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"UWW gave me the opportunity to put together a program of study that makes sense to me...I've used that experience to have a very rewarding career." -UWW alum

design your own

the freedom to build what works for you.

Your education should be a reflection of who you are, where you've been and where you're heading. UMass UWW gives you the freedom to design an individualized program of study- called a concentration- that meets YOUR educational and professional goals.

We don't believe in cookie cutter degrees. It's been a long road for you, and you deserve better than that. At UMass UWW, you can choose from hundreds of 100% online courses offered by dozens of academic departments and taught by experienced UMass Amherst instructors to create a program of study that meets your needs. Or take advantage of blended or on-campus courses. Explore our list of online courses to get a sense of how flexible it can be.  

And your own personal academic advisor will be there to help you every step of the way. Contact us to learn more about designing your own program of study.