Program Overview

Dean: Laurel Bongiorno, Ph. D.

Program Director: Tony Perriello, J.D.

Structure: Online, asynchronous activities, including discussions, papers, projects, reports, case studies and workplace-oriented assignments.

Required Credit Hours: 33 credit hours

Format: Combines convenience of online instructor-led courses (24/7 access to lessons and assignments; 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: 5 days of required residency at our campus in Burlington, VT. Includes in-depth workshops with peers and faculty from the program, along with professional development and networking sessions with students from other Champlain College online graduate programs.

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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