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You Can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree at NECC!

Are you looking to earn a bachelor’s degree? Bachelor’s Degrees at NECC enable 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

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.

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.
More Information

For more information on Regis College’s programs in Public Health or Marketing and Communications, contact Hillary Trischitta, Assistant Director of Regis North, at 781-768-8387 or
For more information on Regis College’s Accelerated Bachelor of Nursing program, contact Donna Papapietro, Associate Director of Graduate Admission, at

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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