Program and Curricular Matters

Program and Curricular Matters

UMass Amherst strives to offer the most innovative and rigorous academic programming possible for the benefit of not only our students, but also the outstanding faculty who instruct them. Below you’ll find a number of resources on creating and maintaining courses and programs that fit this vision.

Learn more about the process of proposing or changing degree programs, certificates, and minors at UMass Amherst.

The Academic Quality Assessment and Development (AQAD) process is a component of the UMass System’s Performance Measurement System and is required of all academic units. The primary purpose of the AQAD is to assess the core academic functions of teaching, learning, research/professional/creative activity, public service, and academic outreach on a regular basis.

Learn more about the process of getting approval on new courses and changes to existing courses at UMass Amherst.

Important resources for UMass Amherst faculty looking to teach or individuals or companies to rent space at the university’s Mount Ida Campus.