Dean College students looking to pursue their education beyond the Bachelor’s degree may now do so through Dean’s affiliation programs.

Students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Dean College are invited to further their education with one of our graduate degree affiliation programs.

Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree

Western New England School of Law 

Dean College partners with the School of Law at Western New England University to provide a 3+3 program to students interested in earning their bachelor’s degree and their law degree (J.D.) in 6 years rather than 7.

Through this exciting partnership, students’ study for three years at Dean College, and then enter law school. Students earn their bachelor’s degree after completing their first year of law school. To be eligible, students must have a 3.3. cumulative GPA at Dean College and earn a qualifying LSAT score.  

For program requirements and inquiries, contact Dr. David Dennis, Program Coordinator of Humanities and Associate Professor of History at 508-541-1728.

Master of Business Administration

College of Business at Bryant University

Dean College partners with Bryant University to provide qualified students with access into Bryant University’s Master of Business Administration program. Qualified Dean students will receive:

  • Transparent access into the program
  • Waiver of both the application fee and GMAT
  • Preferred admissions
  • One qualified student will receive either 50% tuition remission or graduate assistantship.

For program requirements and inquiries, contact Dr. P. Gerard Shaw, Dean of the School of Business at 508-541-1790.

Master of Arts in Communication 

College of Arts and Sciences at Bryant University

Dean College partners with Bryant University to provide qualified students the opportunity to earn their Master of Arts in Communication.

For program requirements and inquiries, contact Dr. P. Gerard Shaw, Dean of the School of Business at 508-541-1790.

Master of Science in Leadership and Administration 

Woods College of Boston College

Dean College partners with Boston College to provide qualified students with a graduate degree in Leadership. Degree concentrations include:

  • Executive Development
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing/Corporate Communications
  • Sports Leadership
  • Sports Management 

Full-time students can complete their degree in as little as one year. A part-time option is also available. Once completed, graduates will receive a degree from Boston College, not an extension school designation like most programs. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above. Application fees and GRE test results will be waived for eligible applicants.

Accepted students may also be eligible to transfer up to 6 credits of upper level (pre-determined) Dean Business courses towards the completion of the Boston College graduate degree.

For program requirements and inquiries, full-time students should contact their advisor. Current School of Continuing Studies students should call 508-541-1624.

Master of Science in Sports Administration 

Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College 

Dean College partners with Boston College to provide qualified students with a Master of Science in Sports Administration. 

For program requirements and inquiries, full-time students should contact their advisor. Current School of Continuing Studies students should call 508-541-1624.

Master of Science in Sport Leadership 

Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Endicott College 

Dean College partners with Endicott College to provide qualified students with a Master of Science in Sport Leadership. Qualified students will receive:

  • An accelerated program that can be completed within a year. 
  • Career counseling focused assignments and experiences
  • Credit for internship experiences
  • Faculty who are industry-leading practitioners well-versed in current topics and career tends 
  • Advisory board who are decision makers in the industry
  • Personal advising and networking opportunities within many areas of sports careers
  • A competitively priced program

For program requirements and inquiries, contact Dr. P. Gerard Shaw, Dean of the School of Business at 508-541-1790.