Champlain College

Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit college located in Burlington, Vermont, was founded in 1878 as a small business-oriented school with an emphasis on teaching practical business skills. Champlain has a long tradition of educating professionals for leadership roles by providing high-quality, career-centered education.

Among the first colleges to offer full degree programs online, Champlain has been a leader in online education since 1993. Today, Champlain’s online degree programs are ranked among the top three nationally by the Online Education Database (

Champlain currently serves 2,000 undergraduates as well as a growing number of graduate and continuing-education students. Champlain students represent 48 states and 24 countries. The Burlington, Vermont campus of Champlain College includes 42 buildings spread across 22.5 acres.

The U.S. News and World report ranks Champlain #131 on the Best Online Graduate Business Programs list and #39 Best Online Colleges & Universities according to 2015 Rankings of the Best Online Colleges & Universities.

Quick Facts

School Name

Champlain College





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6 terms offered per year


Champlain College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institution of Higher Education.


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Over 50 programs exist, and students are invited to create their own.

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Master of Science in Law - Think and Act Confidently with Lawyers and the Law

The Master of Science in Law degree at Champlain College can give you the legal knowledge and expertise needed to help distinguish yourself from your peers and open up career advancing opportunities.

This program allows you to become a valuable resource in navigating the legal waters of contracts, regulations, and privacy, security, healthcare and employment laws. Whether you’re in business, manufacturing, health services, or another field, this program will help you develop the skills to work confidently with lawyers and the law. As a graduate, you’ll be taught the skills to:

In addition, the MSL has special value for foreign attorneys and foreign business executives preparing themselves to work effectively with the American legal system and for paralegals who want additional training and an advanced degree.

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