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You Can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree at NECC!

Are you looking to earn a bachelor’s degree? Bachelor’s Degree at NECC enables you to earn your associate and bachelor degrees in one place at NECC with partnering universities and colleges. If you earned your associate degree at NECC, you can take advantage of this great opportunity to complete your bachelor’s degree and stay at Northern Essex while you do it!

You can:

  • Enjoy the convenience of staying on the NECC campus
  • Continue to have access to NECC’s library, labs, tutoring centers, and more
  • Seamlessly transfer your NECC credits toward your bachelor’s degree

NECC’S Bachelor’s Degree Programs Offered With Partnering Institutions

Please Note: Lyndon State College has officially unified with Johnson State College to become Northern Vermont University as of July 2018.  MORE about 'Northern Vermont University.'

Cambridge College

Cambridge College

Cambridge College’s undergraduate programs deliver relevant and practical knowledge that fosters critical thinking, effective communication, creative problem-solving, dynamic team-building, respect for diversity, and civic engagement. Learn more about the partnership with NECC and Cambridge College’s innovative and accelerated degree completion programs in Early Education and Care, Human Services, Psychology, Management and many more! We offer classes in the evening, accelerated weekend intensives and online courses taught by both practicing professionals and acclaimed professors. With a student to educator ratio of 15:1, our small class sizes and interactive learning model mean you get the level of attention you need to make the most of our courses.

For more information, call 617-873-0474 to speak to an admissions counselor, or visit the Cambridge College website.

Northern Vermont University Lyndon

Northern Vermont University Lyndon

Lyndon State College has officially unified with Johnson State College to become Northern Vermont University as of July 2018. We look forward to continuing our bachelor completion programs in CIS: IT and Graphic Design under our new name. We are also very excited that the Graphic Design program will be offered on NECC’s Haverhill Campus starting Fall 2018.Northern Vermont University

Northern Vermont University Lyndon offers an easy application process and seamless transfer of your NECC credits. Programs are offered on the Lawrence Campus, providing state-of-the-art technology and hands-on, real-world learning experiences.

Northern Vermont University Lyndon courses at NECC will be held in the afternoons and evenings, or as hybrids (in-class and online) format. Northern Vermont University Lyndon will accept up to 90 credits from NECC.

Northern Vermont University Lyndon Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
    NECC students with a degree in Computer Information Sciences: Information Technology Option can earn a bachelor degree in computer systems from Northern Vermont University Lyndon at NECC’s, leading to many career opportunities in computer networking, hardware, security, databases, and system development.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
    After you earn an associate degree in General Studies: Art at NECC, you can pursue a bachelor degree in Graphic Design at Northern Vermont University Lyndon at NECC to learn the skills needed to design and produce for print, multimedia, web, e-publishing, and more. You will have a competitive portfolio and expertise in the newest technologies in the field of graphic design.

For more information on Northern Vermont University Lyndon’s programs and application process, contact Kristin Hunt at 978-655-5930 or

Regis College

Regis College

If you have or are close to earning an Associate Degree, you can earn a bachelor’s degree at Regis North, a satellite campus of Regis College located on NECC’s Lawrence campus.  A bachelor’s degree from Regis College opens doors to successful careers in health care, government agencies, human services and marketing and public relations organizations across New England and beyond.  Courses are in flexible formats (part-time, hybrid, evening) with affordable tuition rates.


Regis College Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Communications
    Students with an Associate Degree from any NECC program of study are eligible to enroll in Regis North’s Marketing and Communications program. You will learn skills related to consumer and organizational behavior that inform marketing strategy.  The curriculum prepares you for a variety of roles related to digital marketing, social media, content creation, branding, public relations and crisis communications.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Health
    Students with an Associate Degree from NECC can enroll in Regis North’s Public Health Program. Career paths include community outreach and education, disease surveillance, industrial health and safety, public wellness campaigns, and public policy.
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Non-Nurse College Graduates
    The Accelerated Bachelors in Nursing provides an industry-leading program in an accelerated format allowing you to graduate in just 16 months. Taught by faculty from Regis’ main campus, you will graduate from one of the region’s top nursing programs with the skills and clinical experience to excel as a nurse. Regis North offers clinical placements throughout Massachusetts, including downtown Boston and regionally in the Merrimack Valley, our students become versatile and while building a large professional network.
  • Bachelor of Science in Sports Management
    Business Transfer Associate Degree students from NECC can enroll in Regis North’s Sports Management program and turn a passion for sports into a career. Explore dynamic relationships between sports, culture, and society. Examine different sports organizations at the high school, college, and professional level and uncover legal and business issues facing the sports world. This program exposes students to a variety of careers in the world of athletics and sport.
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
    Students with a Respiratory Care Associate Degree from NECC can enroll in Regis North’s Health Sciences program to enhance leadership skills and career advancement opportunities, including management roles in the healthcare field.
  • If you are an RN with a Diploma or Associates Degree and would like to learn more about Bachelor’s completion please contact:Hillary Dandurant, Admissions & Advising
    414 Common St. Lawrence, MA 01840
    Phone: 781-768-8387
More Information

For more information on Regis College’s programs and application process and requirements, contact Hillary Dandurant, Admissions and Academic Advisor at 781-768-8387 or

UMass Lowell

University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Start with an Associate’s Degree from NECC and finish with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell

NECC Graduates: Transfer your credits to UMass Lowell and complete your bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice or Business Administration. Courses are offered at UMass Lowell’s Harbor Place Campus at 2 Merrimack Street in Haverhill during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. As a UMass Lowell student, you have the added flexibility to take some of your courses online.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell has a long-standing reputation for delivering affordable, high-quality degrees and certificate programs in a variety of subjects including business, education, engineering, fine arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences.

UMass Lowell Haverhill Campus Bachelor’s Degree Programs

For additional information, call UMass Lowell at 978-934-2474, visit the UMass Lowell, Division of Online & Continuing Education website or email

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