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Create your own path at Beal University.

Online or on campus.

Find your passion and get the education you need to pursue a thriving career in nursing, health sciences, counseling, welding, business administration or other fields. Beal University’s hybrid and online learning options give you the flexibility you need to succeed.

Find your passion at Beal.

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Get the support you need to pursue your dream. At Beal University, we provide the help our students need to thrive, including academic advising, career guidance, special needs and disability accommodation, peer tutoring and other learning resources. Plus, you’ll have full access to our university library, bookstore, computer resources and more.

About how attending Beal University can help to put you ahead.

Discover Beal

Located in Bangor and Wilton, Maine, Beal University has been providing career-focused education since 1891.

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Explore Programs

Beal offers a wide array of programs with options to earn your diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree.


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Beal University

For more than 130 years, Beal University has established a reputation for training capable professionals. Our flexible, career-focused programs are recognized for producing graduates that are ready to thrive in their chosen fields. We give our students the tools and learning options they need to accelerate their education and start on a rewarding career path.

Founded in 1891

130+ years of career-focused education.

Year-Round Classes

Accelerated programs to complete your degree faster.

2 On-Campus Locations

Take courses at our Bangor or Wilton campuses, or online.

Flexible Hybrid &

Online Learning

Complete your education online, on campus or a combination of both. Beal University offers flexible learning options to help you earn your degree with minimal disruption to your current lifestyle or schedule. Most of our programs are 100% online with several program options on-campus / hybrid. Hybrid and online learning options give you the peace of mind, flexibility and support that you need to succeed.

Why Choose

Beal University?

At Beal, we understand the unique challenges that today’s students face when pursuing or advancing their careers. We’re committed to helping you get there. Our accelerated degree programs are designed to help you enter the field faster, while offering flexible learning options that support your lifestyle.

Accelerated Degree Programs

Our terms are only 8 weeks long and classes run year-round, enabling you to complete your degree faster.

Flexible Schedules

Take classes during the day or evening. Classes are offered in-person, online or in a hybrid format (partly on-campus and online).

Supportive Community

Our small setting creates a tight-knit community to help you thrive academically and professionally.

Transfer Credits

Beal has articulation agreements with many local high schools. Plus, we accept up to 75% transfer credits earned at other accredited schools into our degree programs.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates are in demand by employers. Our degree programs are aligned with job opportunities in the local area and beyond.



We are committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. Beal University’s financial aid advisors are here to assist you in applying for a wide range of funding options, such as federal grants and loans, veteran benefits and Maine State grant assistance for students who are eligible. We will discuss funding options to help you determine what you might qualify for and guide you through the application process.

Available programs to those who qualify:

  • Federal Pell Grant Program
  • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity
  • Grant (SEOG)
  • Maine State Grant
  • Federal Direct Loans
  • Federal Plus Loans
  • Veterans’ Educational Benefits (GI Bill®)
  • The Maine Loan
  • Scholarships

Beal in the


An Accelerated Path
to Your New Career

Choose from six convenient start dates per year. Take courses year-round to complete your education in the shortest amount of time possible. From short-term diploma programs to Master’s degrees, Beal University offers programs to fit your unique career goals. Plus, our programs have multiple tiers – if you only want to go to school for 8 months, we have diploma programs that can help you enter the field faster. When you’re ready to move up, we’re here to help you earn your associate’s degree, bachelor’s and master’s degree. Whatever your desired path, we’ll help you get there.



Our online and hybrid options give you the flexibility and freedom to complete your education from anywhere. Group projects, discussion questions and integrative assignments create an interactive curriculum that provides the same high-quality education as a traditional learning experience. Plus, our expert instructors and staff are available to provide personalized instruction and one-on-one attention when you need it.



All Beal University students – including those in our online programs – have full access to our campus resources. Discover a supportive network of student services, career development, online university library, and more. Meet one-on-one with academic advisors, career advisors, tutors and other staff to help you along any stage of your journey at Beal.

We Prepare You for

a Thriving Career

When you graduate from Beal University, we will help you prepare to enter the workforce with confidence, knowing that your skills are highly valuable in today’s economic environment. By conducting careful research into employment gaps ‘within our economy, Beal has established career-focused programs that ensure our students are fully trained, skilled and ready to thrive in their field.


