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Dean's Message

University of New Haven: Marsha Ham

Welcome to the College of Lifelong & eLearning! We are are here to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Established to serve part time adult learners, the College of Lifelong & eLearning offers programs and courses focused on academic excellence, convenience and flexibility to help you meet your goals.

In today's ever changing economic landscape, the pressure has never been greater to validate your value to your employer, advance in your career or to transition to new career options and opportunities. Earning a University of New Haven degree online can be the doorway that takes you to the next level. We are here to guide and assist you as you step through that doorway.

The University of New Haven was founded in 1920 as New Haven College to prepare students for jobs and opportunities in the local community and region. Through the College of Lifelong & eLearning.  UNH continues today to create opportunities for adult learners to attain their educational goals and to complete their college education through convenient, high quality online degree programs.

UNH launched its first totally online Master degree program - the Master of Science in Criminal Justice  in the Fall of 2012. The Master of Science in Emergency Management  and  Master of Science in Environmental Engineering  launch this Fall 2014.  Plans are currently underway to launch the online Bachelor completion program in Professional Studies for Spring 2015. These programs are designed as totally online programs to better serve your busy schedule. 

The College of Lifelong & eLearning also coordinates summer and intersession courses both online and on campus.

We look forward to your joining the growing number of University of New Haven alums who earned their degree or obtained additional educational credentials through the College of Lifelong & eLearning.

Contact us at or 203.932.7180 or check out our UNH Online Learning degree programs webpage. 

Best regards,

Marsha Ham
Associate Vice President