Western New England College (WNEC) was established as an off-site evening division of Northeastern College in 1919. The school became an independent body in 1951 and has, since then, been offering undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degree programs through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Law and Pharmacy. To date, WNEC has over 40 programs and there are plans of adding more programs to the curriculum in the near future. Most of WNEC’s degree programs are available on campus however, a few programs can be completed online.
Western New England College’s offers four online degree programs. These are the Online Bachelor of Business Administration, Online Master of Business Administration, Online Master of Business Administration (Sport Program), and the Online Master of Education (Curriculum and Instruction). The Graduate Studies and Adult Learning branch also offers online and online blended courses. For information on the online programs available and each program’s admission requirements, visit the Western New England College website.
The tuition fees charged by the Western New England College for its online programs vary depending on the level of the academic program. Generally, the cost per credit unit of online undergraduate courses cost less than courses at the graduate and post-graduate levels. To help make the cost more affordable, financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and payment plans are in place and can be availed of by qualified students. Details on financial aid packages can be requested from the Office of Financial Aid.
Western New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Association of American Colleges, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Massachusetts.