Pathways to Advanced Degrees

Are you an undergraduate student thinking about going to graduate school? From online MBAs to law school agreements, Champlain College offers undergraduate students a variety of direct pathways to advanced degrees.

Champlain Undergraduate to Champlain Graduate Pathways

Through Champlain College Online, you can seamlessly go from undergraduate to graduate student, enhancing your skills and career opportunities.

  • Free and fast application
  • Competitive tuition at $595/credit
  • Preferred admission to undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Doesn't require GMAT/GRE or essays for application

Stiller School of Business to a Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Apply your Stiller School of Business coursework to a graduate degree and become an in-demand business professional. Learn to

  • strategically influence change and drive results,
  • leverage your strengths and those of your team, and
  • use systems thinking to guide organizational decisions.

MBA Focus Areas


(Available Fall '23)

Business Analytics

Develop the skills needed to organize and explore data, assess the value of information in an organization, and apply business analytics techniques to meet your organization's objectives.


(Available Fall '23)


(Available Fall '23)

Health Care Administration

Enhance your healthcare career and gain essential knowledge of healthcare system design and innovation, information systems, finance, law, and project management.

Human Resource Management

Gain a deeper understanding of the role of human resources in organizational leadership and learn how to use HR functions to advance the mission and strategic goals of an organization .


Establish yourself as an effective leader to successfully promote change in organizations, collaborate with diverse groups of people, and consider new perspectives to work toward a common goal.


(Available Fall '23)

Positive Organization Development

Become a more effective champion of positive change within your organization and gain a foundation in the philosophies, theories, applications, and practices of positive organization development. Complete the MBA core courses, plus the following: Foundations of Positive Organizational Development, Creating Cultures of Wellbeing, Advanced Applications of Appreciative Inquiry, Strength Based Assessment & Analysis Methods.

Project Management

(Available Fall '23)

Public Administration

(Available Fall '23)

Graduate School Admission Agreements

Champlain also provides select graduate school advantages through admission agreements with programs at New York Law School, New York University, and Vermont Law School. Champlain established these agreements in order to give students seamless opportunities to continue their studies.

Law School Agreements

New York Law School (NYLS)

Champlain has partnered with New York Law School so highly qualified Legal Studies students from Champlain College, upon recommendation from the program director, may be admitted on a merit scholarship to either the Two-Year Juris Doctor Program or the traditional Three-Year Juris Doctor Program. The minimum annual scholarship is $25,000 for the two-year program and $15,000 for the three-year program, and guaranteed housing is provided by NYLS.

New York University (NYU)

Champlain College has a special agreement with NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Students with a G.P.A. of 3.25 or greater can be granted "auto-admission" to one of 14 Master's programs offered through NYU, including an M.S. in Management and Systems and an M.S. in Global Affairs.

Vermont Law School (VLS)

Champlain's articulation agreement with VLS guarantees admission into Vermont Law School's J.D. or Joint J.D./M.S.E.L. degree program to Champlain College students who successfully complete Champlain's requirements for the bachelor's degree (BA or BS) and meet all entrance requirements.