PARTNER INSTITUTION

Framingham State University

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At the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Framingham State University you'll find that excellence goes hand-in-hand with intellectual development and enrichment. We provide a comprehensive range of study including graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs, noncredit courses, and programs for educators. We offer a small, close-knit community of faculty and students. Whether you take classes on campus or online, you'll get personal attention and practical training.

Framingham State University offers the American Museum of Natural History's Seminars on Science courses for 3 graduate credits each. After completing the six-week, online course, students register for FSU credit. They must have a bachelor's degree to be eligible.

Framingham State University

FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Additional cost $360
3 graduate credits

Registration Instructions

To receive FSU graduate credit, you must register within 30 days of completion of your Seminars on Science course.

MATRICULATED STUDENTS

Use these instructions if you are currently a Framingham student.

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Please register and pay for a Seminars on Science course at the AMNH website.
  2. Successful completion of a Seminars on Science course is based upon your AMNH instructor’s evaluation of your work. Only work that meets or exceeds expectations outlined in the course’s evaluation rubric will be considered for graduate credit.
  3. Print the Framingham State registration form (linked below) and return it to FSU with your FSU tuition payment ($180) and a copy of your Seminars on Science course evaluation (sent to you by AMNH).

    Mail graduate paperwork to:
    Paula Hogard
    Division of Graduate and Continuing Education
    Framingham State University
    100 State Street, PO Box 9101
    Framingham, MA 01701-9101
    Registrations must be received within a month of course completion.

  4. Pay for the AMNH/FSU Partnership Fee ($180) here.

COURSE COSTS

AMNH course cost: $495
FSU tuition: $180
Partnership fee: $180
(3 graduate credits)

Total cost: $855

AMNH one-time registration fee: $25

REFUND POLICY

If you are a degree-seeking student at Framingham State University, refunds will be given based upon the institution's written policy.

NON-MATRICULATED STUDENTS

Use these instructions if you are not currently a Framingham student.

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Please register and pay for a Seminars on Science course at the AMNH website.
  2. Successful completion of a Seminars on Science course is based upon your AMNH instructor’s evaluation of your work. Only work that meets or exceeds expectations outlined in the course’s evaluation rubric will be considered for graduate credit.
  3. Print the Framingham State registration form (linked below) and return it to FSU with your FSU tuition payment ($180) and a copy of your Seminars on Science course evaluation (sent to you by AMNH).

    Mail graduate paperwork to:
    Paula Hogard
    Division of Graduate and Continuing Education
    Framingham State University
    100 State Street, PO Box 9101
    Framingham, MA 01701-9101
    Registrations must be received within a month of course completion.

  4. Pay for the AMNH/FSU Partnership Fee ($180) here.

COURSE COSTS

AMNH course cost: $495
FSU tuition: $180
Partnership fee: $180
(3 graduate credits)

Total cost: $855

AMNH one-time registration fee: $25

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are given on the following schedule:

15+ days prior to course start = 100%

1 - 14 days prior to start = 75%

Days 1 - 7 of course = 50%

Day 8+ of course = 0%

Course Listing

Framingham State University Courses

SCIENCE
COURSE NAME
COURSE ID

Earth Science

PRDV 78923

Life Science

PRDV 78019

Earth Science

PRDV 78319

Life Science

PRDV 77719

Life Science

PRDV 78419

Life Science

PRDV 77919

Earth Science

PRDV 77819

Life Science

PRDV 78119

Physical Science

PRDV 78121

Physical Science

PRDV 77619

Earth Science

PRDV 77322

Framingham State University

FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS

Additional cost $360
3 graduate credits

CONTACT INFO

Paula Hogard

(508) 626-4034

Photo of Framingham State University campus

At the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Framingham State University you'll find that excellence goes hand-in-hand with intellectual development and enrichment. We provide a comprehensive range of study including graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs, noncredit courses, and programs for educators. We offer a small, close-knit community of faculty and students. Whether you take classes on campus or online, you'll get personal attention and practical training.

Framingham State University offers the American Museum of Natural History's Seminars on Science courses for 3 graduate credits each. After completing the six-week, online course, students register for FSU credit. They must have a bachelor's degree to be eligible.