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UMassOnline allows you to attend the same high-quality programs and learn from the world-class faculty as students at the campus of Dartmouth. Students from all over the world are finding a mix of exceptional accredited programs, flexible options and great value. 

  • Same degree earned by on-campus students
  • Faculty committed to meeting student needs
  • Rigorous academic requirements
  • 24/7 Tech support

Lowell offers online education through a number of academic schools.

Charlton College of Business 

The Charlton College of Business (CCB) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. CCB understands that the world of tomorrow will be built by the students in our classes now, students like you. Our goal is to help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to be progressive business leaders and good citizens.  CCB offers  undergraduate majors and minors, and graduate certificates and programs. Your educational experience will consist of:

  • Classroom discussions and group projects engaging you in learning
  • Internships that will develop your practical skills and build your resume
  • Study abroad opportunities that can broaden your thinking and understanding of the global environment, different cultures and the world market and
  • Student organizations like DECA and Enactus give you an opportunity to practice your business skills, have fun, and make a difference.

Charlton’s professors combine strong academic credentials and diverse corporate, entrepreneurial and consulting experience. They are passionate about teaching you business theory and the practical application of your knowledge. Studying business in the CCB encourages your creativity, reinforces your integrity, and strengthens your work ethic. We can build a better future together.

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College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is the largest college at UMass Dartmouth, offering 21 majors and enrolling nearly half of all undergraduate students. Our five graduate programs are highly competitive because of the individually tailored academic experiences. The School of Education is housed within the college and offers graduate degrees and teacher licensure programs. In addition, CAS offers online undergraduate and graduate degrees.

A UMass Dartmouth degree in the arts and sciences exposes you to new ideas, various cultures, and creative encounters. You’ll develop and hone the critical thinking and problem-solving skills essential for your success in your career and in life. It is our intention to help you learn to integrate theoretical knowledge and practical learning experiences to prepare you for a changing world.

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College of Engineering 

The College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth consists of the following six departments: bioengineering, civil and environmental engineering, computer and information science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and physics. All departments offer bachelor’s masters, Ph.D. degrees and graduate certificate programs.

The College has approximately 1,200 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. The faculty consists of 65 full time professors with degrees from some of the most prestigious universities in the US and abroad. Departments operate modern teaching and research laboratories and state of the art computer facilities. Faculty of the College of Engineering are involved in state-of-the-art research sponsored by national agencies and industry.

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College of Nursing 

The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers a nationally recognized comprehensive nursing program where you will develop nursing values, skills and competencies foundational to your future nursing career. It is accredited by the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  From our modern nursing labs to our outstanding faculty and local clinical partners, you will be prepared to begin your nursing career as well as graduate study.

Our curriculum guides you starting with your:

  • Freshmen year of foundational courses in sciences and professional concepts for nursing practice and theory.
  • Second year , you will begin your clinical courses and
  • Junior and senior years you will continue building on foundational skills
  • At the end of your senior year, you will select a clinical site for your mentorship and be partnered with a professional nurse in that setting to ready you the national licensing exam (NCLEX) and entry into your nursing career.
  • Your mentorship placement often leads to your first job as a licensed registered nurse.

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Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education

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