UMass Amherst has a dedicated Veteran Services Office to assist you with your military benefits and available tuition assistance.
As an online student, you have special privileges at the UMass Amherst Library. You can access articles and other materials online, you can speak with a subject specialist librarian and you can order print materials delivered to your home.
You do not need to have prior business education to be admitted.
What should I include in my personal statement? How long should it be?
Your personal statement should be 2-3 pages long, discussing how your experiences led to your decision to apply for a UMass Amherst degree program. Describe your educational goals, including the focus of your academic interests, as well as how you think UMass Amherst can help you meet these goals.
What courses can I transfer to UMass?
As a general guide, a course will transfer if:
Courses will generally not transfer if it was:
Will my military credits transfer?
UMass Amherst applies the same standards to credits for military education as those applied to coursework from accredited colleges and universities. The AARTS military transcript is available in electronic format only and may be requested via the Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript System (AARTS) website.
Can I double major or minor in an Isenberg degree?
How many hours should I expect to spend on an online course?
You should expect to put in at least ten hours of course work per week for a three-credit course in the fall or spring semesters. Courses are also offered over ten, eight, five and three-week sessions. The shorter the session, the more rigorous the time commitment.