in an institution established over 150 years ago, and inherent in nearly five centuries of Jesuit education.

  • Program Categories: Business, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Master
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Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master
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