Our Programs

Find your passion at Beal. With several diplomas, associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees to choose from, you can select a program that suits your interests, values and career goals.

Next Program

Start Date: May 1, 2023

Next Program Start Dates

  • May 1stAccounting: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Accounting is one of the most solid careers in terms of employability and stability, and also in terms of consistent growth. Selecting any program of study is not easy with the constantly changing professional environment, but having an Accounting Associate Degree from Beal University lets you know that your education will be current when you enter the workforce. University
  • May 1stHuman Resources: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 During the business-focused Human Resource Management Associate Degree program, you'll get application-oriented training in many aspects of Human Resource Management, such as accounting and payroll, employee benefits, employment law, management communications, principles of marketing, ethics in business and more. All this to thoroughly prepare you for when you enter the workforce. University
  • May 1stAssociate in Nursing: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 You want to make a difference in peoples' lives, throughout health, illness, and recovery. Register to take the entrance exam today! University
  • May 1stHealth Information Technology: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Health Information Technology professionals are responsible for the quality, integrity, and protection of patients' health information. Beal's HIT program incorporates the disciplines of medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law into one curriculum. Because of this unique mixture, HIT graduates can choose from a variety of work settings. University
  • May 1stMedical Administrative Specialist: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 If you're organized, adept and interested in health care, then you would be of benefit in a Medical Office settings. With Beal University's Medical Office Specialist Associate's Degree program, you'll choose to specialize in either a medical coding or transcription concentration, both of which are valuable skills to have. Pursue your new career at Beal University today. University
  • May 1stMedical Assisting: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 If you enjoy helping others and have an interest in allied health, Beal University's Medical Assisting program will set you on the right path. Our program trains you on how to provide support to patients and healthcare staff at hospitals, physicians’ offices, and clinics by conducting clinical and administrative duties. University
  • May 1stHealth Information Management: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 With a Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management, you’ll be prepared to advance into professional leadership roles as a medical records manager, risk management officer, clinical data analyst, corporate compliance officer and more. Work in hospitals, nursing homes, mental health facilities, and other medical institutions. University
  • May 1stBachelors in Nursing (BSN): Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Our online program will continue to develop your nursing knowledge without impacting your nursing practice... University
  • May 1stBiomedical Science (BS): Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Looking to start a science-related position in a variety of industries? Our Online Biomedical Science program can help you get there... University
  • May 1stBusiness Administration: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 The Business programs will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to start a rewarding business career. You can choose between the Associate's or Bachelor's Degree program. You will learn a variety of important business topics, including accounting, marketing, economics, finance, business law, and healthcare management. You will feel fully prepared to enter the workforce as a business professional and start a career in a short period of time. University
  • May 1stHealthcare Sciences: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 If you're interested in starting a career in the Healthcare field or are looking to enhance your existing one... University
  • May 1stMasters in Nursing (MSN): Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 If you're looking to expand your nursing career opportunities, Beal University's Master of Science in Nursing Degree could be right for you. University
  • May 1stMasters in Business Administration (MBA): Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Are you ready to take the next step in your business career? Our Master's in Business Administration (MBA) program provides training in a variety of topics that can result in career growth from supervisory to management or leadership positions in an organization or business. University
  • May 1stCannabis Business & Sciences: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 The cannabis industry shows fast growth, with that growth comes a wide range of new jobs. Beal’s online cannabis degree programs... University
  • May 1stAddiction Counseling: Beal University - Bangor Campus 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 Do you have a desire to help others struggling with addiction? Earn your Diploma, AS or BS in Addiction Counseling - 100% Online... University

An Accredited

Beal University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education. This means Beal University meets specific criteria for educational quality and other standards for higher-education institutions. Accreditation also allows Beal to transfer credits from other accredited schools and to be able to offer federal financial aid to eligible students.

Is Beal University

Right for You?

Find out by taking the Beal University Education Readiness Quiz. This fun online quiz will help you identify goals, personal strengths and important facts about your potential career path. So you can make an informed decision about your future. It only takes 3 minutes.