MENU

Pre-Master's Program: Science and Mathematics

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.

The College of Science and Mathematics delivers enhanced instruction, improves student success, and its undergraduate and graduate programs offer abundant opportunities to participate in independent, productive research.

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 6 credits)

Semester Start Dates

Computer Science: September, January and May

Physics: September only

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

MATH 140

Calculus

0

CS 110

Introduction to Computing

0

Total credits

0

Semester 2 Course title Credits

NAV 003

Academic Communication for Graduate Students

0

TBD

Additional credit course

3 (UMB)

TBD

Additional credit course

3 (UMB)

PSEM

PMP Seminar

0

Total credits

6

Total program credits 6*

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:

  • Introduction to the Theory of Computation (CS 420)
  • User Interface Design (CS 615)

*PMP credit hours applied to degree: 3-6 credit hours (1-2 credit courses)

*Remaining credit hours to complete degree program: 24-30 credit hours

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

Entry into your UMass Boston College of Science and Mathematics graduate degree program

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