About UNE Online

Regionally accredited and highly ranked – 100% online graduate degrees and certificates

Logo for NECHE, the Nw England Commission on Higher EducationUNE Online, through the College of Professional Studies, strives to enhance, expand and enrich learning opportunities in online programs. UNE Online is highly invested in the success of each enrolled student from application to graduation and beyond.

It is through a student-centered approach that we are able to uphold a solid commitment to our students to ensure that you receive a high-quality, rigorous education that provides you a true return on your investment in your professional career.


The University of New England College of Professional Studies:

  • Commits to excellence in education in a diverse and inclusive global classroom environment by supporting our student population with high-quality, accessible, and learner-centered course design
  • Provides student and alumni opportunities to promote career development and advancement
  • Develops leaders that meaningfully impact people, communities, and our planet
  • Cultivate and support diversity by promoting professionalism, ethical behavior, cultural humility, communication and leadership 
  • Meets the needs of industry stakeholders by providing career ready students while adapting to the needs of the changing workforce


The mission of the University of New England College of Professional Studies is to support student-centered lifelong learning opportunities through innovative, accessible, and relevant programming. 


CPS Values:

  • Critical analysis of and contribution to the scholarship across the disciplines represented by CPS programs 
  • Exploration and synthesis of theory and the utilization of practice-focused research and data 
  • Developing habits of the mind oriented to ethical and evidence-based decision making 
  • Effective and culturally aware communication with diverse industry stakeholders and professional colleagues
  • Development of leaders who actively contribute to their field in service of the greater good
  • Accessibility to high-quality educational experiences for a diverse student body supported by dedicated faculty,  instructional designers, and student support specialists

      College of Professional Studies (CPS)

      Our team provides UNE’s online graduate students a dynamic, learner-centered, multi-dimensional distance learning experience. Online learning at UNE is specifically designed to accommodate professional schedules while striving to foster collaborative learning communities within all UNE Online programs and courses. Click here for a complete list of graduate degrees, certificates and courses offered by UNE Online. 

      1. At the very start – your application

      When you begin your application, you will have a dedicated Enrollment Counselor available to you, to guide you throughout the admissions process.

      2. The process – success through support

      At UNE, we believe that a successful student is a supported student. To that end, as an online student, we offer you a variety of academic, technical, and administrative support to assist you on your academic journey.

      3. Your student support specialist

      Upon acceptance into your program, your Student Support Staff member is your contact within the UNE system, providing support and acting as your advocate within the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.


      UNE Online programs continue to be frequently recognized

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