Anna Maria College Profile

Anna Maria College (AMC) is a four-year coeducational Catholic liberal arts college located in Paxton, Massachusetts, USA. It offers certificate programs, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

Popular majors include art, business, criminal justice, education, English, environmental science, fire science, health science, legal studies, music, nursing, political science, social work, and psychology. The Graduate Division offers Master's Degree programs in Business Administration, Counseling Psychology, Education, Human Services Administration, Public Administration, etc. AMC also offers an advanced certificate in Business, a graduate certificate in Emergency Management, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS).

Anna Maria College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and other national and regional accrediting bodies. The EMT-Basic program at Anna Maria College is accredited by the Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services. The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

AMC is a member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, a group of 12 colleges that allows students to cross register at no additional cost. It also holds memberships in: American Crafts Association; Educators for Social Responsibility; Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences; American Art Therapy Association; American Association for Higher Education; American Association of University Women; Association of American Colleges; Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities; Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; Association of Governing Boards; Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Massachusetts; Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education; Council of Independent Colleges; among others.

Ranking Profile:

- Anna Maria College is placed in Tier 2 in the category "Regional Universities (North)" by US News 2012.

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