Becker College is a college in central Massachusetts, United States, with campuses in Worcester and Leicester. Becker College traces its history from the union of two Massachusetts educational institutions—one founded in 1784 and the other in 1887. The college offers more than 40 undergraduate degree programs including nursing programs, a veterinary science program, and video game design and development programs. The college’s fall 2016 enrollment was 2,189. Becker College has more than 21,000 alumni.
Becker offers more than 40 degree programs ranging from Animal Sciences and Criminal Justice and Game Design to Nursing and Veterinary Sciences. Becker has a total of 419 faculty and staff, representing an 17:1 student/faculty ratio. The college offers Bachelor, Associate, and Accelerated Degree Programs, in 2014 Becker College launched a master of arts in mental health counseling and in 2016 launched a master of science in nursing. All programs are fully accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Becker College is currently fields 17 intercollegiate athletic teams that compete in the Division III level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The soccer, tennis, field hockey, golf, basketball, baseball, volleyball and softball teams complete in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC).