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Graduate Online and Certificate Programs

Graduate Online and Certificate Programs

The College of Graduate Studies at Bridgewater State University is home to a variety of online graduate degree programs and graduate certificate programs to help you expand your skills and advance your career. Graduate Studies delivers exceptional opportunities and experiences in convenient and flexible formats at an affordable rate. Explore our online and certificate opportunities below.

We also invite those who are interested, to take individual graduate courses for professional development or to sample a program as a non-degree student!

Below is our current list of Online Graduate Programs. This list is always evolving as new program initiatives take shape so please check back for updates.

Educational Leadership

Higher Education Administration

Interdisciplinary and Preprofessional

Physical Education


Virtual Education

For a list of all Graduate Degree Programs, please visit our Academic Programs Page.

Bridgewater State University welcomes students who hold a bachelor's degree to take graduate courses as a non-degree student!

  • Students who have already created an account in our online application portal can use the link below to complete a non-degree application.  Simply log into the account with your email and password.  Please note this is not your Bridgewater State University student account; it is only for the admissions portal. 
    Access the Non-Degree Application
  • Students who do not have an account in our online application portal can use the link below to create an account and complete a non-degree application at the same time.
    Start a Non-Degree Application

* Students who plan to matriculate into a graduate program at Bridgewater will only be allowed to count six credits taken as a non-degree student (for graduate programs less than 40 credits) or nine credits (for graduate programs more than 40 credits) towards that program. Courses taken as a non-degree student are not eligible for financial aid.

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After completing your application, you will receive an email within 1-2 business days.  This email will contain your Banner ID and instructions on how to register for courses.  Please contact the graduate admissions office at or (508) 531-1300 if you have any additional questions.

You can also view the Registration Schedule to see what dates registration opens for each term.

Graduate Student in classroom
View this PDF for an overview of the College of Graduate Studies.
Grad students in class
View our graduate events page to RSVP to information sessions, workshops and seminars.
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Bridgewater offers competitive tuition and fees for graduate students both in and out of state.
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Create an account to start your application to a graduate program today!