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Find your career GPS (Goal Pursuit System)

The Becker College Center for Accelerated & Professional Studies offers programs that are designed to provide adult learners with flexible degree and certificate program options.  Courses are 5 weeks, 7 weeks, or 15 weeks in length and are held one evening per week on campus or online.

» Are you ready to advance in your career?
» Why accelerated?
» Degree offerings
» Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
» Directions & maps
» Apply now

Learn more:

Contact our Executive Director Robert Outerbridge at 508.373.9510, or

Contact Katelynn Shea in Accelerated Admissions at 508.373.9505, or

Why choose Becker College accelerated degree programs?

The Becker College accelerated degree programs offer adult learners the opportunity to successfully incorporate their educational goals into their professional and personal demands.  Our accelerated degree programs provide our students with the flexibility to further their education in a timely manner while meeting the challenges of everyday life.

6 Reasons to Enroll

  1. Curriculum is designed for the adult learner
  2. An authentic, collaborative learning environment
  3. Students are assessed on presentation, project, and research skills
  4. Flexible class schedule
  5. The ability to work full-time while earning a degree or certificate
  6. Financial aid is available, including grants and scholarships, for those who qualify

Current program offerings include:

» Associate of science in early childhood education (ECE)
» Bachelor of arts in psychology
» Bachelor of arts in psychology, forensics concentration
» Bachelor of arts in liberal arts, elementary education concentration
» Bachelor of science in business administration, management concentration (On Campus & Online)
» Bachelor of science in nursing, RN to BSN
» Certificate in applied behavior analysis (ABA)
» Certificate in alcoholism/drug abuse counseling
» Certificate in human resource management
» Certificate in project management (online only)
» *New* Certificate in terrorism studies (online only)

For the full list, visit our Degree Offerings page.

To speak with someone about enrolling, please contact us at or 508.373.9500.

To apply for a program, visit our “Apply” page.

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society

ASL-Badge-Idea-Final-VersionAlpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) recognizes the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. Alpha Sigma Lambda is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and recognizes high scholastic achievement in an adult student‘s career.


  • A GPA between 3.5 and 4.0
  • Completed a minimum of 50 credits
  • Be a matriculated student
  • 50 credits must be earned at Becker College
  • Must have been a student for a minimum of four terms on at least a part-time basis

For more information about Alpha Sigma Lambda visit: or contact Sheila Soloperto.

Directions and Maps

The Center for Accelerated & Professional Studies office is located at the Becker College Worcester Campus.

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