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Why study with Navitas at UMass Boston?
Study in Boston, America’s education city. Start as a UMass Boston
student from day one. Academic credits are UMass Boston credits. No freshman
exit criteria. UMass Boston is Boston’s only public university and
is rated among the Top 75 in the USA for Best Value Colleges - Princeton Review,
2010 /11.

UMass Boston offers more than 100 majors/minors of study with a student faculty
ratio of 16:1. Undergraduate Business Management is ranked Tier 1 #159 according to 2013 U.S. News & World Report. The UMass Boston campus is among the most ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse university campuses in New England.
UMass Boston’s MBA program ranked #117 according to 2013 U.S. News & World Report

Over the next few years, the university will see more than US$750 million in new facilities and infrastructure construction, including: Integrated Science Complex Housing cutting edge research and teaching labs, brand new modern classroom space and research centers. General Academic Building No. 1 Offering state-of-the-art classrooms; theatre, art and performance spaces, a café and a student lounge.


Undergraduate Programmes

■■ Africana Studies ■■ American Studies ■■ Anthropology ■■ Archaeology and History ■■ Art ■■ Asian Studies ■■ Classical Languages ■■ Classical Studies ■■ Communication ■■ Criminal Justice
■■ Economics ■■ English ■■ Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy
■■ French ■■ History ■■ Italian ■■ Latin American and Iberian Studies
■■ Music ■■ Philosophy ■■ Philosophy and Public Policy ■■ Political Science  ■■ Psychology (BA)/(BS) ■■ Psychology and Sociology
■■ Social Psychology ■■ Sociology ■■ Spanish ■■ Theatre Arts
■■ Women’s Studies ■■ Accounting ■■ Finance ■■ Information Technology – a joint major with Science and Mathematics (BS IT)
■■ International Management ■■ Management ■■ Management Information Systems ■■ Marketing ■■ Supply Chain and Service Management ■■ Computer Engineering ■■ Computer Science
■■ Electrical Engineering ■■ Engineering Physics ■■ Environmental, Earth and Ocean Sciences ■■ Mathematics ■■ Physics ■■ Select majors† 

Graduate Programmes

Graduate Programs

 

■■ MBA – Master of Business Administration

■■ Finance ■■ Accounting ■■ International Management

■■ Information Technology  ■■ International Relations ■■ Conflict Resolution ■■ Computer Science ■■ Applied Physics

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with a 50% or higher
India • All India Senior Secondary Certificate (CSBE) with 50% and higher
• CICSE with C1 or 5 (C1-A1) (5-1)
General Certificate of Education:
Ordinary Level (GCE O-levels)
Completion with a C or higher

IELTS
Duration of program Overall score
One semester 5.5 ( 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0)
Two semesters 5.0 (5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0)
Three semesters 4.5 (4.5 4.5 4.0 4.0)
Any band 4.5 or lower in any area is automatic three semester offering. No band lower than 4.5 in reading and writing and no band lower than 4.0 in speaking and listening will be accepted for Stage I IUTP English.

MBA entry requirements
Admission requirements Master’s in Stream A Master’s in Stream B
Academic entry requirements Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA
equivalent to USA 3.25
Bachelor’s degree with a GPA equivalent
to USA 3.0
English language requirements TOEFL (iBT) of 80 or IELTS of 6.0 TOEFL (iBT) of 80 or IELTS of 6.0
Letters of reference and/or work experience No Minimum 2 years
Credit hours towards master’s 9-12 credit hours (3–4 courses) 9-12 credit hours (3–4 courses)
Available starting August, January and May August, January and May
Total master’s program duration for MBA 57 credits*/5 semesters 57 credits*/5 semesters
Total master’s program duration for
Accounting, Finance, International
Management and Information Technology
42–48 credits*/ 4–5 semesters 42–48 credits*/ 4–5 semesters
* Students with a related degree may be eligible to waive some of the business core courses
GMAT scores are not required for admission to PMP. GMAT preparation classes will be conducted by Navitas on a weekly basis to help prepare you for the test.
A GMAT score of 520 overall or 37th percentile, a B in all classes and a cumulative GPA of 3.2 is required to matriculate into the MBA and Business programs.
Computer Science/Applied Physics/International Relations/Conflict Resolution entry requirements
Admission requirements Master’s in Stream A Master’s in Stream B
Academic entry requirements Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA
equivalent to USA 2.75
Bachelor’s degree with a GPA equivalent
to USA 2.75
English language requirements TOEFL (iBT) of 69 or IELTS of 5.5 or
Pearson test 50
TOEFL (iBT) of 69 or IELTS of 5.5 or
Pearson test 50
Letters of reference and/or work experience Yes/No Yes/No
Credit hours towards master’s 8-16 credit hours 8-12 credit hours
Statement of Purpose Yes Yes
Available starting August, January and May August, January and May
Duration 2 semesters 2 semesters
Total master’s program duration 36 credits (4 semesters) 36 credits (4 semesters)

 

 

Dates and Prices

SPRING: JANUARY
SUMMER: MAY
FALL: AUGUST
INTAKES

Fees and charges for the 2014/15 academic year
Program Duration Total program fee (US$)
UPP Three semesters $27,300 (30 credits)
PMP Two semesters $23,940
Intensive English Program* Per semester $5,990
Mixed English option* Per semester $4,200 (English component only)
Other fees and charges
Administration fee One time $250
Health insurance (mandatory) Per year $2,160
Other mandatory fees (new student fee, ID fee,
international student fee)
Three semesters $933
* The Intensive English program and Mixed English component of the UPP are delivered through UMass Boston College of Advancing and Professional Studies.
Fees and charges are subject to change without notice. Actual program costs may be higher or lower depending on specific course choices. The fees and charges
listed above do not include accommodation or meals. Tuition fees are effective September 2014.
Program fees include:
ƒ. full tuition and orientation program
ƒ. access to UMass Boston facilities campus center, library, athletic center, computers, etc)
ƒ. participation in UMass Boston students clubs and associations
ƒ. UMass Boston academic and career advising, housing, international student advising, IT services and other services available to all students on campus
ƒ. twenty-four hour access to on-campus security department
ƒ. access to UMass Boston health services (additional fees may apply). Health insurance In accordance with the State of Massachusetts Qualifying  Student Health Insurance Program, all Navitas USA students must carry health insurance. Therefore, if you do not have health insurance under another plan with comparable (equal or better) coverage, you must join the UMass Boston Student Health Insurance Plan. Please note: The following items do not
meet the state’s criteria for comparable insurance coverage:
ƒ. Foreign (international) health insurance
ƒ. Uncompensated Care Pool (free care)
Additional
In addition to your tuition and other fees, you will need approximately US$12,000 to US$15,000 to meet your living expenses each year. Typical expenses include accommodation, meals, books, stationery, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, recreation, and entertainment. These will vary according to your individual requirements. Please remember that living in the metropolitan area might make it tempting for you to spend more, so you should plan your expenses according to your budget. 


 

 

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