“We are educating students for jobs that do not yet exist, to solve problems we have yet to identify. They have to be job creators who are innovative leaders in a rapidly changing environment. Unlike past generations, they must be equipped to reinvent their personal brand throughout their careers because as the world changes, they are going to have to change, too.” - Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. President, Becker College
Be Part of Something Bigger.
Our mission and core values aren’t just another set of words. They are part of everything we do. As a Becker College student, they’ll become
a part of you.
Our Core Values: Excellence, Accountability, Community & Diversity, Social Responsibility, Integrity, Creative Expression, Our Mission, The mission of Becker College is to deliver to each student a transformational learning experience—anchored by academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression—that prepares graduates to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society.
Be Among the Best.
Among our notable students/graduates:
Colleen Barrett, president emeritus, Southwest Airlines; ranked one of 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes magazine.
Edward Fendell, NASA head of the Communications Systems Section, Flight Control Division, and Instrumentation and Communications Officer for the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Robert Goddard, the “Father of Modern Rocketry.”
Dr. Elliott Joslin, a pioneer in the treatment of diabetes.
William Morton, considered the “Father of Modern Anesthesiology.”
Eli Whitney, best known for inventing the cotton gin.
Becker College’s history is deep and rich. We trace our roots back to 1784 when Revolutionary War leaders, John Hancock and Samuel Adams signed our founding charter. From the beginning, Becker College has been a place where transformational learning happens. It’s in our mission. It’s who we are.
Be on the Leading Edge.
Becker College is recognized among the best—
across the U.S. and the world.
Named to The Best 379 Colleges by The Princeton Review three years in a row
Ranked a top college for video game design by
The Princeton Review for five consecutive years
Ranked 23rd in the world on Animation Career Review’s “Top 100 Schools for Animation, Gaming, and Design”
#1 among private undergraduate nursing programs in Massachusetts with a 2013 100% NCLEX pass rate
#1 in New England and in the top 15 nationally to award undergraduate animal studies degrees
Top 10 in the nation to award bachelor’s degrees in veterinary technology
Named as a charter member of HEVGA (Higher Education Video Game Alliance)
Be Prepared for Your Future.
You’ll learn from dedicated professors who believe in possibility
thinking. They will challenge you to be empathetic, become a divergent thinker, hone your social and emotional intelligence, and adopt an
Our academic programs prepare you for both the jobs of today and the careers of tomorrow. That’s why we’re continually adding to our programs. For an up-to-date listing of our academic programs, visit becker.edu/academics.
Animal Care (Associate’s)
Clinical and Laboratory
Laboratory Animal Management
Veterinary Technology (Associate’s)
Big Data Analytics
Computer Information Systems
Domestic Counter-Terrorism Studies
Forensics/Crime Scene Processing
Data Science & Mathematics
Interactive Media Design
Game Development & Programming
Game Production & Management
Education, Psychology & Liberal Arts
Alcoholism/Drug Abuse Counseling
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood & Youth Education
Health and Human Services
Nursing & Health Sciences
Community Health & Wellness Education
Exercise Science (Health & Fitness)
Prelicensure Associate’s (RN)
Prelicensure Bachelor’s (BSN)
Be World Ready.
Becker College will prepare you for a fast-changing world—not just to live in it, but also to help transform it for the better. You’ll gain the experiences, knowledge, skills, and attitudes you need to be a responsible citizen who can lead in a global society. Our Center for Global Citizenship prepares you to be “world ready” through:
Study abroad opportunities, thanks to partnerships with the
Center for International Studies and Semester at Sea
Global Voices of Change speaker series
Global student organizations, including the Presidential
Ambassadors, the Global Awareness Club, and the International Students Club
Global events, like our International Peace Day Celebration
Global Citizenship coursework, as well as a minor and a concentration