Program Overview

  • Dean: Laurel Bongiorno, Ph. D.
  • Program Director: Tony Perriello, J.D.
  • Structure: Online, asynchronous activities include discussions, papers, projects, reports, case studies, and workplace-oriented assignments
  • Required Credit Hours: 36 credit hours
  • Format: Combines convenience of online instructor-led courses (24/7 access to lessons and assignment; highly collaborative through discussion, chat and email) with face-to-face learning in one residency
  • Annual Cycle: Six start dates per year—two per semester in spring, summer and fall
  • Course Duration: 6-week online terms
  • Degree Completion Time Frames:
    • Minimum: 2 years
    • Maximum: 6 years
  • Residency: Required residency taken in your first or second year
  • Graduate Commencement Ceremony: Annually in May, Champlain College, Burlington, VT
  • Application Process: Call a Graduate Admission Representative for term application deadlines
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • Online Information Sessions: Hear directly from the program director and an admissions representative as they explain what makes Champlain’s approach so effective
  • Admission: For information or to apply call toll-free (866) 441-0427 or email

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