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February 12, 2024

Husson expands learning with five new online degree programs

Aerial view of Husson University in Bangor Courtesy / Husson University Husson University, whose campus is in Bangor, has an undergraduate enrollment of 2,168.

Husson University in Bangor is expanding its online degree programs with the addition of five degree concentrations.

The new programs are: Bachelor of Science in applied health sciences, Bachelor of Science in health and fitness, Bachelor of Science in nutrition and health, Master of Science in applied psychology and Master of Science in applied animal behavior and welfare.

“These new programs expand on the success of our existing undergraduate and graduate online degrees, leveraging the expertise of our experienced faculty to meet critical needs in health sciences and animal welfare,” said Amy Arnett, associate provost for online and distance education.

The university’s online degree offerings have rapidly grown in popularity over the last several years, with applications increasing by 71% in the previous year alone, according to a news release. 

“Husson University has long been known throughout Maine and New England for preparing students for the rigors of future careers so they are job-ready on day one,” Lynne Coy-Ogan, the newly elected president of Husson. “With our expanding online footprint in higher education, Husson is poised to help even more students reach their career goals.”

The university will begin accepting applications for the new programs this spring. 

Husson University ranks No. 7 among Maine's largest colleges and universities, according to the 2024 Mainebiz Book of Lists, with an undergraduate enrollment of 2,168.

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