Graduate Degree Programs at Bay Path University

50+ Graduate degree programs and certificates

From credentialing certificates through doctorate degrees, Bay Path University’s graduate programs are flexible and designed so that students can advance their education while continuing to work. 

Our graduate degree and certificate programs provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education, which is reflected in our mission:

At Bay Path, every learner’s dreams of a better career, a richer life, and a brighter future will be realized.


Our students agree

"The entire graduate experience; from applying, to classes, to exams, to meeting with my advisor and ending with my practicum, has all been very rewarding."

"If you are looking for a quality program that will push you and prepare you for something greater than yourself, don’t waste another moment. Enroll today. The experience is world-class."

"The program is tailored for working professionals. This allowed me to improve myself while still being able to focus on my career."

"This is the best faculty I've ever worked with. We share emails, talk through problems and even meet up for get-togethers outside of class. The knowledge they bring is second to none. They are incredibly supportive and make this online experience even better."

Bay Path University offers degrees in a wide range of areas.  Students design their program of study individually with their program advisor.  Our wide range of elective courses and the richness and depth of our concentrations mean that our students can create the degree program which best meets their needs.


  • Educational Leadership (EdD)
  • Health Science DHSc)
  • Nursing Practice and Family Practice (DNP)
  • Occupational Therapy  (OTD)

Master's Degrees 

  • Accounting (MS)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (MS/EdS)
  • Applied Data Science (MS)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
  • Creative Nonfiction Writing (MFA)
  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Developmental Psychology (MS)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Early Childhood Education (MSEd/EdS)
  • Elementary Education (MSEd/EdS)
  • English as a Second Language (MS/EdS)
  • Genetic Counseling (MS)
  • Healthcare Management (MS)
  • Higher Education Administration (MS)
  • Leadership & Negotiation (MS)
  • MBA in Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Practices
  • Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy (MS)
  • Occupational Therapy (MOT)
  • Occupational Therapy Bridge  (BA/BS) to (MOT)
  • Occupational Therapy Bridge (AS) to (MOT)
  • Physician Assistant Studies (MS)
  • Reading & Literacy Instruction (MSEd/EdS)
  • Special Education (MSEd/EdS)
  • Special Education Administrator (MSEd/EdS)
  • Strategic Fundraising & Philanthropy (MS)



  • Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Advanced Trauma-Informed Counseling
  • Applied Laboratory Science & Operations
  • Autism Endorsement
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificates
  • Creative Nonfiction Writing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Transformation
  • Early Childhood Education PK-2
  • Elementary Education 1-6
  • English as a Second Language
  • Enrollment Management/Ruffalo Noel-Levitz
  • Health Informatics
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Institutional Advancement
  • Language and Literacy
  • Leadership & Negotiation
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt in Healthcare
  • Special Education: Moderate Disabilities 5-12
  • Special Education: Moderate Disabilities PK-8
  • Nonprofit Governance
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Online Teaching
  • Online Teaching and Program Administration
  • Organizational Excellence
  • Productive Aging
  • Reading Specialist PK-12
  • Special Education:: Severe Disabilities All Levels
  • Strategic Fundraising
  • Teaching: Early Childhood Education
  • Teaching: Elementary Education
  • Teaching: Moderate Special Needs
  • Teaching: Severe Special Needs
  • Transition Specialist Certificate
  • Transition Specialist Endorsement
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Online Graduate Degrees: Frequently Asked Questions

When can I start an online graduate degree program?
The majority of our graduate programs start in February or October. Some also start in June.  Complete the form or give us a call so we can tell you more.

Can I complete an online graduate degree while working full-time?
Most of our degree programs are designed to allow you to attend part-time while continuing with your family life, work, and other commitments.  Some specific courses require some in person attendance and the MOT and PA degrees are full-time in person.

Are your graduate degree programs offered online?
Most of our degree programs are now 100% online.  There are some exceptions to this, which we'd be happy to talk through with you.

How much is tuition for an online or in-person graduate degree program?
The cost per credit for our graduate degree programs varies by program.  Please contact us to learn more.

Can I get help paying for a graduate degree program at Bay Path University?
Yes, financial aid is available.

Do I have to take a standardized test for admission?
No. The GMAT and GRE are not required. 

Will I have access to learning resources?
Yes. Students have access to mentoring, tutoring, library resources, academic resources, and career services.

Fill in the form today and one of our admissions counselors will be happy to answer any other questions you may have.

The Bay Path University Advantage

A Tradition of Excellence

Our faculty are "dedicated, supportive, and knowledgeable".  They draw from years of experience in the health sciences, as both academic experts and practitioners in order to teach their students the most current practices and policies. 

Degrees to further your career

125 years later, Bay Path remains true to the goal originally established in Springfield, MA in 1897 -  to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education.

Nationally Recognized

Many of our graduate programs of study have received national recognition, from Fortune Education, and  

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Why Bay Path?

Diversity & Inclusion - Bay Path students find a supportive and diverse community. We firmly believe that individuals have the right to a safe, accepting, and enriching higher education experience and we are committed to fostering an environment in which diversity is welcomed and all individuals feel that they belong.

Flexibility & Convenience - Bay Path offers flexible full-time or part-time schedules, with multiple start dates, and course delivery options, our programs are convenient for busy working adults. 

Faculty Commitment & ExpertiseBay Path boasts an accomplished faculty comprised of dedicated professors and practitioners who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. Their ability to address current issues and best practices ensures that our students gain the relevant skills and knowledge they need to put into action immediately in their workplaces and communities. 

Success Focused - Bay Path's faculty and staff foster close relationships with students, ensuring they are supported in their educational goals and equipped to succeed. Students are empowered to become leaders in their careers and communities with an innovative approach to learning that prepares them to flourish in a constantly changing world.

About Bay Path University

Our Mission and Vision

Since Bay Path opened its doors to students in 1897, its goal has been to provide a practical, affordable, and career oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities, while preparing students to realize their dreams, and to make a lasting difference in the world.


Bay Path University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Flexible and Affordable

Bay Path was one of the first universities to pioneer online learning.  Our graduate courses are a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous, letting you study when it works for you.  We recognize the investment you are making in your education and continuously strive to ensure we provide the highest possible value.

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