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Advantages of UMass Amherst Online Courses

You know that online learning gives you the flexibility you need to prepare for emerging opportunities while you stay on the job, anywhere in the world.

What you may not know is that our online classes, degrees and certificate programs offer the same rigorous academic standards and outstanding university faculty as our regular on-campus programs.

Online learning at UMass Amherst offers you all the resources of a leading, accredited university with the benefit of:

  • 24-hour access to your classroom.
  • The opportunity to participate in your course according to your own schedule.
  • A lively, interactive environment that fosters networking and idea-sharing with professional colleagues.
  • Outstanding UMass Amherst instructors skilled at accommodating the diverse learning styles and needs of distance learners.
  • Access to the university’s vast electronic research holdings.

Discover why today’s discerning students are choosing distance learning at an unprecedented rate — and why UMass Amherst has gained a global reputation as a leader in the field of online education for advancing professionals.

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