Simmons College offers online master's degree programs designed to educate and prepare you to become a leader in your profession. Through a blend of live, online classes; self-paced coursework; and experiential learning, Simmons' online graduate programs make it possible to earn an advanced degree without relocating to Boston, Massachusetts.
Simmons offers the following master's programs online:
BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons, the online Master of Science in Behavior Analysis from Simmons College, prepares students for leadership roles in the implementation, evaluation, and administration of applied behavior analytic principles and methods. The curriculum focuses on contemporary research and the science of behavior and incorporates a robust mentoring component throughout the program. Simmons' on-campus behavior analysis programs boast an average 79 percent pass rate for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) examination, and our graduates are able to apply the knowledge they cultivate in the program to a variety of fields.
Communications@Simmons prepares students to become leaders who achieve their organizational, professional, and personal goals through a strategic integration of communications theory and practice. The rigorous, practice-based curriculum ensures that students develop the key skills and competencies necessary to successfully navigate the shifting landscape of the digital world. Simmons’ faculty are scholars and practitioners who provide individualized attention to students, guiding their professional and personal development through hands-on engagement.
HealthCareMBA@Simmons, the online Master of Business Administration in Health Care program from Simmons College School of Management, is designed for working professionals who are passionate about health care and aim to become leaders with health care providers, insurance providers, and providers of products and services to the health care industry. By combining the strengths of our nationally recognized MBA program with an extensive health management curriculum, our rigorous Health Care MBA program integrates theory and practice and provides students with the best of both worlds — greater depth in health care management than an MBA alone, and sharper analytical and critical thinking skills than other types of health management advanced degrees.
MBA@Simmons, the online Master of Business Administration program from Simmons College School of Management, will prepare you for leadership and management roles in today's fast-changing, competitive business landscape. With a unique emphasis on women's leadership, the curriculum is designed to help you define your own leadership style and cultivate practical skills through rigorous experiential learning. MBA@Simmons faculty members will focus on you as an individual, providing you with the support and education you need to lead change and improve organizational effectiveness.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program is designed to give students the real-world skills needed to positively impact public health and address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. Students analyze how population health is shaped by factors such as economics, environment, education, occupation, race, and other systems of advantage and disadvantage. Additionally, students learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to effectively design, implement, and evaluate programs, policies, and campaigns targeted at improving population health equity.
Designed for licensed registered nurses (RNs) who aim to become Family Nurse Practitioners, Nursing@Simmons delivers the renowned nursing degree programs of the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) in an innovative, online format. Through scholarship, clinical expertise, and interdisciplinary collaboration, Nursing@Simmons prepares you with the skills and knowledge needed to become an effective nursing leader and treat patients and families across the life span.
SocialWork@Simmons is the online Master of Social Work (MSW) from Simmons School of Social Work, the nation's first school of social work. Like our on-campus program, the online MSW degree program blends classes with experience in the field to actively prepare you to become a competent and confident clinical social worker. We take a hands-on approach to online learning that allows you to experience a rigorous social work education within a collaborative and interactive online environment. Our field placement team works with you to find meaningful clinical internships in your own community.
Since 1902, the Simmons College School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) has helped students build exceptional careers in their field. Ranked in the top 10 nationwide, and No. 1 for Archives and Preservation, SLIS offers the opportunity to earn your master's degree online with a concentration in Archives, Information Science and Technology, or a post-master's certificate in Digital Stewardship.
If you are interested in learning more about Simmons' online master's programs, please contact an Admissions Counselor at 1-844-622-2872.