Bay Path College
Inspiring Ideas Since 1897
As one of the nation's best liberal arts colleges, Bay Path College is especially well prepared to produce leaders who are able to focus on success without losing sight of the bigger picture. A private, comprehensive institution conveniently located is western Massachusetts and only 90 miles from Boston, Bay Path was ranked for the 9th year in a row in the top tier of small, liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. With a wide range of graduate degrees, certificates, and concentrations, a vibrant graduate school community, a high-tech learning environment, and a level of individual attention typical of small liberal arts colleges, Bay Path offers an exception experience for the adult learner.
Our goal is to give students confidence in the fundamentals of their chosen field, the curiosity to question the ordinary, the leadership to show initiative, and the desire to make a difference.
Mission of Bay Path College
A pioneer in innovative professional graduate degrees, Bay Path College, through its focus on leadership, communication, and technology educates students to become confident and resourceful contributors to our increasingly interdependent world.
At Bay Path, classroom learning and real-life experience combine for a meaningful education. From our founding more than 100 years ago, we have emphasized a career-focused curriculum that prepares people to become professionals and leaders in their field. Our innovative programs have made us a pioneer among peers — just like the students we send out into the world.
The Graduate School at Bay Path College provides engaging programs for women and men to achieve career and personal goals. An outstanding graduate faculty, each professor balances the professional needs of students with traditional course work, class projects, specialized research and the use of information technology resources. Our accelerated, flexible and convenient programs make it possible for you to obtain a professional graduate degree program in one or two years so you can move up in your career or transition to a new field, all while you're working.
Hundreds of adult learners have graduated from our graduate and professional certificate programs. From these experiences, we know how you need to balance your commitments, your family, your work and your continued professional development. That's why our online graduate degree programs are designed for busy and successful adults like you—whether you want to advance in your current field or make a change to something new, the Graduate School at Bay Path College is the right place for you.
Online Graduate Degree experience at Bay Path College
Geared towards working adults, you can complete a full degree program online or you have the option to combine online classes with classroom study. Classes offered online means that you have the flexibility to complete the course work when it's convenient for you!
Nationally recognized and fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., Bay Path College has developed online learning graduate programs based on our thorough academic standards. Our online programs are delivered by the same outstanding faculty that teach on campus! You will receive the same high quality education as the students on campus.
Bay Path College is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC-CIHE), Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
- Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
- Master of Science in Strategic Fundraising and Philanthropy
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow MA 1106
Average Cost per Credit
New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above