Attain the highest proficiency in your field as you earn credentials that are respected around the globe — and become part of a network of colleagues whose support and alliances accompany you throughout your career.
Build a degree that works for you and lets you keep working while you learn — or boost your career with one of our online or low-residency professional track programs.
Enjoy maximum flexibility, with round-the-clock access to the classroom and 24/7 technical support — whether you’re checking out a new field or cementing your credentials with an advanced degree.
Position yourself for emerging opportunities — without the time and expense of a long-term academic program.
Getting to the next level in your career doesn’t happen alone. Gain access to industry experts with the inside perspective that gives you the advantage — whether you’re prepping for licensure, growing a business, or seeking hard-to-find specialized training.
Independent study/practicum gives you the opportunity to earn undergraduate credit through an individually designed course of study.
Catch up, get ahead, earn Gen Ed credits, or take a course for the joy of learning during UMass Amherst Summer Session. There are summer classes and programs for high school students, incoming first-year students, undergraduate and graduate students, international students, and lifelong learners. Registration for Summer classes begins in early March.
Enroll in one of the UMass Amherst green programs or courses and ready yourself for a position in the green marketplace. Choose from entire, self-designed, Bachelor's degree completion programs or take a non-credit course to boost your green credentials.