Classes

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UMass Amherst offers a huge selection of online classes that let you keep moving ahead with your degree no matter where you go, and on your schedule.

(Many on-campus classes are offered as well.)

  • Work toward early graduation.
  • Make up credits to keep your graduation date on track.
  • Satisfy requirements that never quite fit into your normal class schedule.

Class Search

Use our interactive class search tool to find your course. Current or matriculated students can also browse courses directly in SPIRE.

Online Learning

Online learning gives you the flexibility you need to prepare for emerging opportunities while you stay on the job, anywhere in the world.
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University-Scheduled Classes (Non-CPE)

Only Undergraduates in degree programs and Non-Degree Undergraduate students offered through CPE can enroll in University-Scheduled classes.
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Independent Study or Practicum

Processes vary per semester or term.
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Thesis or Dissertation (Summer Session)

To enroll, first ensure you have a SPIRE summer enrollment appointment.
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Alabama and Arkansas Residents

We regret that Continuing & Professional Education at UMass Amherst cannot enroll residents of Alabama or Arkansas due to laws of those states pertaining to distance education.
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