New England College’s mission to build a creative and supportive learning community that challenges individuals to transform themselves and their community. The school also emphasizes experimental learning to help the development of a lasting academic community. Additionally, the school aims to build a framework of academic freedom that reflects the following values: creativity, building collaborative relationships, ethical and responsible citizenship, and the continuous encouragement of learning throughout life.
The college was created in 1946 to serve the educational needs of service men and women following World War II. It is located in scenic Henniker, New Hampshire, just a short drive from both Boston and the capital, Concord. The campus is comprised of about 30 buildings both modern and some dating back to the 1800s.
New England College offers a wide array of academic programs and extracurricular activities to students. The school has 24 academic departments with many more available majors. One program of particular note is the schools Center for Civic Engagement which brought every 2004 presidential candidate to campus for students. The school also has an active athletic department with 13 intercollegiate teams for men and women, ranging from soccer to ice hockey.
The online programs at New England College are designed to help out professionals who have already achieved some success in their field and want additional education to help them continue to learn and improve their professional standing. Professors are trained in online education, and students will have access to tech support 24/7 as well as an online library and resource center. Master's degrees are available in fields ranging from Public Policy to Nonprofit Leadership.
Programs offered by New England College
- Master of Arts in Public Policy
Students in this program are trained in the areas of American political history, American government, the U.S. political process and public communication, including the ability to analyze issues, argue a point and convince an audience to promote your… More »
- Master of Science in Education Leadership
Through this program, teachers and administrators are challenged to apply the theories and strategies they learn in class to real-world situations in their current jobs. Topics covered include psychological factors in the classroom, evaluating policy… More »
- Master of Science in Management -- Healthcare Administration
Students will learn to combine technological and theoretical skills to improve performance in healthcare administration jobs in this MS degree program. Course material includes training in cutting-edge techniques in healthcare organization and management,… More »
- Master of Science in Management -- Nonprofit Leadership
This program shows students how to apply traditional management principles to the unique needs of nonprofit organizations. Business classes like Financial Management are combined with industry-specific courses like Strategic Fundraising, Dynamics of Non-Profit… More »
- Master of Science in Management -- Project Management
The Project Management concentration emphasizes the importance of utilizing appropriate technology systems and business concepts to compete in today's global marketplace. Courses include Contract Management, Quality Analysis for Technology Professional… More »