New England College Online

New England College was established in 1946 to fulfill the academic needs of veterans going to college on the G.I. Bill after World War II. Along with providing students with a strong liberal arts foundation, this college is dedicated to experiential learning, collaborative relationships, continuous learning, and ecological sustainability. NEC has more than 30 undergraduate programs available to on-campus students. In addition, NEC strives to reach out to working professionals and help them pursue advanced study to further their career through online graduate programs. These programs, available through the School of Graduate and Professional Studies, provide flexible scheduling, accessible resources, and individual attention thanks to a cohort system that allows students to begin a program with a small group of 12 to 15 other students.

Programs Offered

NEC offers online master’s degree programs in accounting, public policy, and management through its School of Graduate and Professional Studies.The Master of Science in Accounting program is purposed for those who wish to enter or advance in the accounting field. Program material integrates theory and professional practice and will help prepare students for the CPA exam. This program also offers a concentration in forensic accounting. The Master of Arts in Public Policy educates students on the intellectual foundations for public policy discussions, interactions between citizens and government, and how to influence the government on all levels.

Designed for working professionals, NEC’s Master of Science in Management programs are purposed to teach the business-minded how handle the challenges brought on by a competitive global economy. As the world of business is diverse, NEC offers nine management concentrations, including banking and financial management, healthcare administration, marketing management, non-profit leadership, operations management, project management, real estate management, strategic leadership, and sustainability.


NEC is regionally accredited by theNew England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.


Students have to opportunity to begin online graduate programs six times each year in the fall, spring, and summer. While NEC admissions are based on student potential and not academic scores, all applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Along with a completed and signed application, prospective students must submit official transcripts from previously attended schools, a current resume, a personal statement, and two letters of recommendation.

Admissions Contact

New England College Online
School of Graduate and Professional Studies
98 Bridge Street
Henniker, NH 03242

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