The University of New Hampshire at Manchester is the urban campus of UNH, ideal for those living in the southern end of the state or in the Merrimack Valley. Established as the 6th branch under the UNH banner, the Manchester campus opened in 1985 and awards full bachelor and master’s degrees with the same requirements as the main campus. About 2,600 students attend credit and continuing education programs here every year.
Associate degree programs include the Associate of Arts in General Studies, the Associate of Science in Biological Science or Business Administration and the Associate of Applied Science in Community Leadership. Students can walk with these two-year degrees or continue working towards a 4-year degree.
Bachelor’s degrees in arts programs include English, Humanities, History, Psychology, Political Science and more. Bachelor of Science degrees are also available in Business, Biology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems and Sign Language and Interpretation. There are 18 bachelor degrees in total.
The UNH Manchester Center for Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS) offers students the opportunity to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA), the MED in Counseling, an MAT or MAT in Education, the Master’s of Public Administration, a Master of Social Work and other post-baccalaureate certificates.
In addition, many certificate programs are offered in non-degree coursework and other types of professional advancement. The ESOL Center can help students work on their proficiency on English, while other continuing education courses can help students start out in the professional world with the opportunity to study further later on.
Accreditation for the University of New Hampshire is provided by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.