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Think Beyond Your Bachelor's

Next step: Graduate School

From business to law, engineering to pharmacy, science to sport management, no other university our size gives you the unique range of academic offerings and the personalized learning experiences available to you at Western New England. Our breadth of bachelor, master’s, doctoral, professional, and certificate programs, more than 100 in all, gives you the freedom to customize your education in ways that will make you stand out in the job market. At WNE, you'll increase your earning potential—for your lifetime.

Continue your studies with the school and faculty you know

  • Many master’s programs can be completed part-time, entirely online, enabling you to start your career anywhere while earning an advanced degree at WNE.
  • Full-time students can continue to live on campus and enjoy convenient access to on-grounds amenities.
  • Study with faculty mentors who inspire and support your research and scholarship.
  • WNE bachelor’s graduates are eligible to receive two free graduate courses. Learn more about graduate courses.


Choose Your Path

As an undergraduate student at WNE, you have multiple entry points to connect your bachelor’s experience to wide-ranging opportunities to study at the graduate level. Here’s how you can create a dynamic and attention-grabbing academic profile all your own.

1. Five-Year Bachelor/Master's Programs

  • Get a head start on grad school and finish your master’s in one year.
  • Enroll in graduate courses your senior year that will count toward your master’s.
  • Transition straight into your master’s program upon finishing your bachelor’s program.
  • Get the GMAT waived if you plan on pursuing a master’s with the College of Business.
  • Save time and money!
  • Eligible candidates must have junior standing and completed at least 30 credits at WNE.
  • College of Business master’s programs require a GPA of at least a 3.3 for admission to the five-year pathway.
  • College of Engineering master’s programs require a GPA of at least a 3.0 for admission to the five-year pathway.
  • Current WNE students will apply through Graduate Admissions. Only the application form will be required.

2. Enroll in Graduate Courses as an Undergraduate

  • Get a feel for graduate study and get a head start on your master’s at WNE.
  • Enroll in graduate courses your senior year at WNE while you finish your bachelor's.
  • Save time and money if you decide to enroll in a master’s program with WNE.
  • Eligible students need to have completed at least 30 credits with WNE, with a cumulative WNE GPA of at least a 3.0.
  • When stated, prerequisite requirements will need to be satisfied in order to be eligible for a course.
  • Current WNE students will work with their advisor to take next steps to register for a graduate course.

3. Pursue Graduate School After Your Bachelor's Degree


Contact Information

Graduate Studies
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684

800-325-1122, ext. 1517
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