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Students Stay on Track With Graduate Fall 2020 Virtual Options

A continually growing list of virtual options for graduate students.

We are working with our university partners to provide as many virtual graduate options this fall for students as possible.  This means that some of our degrees will be offered over our award-winning Shorelight Live technology platform, while others will be offered over the university’s own virtual platform. All degrees listed below benefit from:

  • Shorelight’s expedited admissions 

  • Signature Student Experience

  • Academic and English language support

  • Localized program support 

  • No delay on degree completion- seamless transition to campus 

  • Real-time and engaging interactions with university professors and faculty

How to Apply?

Continue applying through the existing application. Qualified students will automatically be offered virtual fall start. 

New programs offered over our Live platform will be available as separate applications in the Admissions Portal. 

What Partners are Offering Graduate Degrees with a Virtual Fall Start?

See below for program definitions.

Adelphi University

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

American University

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

Auburn University

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

Cleveland State University

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X - via industry-leading Live platform!*

Master's Start

Master's Prep

University of Dayton

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X - via industry-leading Live platform!*

Master's Start

Master's Prep

University of Illinois at Chicago

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X - via industry-leading Live platform!

Master's Start

X - via industry-leading Live platform!

Master's Prep

University of Massachusetts Boston

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

University of California - Berkeley Engineering

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

Master's Start

Master's Prep

X - via industry-leading Live platform!

University of the Pacific

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X

Master's Start

Master's Prep

University of South Carolina

Graduate Degrees + Certificates

X - via industry-leading Live platform!*

Master's Start

X- via industry-leading Live platform!*

Master's Prep

*Degrees offered over the Live platform vary. Please view the Degree Detail charts below to confirm.


Program Definitions

Master’s Prep

  • One semester 

  • Non-credit bearing

  • Fulfills requirements before a master’s degree

Master’s Start

  • One semester, graduate level credit-bearing program with option to transfer courses to another institution

  • Articulating Universities have agreed to accept credit from Master’s Start programs as equivalent courses for degree completion

Degree

  • Full degree completion hosted by the degree-granting partner university 

  • Options vary by partner and degree program

Certificate

  • Two semester, graduate level credit-bearing program

  • Credits may be transferable to related degree program 


Degree Details

Adelphi University

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Application deadline: July 21, 2020

Global MBA, Manhattan Center

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Business Accepting University

MS Computer Science

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Engineering Accepting University

MA Education Technology

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MBA, Garden City Campus

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Business Accepting University

MS Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Biology

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Business Analytics

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English

MS Social Work

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English

MS Sport Management

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Supply Chain Management

Programs Available

MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Business Accepting University

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American University

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options 

Application deadline: July 15, 2020

MSA Accounting

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP

MSF Finance

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP

MSRE Real Estate

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP

MST Taxation

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP

MA Art History

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Biotechnology

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Chemistry

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Computer Science

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MA Economics

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MEd Education Policy and Leadership

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Environmental Science

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Health Promotion Management

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MA International Economics

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MA Mathematics, Information Security

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

PSM Quantitative Analysis

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Statistics

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MA TESOL

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Data Science

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MA Political Science

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MPA Public Administration

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MPP Public Policy

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

Auburn University

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Application Deadline: July 14, 2020

MAM Applied Mathematics

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MCP Master of Community Planning

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MEd English for Speakers of Other Languages

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MPA Master of Public Administration

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Aerospace Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Agriscience Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Biosystems Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Business/Marketing Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Chemical Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Computer Science and Software Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Engineering Accepting University

MS Cybersecurity Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English, Master's Start Engineering Accepting University

MS Data Science & Engineering — Data Science Option

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Early Childhood Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS English Language Arts Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Foreign Language Education: French or Spanish

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS General Science Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Materials Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Mathematics

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Mechanical Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Music Education: Instrumental or Vocal

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Polymer & Fiber Engineering

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Probability and Statistics

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Reading Education

Programs Available

Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Statistics

Programs Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP Academic English

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Cleveland State University

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Application deadline: July 21, 2020

Academic English available through AC Live Track 4 

MS Computer Science

Programs Available

Live

MS Information Systems

Programs Available

Live

MS Biomedical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Chemical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Civil Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Electrical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Engineering Mechanics

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Environmental Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Mechanical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

MS Software Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Academic English

University of California Berkeley Engineering

Programs Available this Fall

Application deadline: July 23, 2020

Master’s Prep: Engineering

Program Available

Live

University of Dayton

Virtual Fall Semester + Campus Starts

Application deadline: July 26, 2020

MS Computer Science

Programs Available

Live

MS Engineering Management

Programs Available

Live, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MA English

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MSE Interdisciplinary Educational Studies

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MSE Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MFIN Finance

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MPA Public Administration

Programs Available

Academic English

MS Aerospace Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MS Bioengineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MS Chemical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, MAP Track 2, Academic English

MS Chemistry

Programs Available

Academic English

MS Civil Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, MAP Track 2, Academic English

MS Computer Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, MAP Track 2, Academic English

MS Electrical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, MAP Track 2, Academic English

MS Electro-Optics

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MS Engineering Mechanics

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MS Materials Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP Track 1, Academic English

MS Mechanical Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MS Renewable and Clean Energy Engineering

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Academic English

University of Illinois at Chicago

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Deposit Deadline: August 5, 2020

MBA Business Administration

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Accounting

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Architecture

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Business Analytics

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Civil Engineering

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Energy Engineering

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Finance

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Industrial Engineering

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Management Information Systems

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Marketing

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Materials Engineering

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Mechanical Engineering

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Supply Chain and Operations Management

Program Available

Graduate Direct

Master of Urban Planning and Policy

Program Available

Graduate Direct

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Virtual Fall Semester Options

Application deadline: August 10, 2020

Master’s Start: Engineering

Program Available

Master’s Start

MS Electrical and Computer Engineering

Program Available

Live

University of Massachusetts Boston

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Application deadline: August ,1 2020

MS Accounting

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MBA

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Business Analytics

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Finance

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Information Technology

Program Available

Graduate Direct

MS Computer Science

Program Available

Graduate Direct

University of South Carolina

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options; Virtual Certificate and Master’s Start Options 

Application deadline: July 27, 2020

Master's Start: Business

Program Available

Live

Global Strategy Certificate

Program Available

Live

MA Criminology and Criminal Justice

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Aerospace Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Biomedical Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Chemical Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Civil Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Electrical Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

ME/MS Mechanical Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MIHTM International Hospitality and Tourism

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

MS Environmental Health Sciences

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MS Exercise Science

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MS Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurial Engineering

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, Academic English

MSEM Sports and Entertainment Management

Program Available

Direct MAP, Advanced MAP, MAP, Academic English

University of the Pacific

Virtual Fall Semester + Spring Campus Start Degree Options

Application deadline: July 17, 2020

Master of Accounting

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MPA Public Administration

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MPP Public Policy

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Pre-Sessional English

MS Data Science

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Pre-Sessional English

MS Engineering Science- all concentrations

Programs Available

Graduate Direct, Advanced MAP, Pre-Sessional English, Master's Start Engineering Accepting University

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