"I've always wanted to finish. Getting my degree through UMass Amherst is an investment in my life and career."

-UWW student

areas of study

design a program of study that works for YOU. 

At UMass University Without Walls (UWW) you will work with your own faculty advisor to design an individualized program of study- called a concentration- that meets YOUR educational and professional goals and leads to degree completion.

Build your concentration by choosing from hundreds of online courses offered by over 40 academic departments and taught by experienced UMass Amherst instructors. Or take advantage of blended or on-campus courses. 

advance your career. change your life. 

Online courses are available to support a wide range of high-demand areas of study. Or you may decide to study something completely different. The choice is yours.

Explore our list of online courses and check out what our recent graduates studied to get a sense of how flexible it can be.