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Pre-Master's Program: Policy and Global Studies

The Navitas PMP is a two-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree but who need or wish to have additional support to gain entry into a UMass Boston graduate degree program. The Navitas at UMass Boston PMP helps to bridge the gap in academic or English skills by offering a range of courses such as research methods and academic communication.

With an emphasis on social justice, government accountability and transparency, strengthening democratic institutions, and sustainable policies for people and planet, the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies trains the next generation of local and global leaders in conflict resolution, gerontology, global comparative public administration, global governance and human security, international relations, public administration, and public policy.

Pathways at UMass Boston

Bachelor's Degree

 
 

Fees

Year International Students

2017

US$28,035 (Two semesters)

* Other mandatory fees apply

 

Location

Duration

Two semesters (up to 9 credits)

Semester Start Date

Fall: September 2017

PMP program components
Semester 1 Course title Credits

NAV 001

 

Navigating the Graduate Student Pathway

 

0

 

NAV 002

Introduction to Graduate Research

0

PSEM

PMP Seminar

0

PUBADM 631

Theories and Concepts of International Relations

3

PUBADM 632

Contemporary Issues in World Politics

3 (UMB)

Total credits

6

Semester 2 Course title Credits

NAV 003

Academic Communication for Graduate Students

0

NAV 004

Intercultural Issues for Graduate Students

0

PUBADM 633

Research Methods & Analysis in Int'l Relations

3 (UMB)

PUBADM 634

International Political Economy

3 (UMB)

PSEM

PMP Seminar

0

Total credits

6

Total program credits 9-12*

Program information

Progression requirements: B in all classes; 3.0 GPA minimum

Additional credit bearing courses in the College of Science and Math may include:

  • Advanced Studies in International Relations (PUBADM 681)

*PMP credit hours applied to degree: 3-9 credit hours (1-3 credit courses)

*Remaining credit hours to complete degree program: 27-33 credit hours

*Number of credits applied to degree is subject to evaluation by the Graduate Program Department

Entry into your UMass Boston McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies graduate degree program

Disclaimer: This information may be subject to change without notice or at the discretion of Navitas member institutions or Navitas Limited.