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Save Time and Money with College Courses from Sophia

Take courses that transfer to UMass Global for just $99/month

UMass Global (formerly Brandman University) has served working students since 1958 and is continuing that commitment by working with Sophia to provide more flexible opportunities for you to earn college credit.

Sophia's affordable, self-paced courses give you additional options to complete your degree program while balancing work, life, education. Learn anytime, anywhere on your computer tablet or smartphone in an online environment that fits your needs.

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UMass Global

Save Time and Money with College Courses from Sophia

UMass Global (formerly Brandman University) has served working students since 1958 and is continuing that commitment by working with Sophia to provide more flexible opportunities for you to earn college credit.

Sophia's affordable, self-paced courses give you additional options to complete your degree program while balancing work, life, education. Learn anytime, anywhere on your computer tablet or smartphone in an online environment that fits your needs.

or
No credit card required
Free trial never expires

How It Works

Here's how Sophia works with your degree at UMass Global.

01

Try Sophia for Free

Get started with a free trial and experience Sophia's smart, user-friendly courseroom. Sample as many of our college-level online courses as you'd like, get to know the instructors, and see if Sophia is right for you.

  • Tour the courseroom
  • Meet the instructors
  • Take the first quiz
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You can skip this step and Become a Member right away.

02

Become a Member

Save time and money earning your degree when you become a Sophia member. Our online and on-demand courses help you knock out your general education requirements fast and on your terms.

  • Gain unlimited access
  • 60+ on-demand courses
  • Only $99 a month

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03

Take Courses

Take one or many of our highly-rated courses. Complete all the required assessments with an overall score of 70% or above and go onto the next one.

  • Take as many (or as few) as you want
  • Go at your own pace
  • Courses are pass-fail

04

Transfer Credit

When you complete a course, Sophia will send you a congratulatory email letting you know we automatically sent your transcript to UMass Global.

  • Easy
  • Automated
  • Free
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Membership Plans & Pricing

Try any course for free and when you're ready, choose a membership plan to get unlimited access to 30+ courses.

1 Month

You want to work quickly through one or two courses.

$99

Per month. Auto-renews.

4 Months

You want to knock out several gen eds over a few months.

25% savings
$299

For four months. Auto-renews.

Best deal

12 Months

You prefer to work through courses at a slower pace.

50% savings
$599

Per year. Auto-renews.

Courses

Select from Sophia courses that fit your degree program at UMass Global.

If you're unsure which courses are applicable toward your program, we recommend reviewing our course list with an advisor from your school to find the best options.

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Help Center

Have questions about your degree program? Contact UMass Global.

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UMass Global's Degree Programs
Sophia Course General Education Course Categories Credit Equivalents Rating
Business
Business Communication Business Communication COMU 10000 3
3530
Business Law Business Law BUSU 10000 3
12149
College Readiness College Readiness TRNU 10000 3
18828
Developing Effective Teams Developing Effective Teams ORGU 10000 1
45787
Financial Accounting Financial Accounting ACCU 10000 3
27418
Introduction to Business Introduction to Business BUSU 10000 3
36101
Personal Finance Personal Finance TRNU 10000 3
8023
Principles of Finance Principles of Finance FINU 10000 3
22595
Principles of Management Principles of Management MGTU 10000 3
10179
Project Management Project Management MGTU 10000 3
36445
Career Success
Career Readiness Career Readiness TRNU 10000 3
1979
Introduction to Career Readiness Introduction to Career Readiness TRNU 10000 1
1022
Workplace Writing I Workplace Writing I TRNU 10000 3
841
Workplace Writing II Workplace Writing II ENGU 1000W 3
1110
Computer Science and IT
IT Career Exploration IT Career Exploration TRNU 10000 1
2489
Introduction to Information Technology Introduction to Information Technology CSCU 10000 3
36688
Introduction to Java Programming Introduction to Java Programming CSCU 10000 3
2954
Introduction to Python Programming Introduction to Python Programming CSCU 10000 3
3314
Introduction to Relational Databases Introduction to Relational Databases CSCU 10000 3
5620
Introduction to Web Development Introduction to Web Development CSCU 10000 3
18972
English and Communication
Conflict Resolution Conflict Resolution ORGU 10000 3
29429
English Composition I English Composition I ENGU 10000 3
15571
English Composition II English Composition II ENGU 10000 3
8201
Foundations of English Composition Foundations of English Composition ENGU 1NOGE 3
4728
Public Speaking Public Speaking COMU 10000 3
6598
The Essentials of Managing Conflict The Essentials of Managing Conflict TRNU 10000 1
25008
Visual Communications Visual Communications ARTU 10000 3
38609
Workplace Communication Workplace Communication COMU 10000 3
15483
Humanities
Ancient Greek Philosophers Ancient Greek Philosophers PHLU 10000 3
6918
Approaches to Studying Religions Approaches to Studying Religions RELU 10000 3
3841
Art History I Art History I ARTU 10000 3
37298
Art History II Art History II ARTU 10000 3
15874
Critical Thinking Critical Thinking PHLU 10000 3
7012
Introduction to Ethics Introduction to Ethics PHLU 10000 3
34748
Language
Spanish I Spanish I SPNU 10000 3
3343
Spanish II Spanish II SPNU 10000 3
736
Math
Calculus I Calculus I MATU 10000 4
4512
College Algebra College Algebra MATU 10000 3
39715
Introduction to College Mathematics Introduction to College Mathematics MATU 10000 3
10067
Introduction to Statistics Introduction to Statistics MATU 10000 3
45831
Precalculus Precalculus MATU 10000 3
1496
Math and Science
Foundations of Statistics Foundations of Statistics MATU 10000 2
6422
SUCCESS PREPARATION: NOT CREDIT BEARING
Foundations of College Algebra Foundations of College Algebra -- NO TRANSFER CREDIT --
1492
Science
Environmental Science Environmental Science ESCU 10000 3
30464
Human Biology Human Biology BIOU 10000 3
40033
Human Biology Lab Human Biology Lab BIOU 10LAB 1
2303
Introduction to Chemistry Introduction to Chemistry CHMU 10000 3
5781
Introduction to Chemistry Lab Introduction to Chemistry Lab CHMU 10LAB 1
904
Introduction to Nutrition Introduction to Nutrition FSNU 10000 3
21516
Microbiology Microbiology ECNU 10000 3
2343
Microbiology Lab Microbiology Lab BIOU 10LAB 1
698
Social Science
Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology PSYU 10000 3
16439
Introduction to Sociology: Embracing Diversity and Collaboration Introduction to Sociology SOCU 10000 3
7909
Macroeconomics Macroeconomics ECNU 10000 3
14483
Microeconomics Microeconomics ECNU 10000 3
9993
U.S. Government U.S. Government POSU 10000 3
3742
U.S. History I U.S. History I HISU 10000 3
7232
U.S. History II U.S. History II HISU 10000 3
2358

Other Sophia Courses

UMass Global has not formally confirmed credit transfer for these courses. Please contact the school for approval.

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Reviews

Our students love the freedom, flexibility and support we offer. See what they're saying about Sophia's courses.

by Youvens L. on June 13, 2024
It was very helpful
by Benedetto T. on June 13, 2024
There is quite a bit of information which is good but the touchstone is abnormally long
by elian a. on June 13, 2024
too long
by Oghenetega W. on June 13, 2024
Perfect
by Trinity M. on June 13, 2024
there were multiple test answers that were incorrect, otherwise pretty good course
by Keahi M. on June 13, 2024
My favorite Sophia course.
by Aweis H. on June 13, 2024
amazing program, very flexible times.
by Chelsea P. on June 13, 2024
Such a great class. I learned some new tools and overall, it was easy to follow. Got it completed quickly and efficiently.