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Program Details

Changing the world, one child at a time.
You have dedicated your life to the health and wellbeing of children. You, your colleagues and the families you work with are the village that helps hold our communities together.
At UMass UWW we recognize and respect your dedication and are committed to helping you finish your bachelor's degree 100% online with a focus in children's learning and development.
Designed for adults interested in or working for agencies and programs serving children, youth and families, this degree will help you develop the knowledge and enhance the skills you need to advance your career in the fields of education, child advocacy, youth and family programming, and administration.


Minimum admissions requirements are: 12 credits of college course work (a composition course is strongly recommended) and a 2.00 GPA. You have not already earned a bachelor's degree from a U.S. college or university.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education


The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama, Arkansas and Oregon.