Try classes before you apply, add new skills to your resume, or take classes that aren't offered anywhere else.
You have the option to take up to 15 credits before applying to Isenberg Online or while your application is being processed. You can also take stand-alone classes to advance your expertise or transfer to another academic institution without formally enrolling.
The “Try a Class” or "A la Carte" option is ideal for people who want to:
Get to Know Us
Decide if Isenberg Online is the right fit for you – and earn credits and expertise at the same time. Classes will be transferred to your undergraduate record. There is no grade requirement to transfer classes.
Earn credits that will help you get ahead in your program, catch up or graduate early.
Taking stand-alone classes can advance your knowledge and expertise, and increase your value to future employers.
Follow a Passion
Take a class based solely on your interests and passions, like the “History of Baseball in America” or "Internet Marketing".
Keep Your Own Schedule
Pace yourself around the demands of your work and home life with the flexibility of online classes.
Transfer Credits to Your School
Students from other institutions can take advantage of Isenberg Online’s outstanding offerings and transfer credits from UMass.
Not sure where to start?
Based on feedback from past undergraduate students and the advice of our faculty, we’ve come up with a list of suggested first classes that could apply to your degree.
Fundamentals of Marketing (MARKETNG 301)
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism (HT-MGT 100)
Introduction to Business Information Systems (OIM 210)