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Whatever your goals, UMass Lowell has affordable, career-focused, transfer-friendly courses built to help you succeed

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Over 600 online and on-campus course options to choose from

Earn college credits as you need them — quickly, affordably and conveniently. With hundreds of course options available in areas such as information technology, business, cybersecurity, engineering, healthcare, accounting and psychology, you are sure to find the right course that fits your goals.

Classes are led by world-renowned faculty and instructors with real-world experience dedicated to providing a high-quality, interactive learning experience.

You can build skills to move your career forward, earn credits to transfer or test drive a course before committing to a program at UMass Lowell. There is no long-term commitment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, all you need to do is fill out a Non-Degree Registration Form to register for the course. If necessary, please make sure you have the required course prerequisites before registering.
You may take as many undergraduate classes as you wish prior to being admitted into a degree program. At the graduate level, you may only take two courses (6 credits) prior to being matriculated into a degree program.
Although we offer a variety of scholarships and financial aid options, they are only available to students who have been accepted to a degree or certificate program. Students may take advantage of our payment plans to split the cost into small monthly payments.
Although the tuition rate varies slightly based upon the program, undergraduate tuition for most online courses for Spring 2024 is $1140. Graduate tuition for many online courses is $1800. Please see our tuition and fees page for additional information.
The credits you earn can be transferred to more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. offering similar programs. Please see your institution's transfer policy to ensure UMass Lowell's college credits are transferable.
Spring courses are available in a variety of lengths throughout the year: from 8-, 10-, 12- or 15-weeks. Choose the course length that works best for you.
Please contact the instructor of the course to request a permission number. If the course is offered through the Manning School of Business, please email ManningSchoolofBusiness@uml.edu for undergraduate courses or mba@uml.edu for graduate courses
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