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Welcome to Anna Maria College Online

In addition to the various undergraduate and graduate programs offered at its campus in Paxton, Massachusetts, AMC offers numerous online degree options to reach the most diverse group of students possible. Our online programs mirror the close-knit nature of our campus community, with small class sizes that allow for mentoring relationships to develop between faculty and students. Courses are taught by members of our exceptional faculty. The small classes bring frequent opportunities for discussion and debate and reflect the close-knit nature of our campus community.

The college promotes a solid education in the Catholic tradition that is grounded in the core beliefs of its founders, the Sisters of St. Anne: educational innovation, respect for and service to the community, and individual growth.

Anna Maria College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Master of Public Administration

Our MPA program is not a one-size-fits-all program. Separate tracks are designed for recent college graduates and established professionals to help our students to step up and move forward. The general track of the MPA will prepare students with the necessary skills to responds to the demands of the dynamic governmental landscape.

Students with seven years or more of relevant experience may be eligible to take the Anna Maria College MPA Mid-Career Track, allowing them to complete the degree program with 10 required courses.

For students who have recently graduated or are looking for a career change, the Direct Track is 14 classes, including four electives. There are a number of electives available, allowing the degree to be customized to your needs.

  • Experienced professionals may be eligible for the Mid-Career MPA, allowing them to complete their degree in 30 credit hours.
  • Courses include topics such as the essentials of emergency management, executive leadership and management policies in government finance.
  • Classes are taught in a convenient online format, allowing students to balance school with work and life.

Here is the list of specializations:

  • Master of Public Administration – Emergency Management
  • Master of Public Administration – Fire Service Administration
  • Master of Public Administration – Health Care Administration
  • Master of Public Administration – Homeland Security
  • Master of Public Administration – Criminal Justice

Master of Science in Emergency Management

Natural disasters and terrorist attacks highlight the need for professionals trained in disaster preparedness and crisis management. Anna Maria College’s MS in Emergency Management is designed for individuals interested in management and director-level positions in this growing field. The curriculum covers risk analysis and assessment, search and rescue operations, and emergency response planning. Anna Maria College’s emergency management programs will give students the confidence and training to act quickly and efficiently when disaster strikes.

Online Master of Business Administration

With three high-demand specializations and a team of business-savvy professors with decades of combined private-sector leadership experience, the online Master of Business Administration degree program from Anna Maria College is a practical, career-oriented MBA designed to help you get the job done and put your degree to work quickly and effectively.

The online MBA from Anna Maria College features three specializations tailored for industries in need of dynamic business leaders as well as a general track.

  • MBA - Health Informatics
  • MBA - Sport Management
  • MBA - General

The mission of the foundresses of Anna Maria College, the Sisters of Saint Anne, is to strive to make a college education accessible and affordable to everyone. The financial aid staff is available to help you discuss your options and to complete the required forms.

Anna Maria College Online uses the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine award amounts. To start the financial aid process, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.