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An Inside Look

From its flagship MBA to the internationally acclaimed PhD in Behavior Analysis, Western New England University offers a diverse portfolio of master’s, doctoral, and combined-degree programs. 

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Master’s and Doctoral Programs

College of Business
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
• Master of Science in Accounting
• M.S. in Accounting Forensic Accounting & Fraud Investigation Concentration
• Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
• J.D./M.B.A.
• J.D./M.S. in Accounting
• J.D./M.S. in Organizational Leadership
• Pharm.D./M.B.A.
• Pharm.D./M.S. in Organizational Leadership
• Leadership Certificate Program

College of Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
• M.S. in Electrical Engineering Mechatronics Concentration
• Master of Science in Engineering Management
• Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
• M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics Concentration
• Ph.D. in Engineering Management
• Master of Science in Engineering Management/M.B.A. Combined Degree
• J.D./M.S. in Engineering Management Combined Degree
• Green Belt Certificate Program
• Risk Analysis Certificate Program
• Engineering Supply Chain Certificate Program

College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Arts in Communication
• Master of Arts in English for Teachers
• Master of Arts in Mathematics for Teachers
• Master of Education in Elementary Education
• Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
• Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
• Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis
• Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis

Programs are also offered through the College of Pharmacy and the School of Law.

Leveraging the strengths of these disciplines, Western New England provides a highly personal educational experience delivered through convenient online, hybrid, and in-class formats.

Whether it is a better job, financial security, or personal satisfaction . . . whatever your end goal is for earning an advanced degree, graduate study at Western New England University can help you shine above the rest.

Flexible and accessible
• Our beautiful New England campus is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, easily accessible from the Mass Pike and Interstate 91.
• Pursue your studies full or part time.
• Online and hybrid (blend of online
and in class) courses are available.
• Four 11-week graduate terms offer multiple entry points for most programs.
• Earn your master’s degree in as few as 15 months studying part time or just one year studying full time.

Earned excellence through accreditations
Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—AACSB International. The College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Programs at the School of Law are accredited by the ABA. The doctoral program in Behavior Analysis is accredited by the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). The University is regionally accredited by the New England Association for Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Faculty focused on you
With an average class size of 20 students, you will work closely with our full-time faculty members who bring outstanding professional and academic credentials to the classroom.
• On average, 85% of graduate courses are taught by full-time faculty.
• 90% of faculty members hold their terminal degrees.

College of Business
In a rapidly changing global environment, an advanced degree in business is no longer an option—it’s essential to propelling your career to the next level. Our M.B.A., M.S. in Accounting, and M.S. in Organizational Leadership programs continue to evolve to reflect the cross-disciplinary learning that is a hallmark of Western New England. Recognizing the value of an advanced degree in business, we offer accelerated programs that combine with law, engineering, or pharmacy to prepare students for leadership roles.

College of Engineering
Whether you’re a working professional looking to bolster your credentials or an international student looking to apply your skills back home, an engineering degree from Western New England University is the perfect educational foundation. Our small class sizes provide plenty of individual attention from our outstanding, nationally recognized faculty. You’ll be working one-on-one with full-time faculty members in our modern labs on cutting-edge research in such areas as renewable energy, acoustics filtrations, and mechatronics.

College of Arts and Sciences
From communication to education, creative writing to behavior analysis, Western New England University is gaining an excellent reputation for itself and its graduates as a leader in these disciplines. These diverse disciplines share a common bond: quality.
Whether studying on campus or online, you will take your career to the next level through the insights and inspiration of our outstanding graduate faculty. Our teaching programs in Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Education, English, and Mathematics are taught by faculty with years of expertise as classroom teachers. In our master’s and doctoral programs in Behavior Analysis, you will have opportunities to work collaboratively with some of the best minds in the field. Students in the Creative Writing program learn from our own award-winning faculty and visiting authors and agents.

Affordable quality
Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
• Western New England’s graduate tu
ition rates are among some of the most affordable in New England.
• Employer reimbursement payment plans and company direct pay options are available to help you finance your studies.
• Visit wne.edu/grad for current tuition rates.



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48 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis              
Communication Studies                
Creative Writing                
Curriculum & Instruction                
Electrical Engineering            
Elementary Education                
Engineering Management          
Evening MBA Programs                
General MBA            
JD / Law Programs                
Journalism & Mass Media                
LLM's - Masters of Law                
MBA - Accounting            
MBA - Leadership            
MBA/JD Programs              
Mechanical Engineering                
Organizational Studies & Leadership            
PharmD Programs                
Teaching English              
Teaching Math                
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Student Body

1,221 students

567 full-time

654 part-time




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