Mission: Franklin pierce university embraces an education that matters: one that achieves success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs.
Programs: Franklin pierce university serves traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate level. Awards are offered from the certificate level through the doctoral level. Credit and non-credit bearing courses are available, and many programs are available online. Degree completion programs are available and the university welcomes transfer students at all instructional locations. Enrollment:undergraduate fall enrollment total headcount: 1,763 (traditional undergraduate = 1,499; nontraditional/online = 264graduate fall enrollment total headcount: 629)undergraduate awards:undergraduate certificateassociate of arts (multiple business, legal and human services concentrations)bachelor of arts (multiple liberal arts/humanities concentrations)bachelor of science (multiple biological, health, and environmental science concentrations; business and communications concentrations)graduate awards:m. B. A. In leadershipm. B. A. In energy & sustainability studiesm. B. A. In human resource managementm. B. A. In health administrationm. B. A. In information technologym. B. A. In sports managementmaster of education & teacher certificationmaster of physician assistant studiesm. S. In nursing educationm. S. In nursing leadershipdoctor of physical therapygraduate certificate student:faculty ratio: 14:1average class size: 15undergraduate areas of study:accounting, accounting-finance, advertising, anthropology, biology, business administration, certification in elementary education, chemistry, communication, criminal justice , creative writing, documentary studies, education, emergency medical services, english, environmental science, environmental studies, finance, forensic psychology, general studies/liberal arts, global citizenship, healthcare administration, health sciences, history, human services, journalism, management, marketing, media studies, music, nursing, paralegal, philosophy, psychology, public health, public history, public relations, secondary certification - biology, secondary certification - english , secondary certification - social science, social media and emergent technologies, social work and counseling, sociology, spanish, sports and recreation management, sports media, student-designed (interdisciplinary), sustainability, tv and radio media production, women in leadership, integrated studies. Graduate areas of study:business administration in energy and sustainability studies, business administration in human resource management, business administration in leadership, business administration in sports management, business in health administration, education, emerging network technology, health administration, human resource management, leadership, nursing administration, nursing education, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, business in information technology management and sustainability. Mba tracks are available as an accelerated program through the college at rindge and several programs are available at our college of graduate & professional studies across new england, in arizona, and online. Accreditation:franklin pierce university is accredited by the new england association of schools and colleges, inc. (neasc). In may 2009, franklin pierce was accorded full re-accreditation by neasc until 2018.