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Graduate Entry Requirements

Navitas provides entry directly into the UMass Boston Graduate program OR through its Global Student Support Program (GSSP). The Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP is a two-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree, but need additional academic and/or English support to gain entry to a master’s degree program.

The Graduate requirements vary depending on the academic and English language qualification results achieved. For further information and a list of countries exempt from English, please see here:

Computer Science

Academic Entry Requirements 2.75 GPA 2.75 GPA 2.75-3.0 GPA
Academic Qualification Bachelor's degree Bachelor's degree Bachelor's degree in related field of study
Standardized Exam Scores n/a n/a GMAT/GRE required for admission
IELTS 5.5 5 6
TOEFL 69 59 79
PEARSON Versant 50 46 56
Duolingo 90 85 100
Progression Requirement B in all classes, 3.0 GPA B in all classes, 3.0 GPA n/a
Other Requirements • Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) • Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) • University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) • Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) – • Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) • University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) • Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) – • Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) • University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public)

Conflict Resolution and International Relations

Academic Entry Requirements 2.75 GPA 2.75 GPA 2.75-3.0 GPA
Academic Qualification Bachelor's degree in related field of study Bachelor's degree in related field of study Bachelor's degree in related field of study
Standardized Exam Scores n/a n/a GMAT/GRE required for admission
IELTS 6 5.5 6.5
PEARSON Versant n/a n/a n/a
TOEFL 80 75 90
Progression Requirement B in all classes, 3.0 GPA B in all classes, 3.0 GPA n/a
Other Requirements -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) -Statement of purpose -3 Letters of recommendation -Resume -University transcripts and diploma -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public)

College of Management

Academic Qualification Bachelor's degree in related field of study Bachelor's degree in related field of study Bachelor's degree in related field of study
Academic Entry Requirements 2.75 GPA 2.75 GPA 2.75-3.0 GPA
IELTS 6.0 5.5 6.5
TOEFL 85 79 90
Duolingo 100 95 105
PEARSON Versant 56 50 60
Standardized Exam Scores n/a n/a GMAT/GRE required for admission
Progression Requirement 520 GMAT or GRE equivalent; B in all classes; 3.0 GPA 520 GMAT or GRE equivalent; B in all classes; 3.0 GPA n/a
Other Requirements -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) -Statement of purpose -3 Letters of recommendation -Resume -University transcripts and diploma -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public)

All Other Programs

Academic Qualification Bachelor's degree Bachelor's degree Bachelor's degree in related field of study
Academic Entry Requirements 2.75 2.75 2.75-3.0 GPA
IELTS 5.5 5.0 6.0-6.5
TOEFL 69 59 79-90
PEARSON Versant n/a n/a n/a
Standardized Exam Scores n/a n/a SAT/ACT
Progression Requirement B in all classes, 3.0 GPA B in all classes, 3.0 GPA n/a
Other Requirements -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public) -Statement of Purpose (student name must be indicated) -Letters of Recommendation (must be from a professional/academic reference) -University transcripts and diploma (must be certified by agency or notary public)

Country by Country Requirements

Credentials must be equivalent to a 4-year U.S. bachelor’s degree. This table is only a guide for eligibility for the Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP. For countries not listed, please contact admissions@UMBnavitasGSSP.com.

Graduate Requirements by Country

Argentina Bachelor’s degree with an average of 5/6
Australia Bachelor’s degree (Honours) with credit average, in the range of 56%-65% or grade of 4/5
Azerbaijan Bachelor’s degree in the range of 66%-70%
Bahrain Bachelor’s degree in the range of 76% -80%
Bangladesh Bachelor’s degree in the range of 51%-60%
Botswana Bachelor’s degree in the range of 56%-60% or C/D grade
Brazil Bachelor’s degree with an average of 6/7
Brunei Bachelor’s degree in the range of 66%-70%
Cambodia Bachelor’s degree in the range of 68%-70% or 6/7 average
Cameroon Bachelor’s degree in the range of 58%-60%
Canada Bachelor’s degree with an average of C+/B (varies by province)
Chile Bachelor’s degree with an average of 4/5
China Bachelor degree completed with an 80% average - varies by grading systems
Colombia Licenciatura or Professional Title with the average of 3.4/3.5
Ecuador Bachelor’s degree with an average of 7.4/7.5 on 10 point scale, 14/15 on 20 point scale or 76-80 on the 100 point scale
Egypt Bachelor’s degree in the range of 61%-65%
Fiji Bachelor’s degree in the range of 61%-65%
France Bachelor’s degree with a 11/12 average or C/D (ECTS scale)
Ghana Bachelor degree in the range of 66%-70%
Hong Kong Bachelor’s degree with a C/D grade
India Bachelor degree in the range of 55%-60% or an average of 7 on a 10 point scale
Indonesia Bachelor’s degree with B/C average or in the range of 2.6 to 3.0
Iran Bachelor’s degree with an average of 13.6 to 14.0
Israel Bachelor’s degree in the range of 73%-75%
Japan Bachelor’s degree in the range of 66%-70% (Ka/Ryo)
Jordan Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78%-84% or C+/B grade
Kazakhstan Bachelor’s degree with a C/D (ECTS) or 3/4 grade
Kenya Bachelor's degree in the range of 48%-50%
Kuwait Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78%-82%
Laos Bachelor’s degree with an average of 13/14
Macau Bachelor’s degree in the range of 11-12 or 15/16 grade
Mexico Bachelor’s degree with 7/8 grade or in the range of 76%-80%
Mongolia Bachelor's degree in the range of 76%-80% or 2/3 grade
Morocco Bachelor’s degree with an average of 10.5/11
Myanmar Bachelor's degree in the range of 48% -50%
Nepal Bachelor's degree in the range of 44%-46% or C+ to B grade
Nigeria Bachelor's degree in the range of 45%-50%
Oman Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78% -83%
Pakistan Bachelor's degree in the range of 58%-60%
Panama Bachelor’s degree in the range of 79% -81%
Peru Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78%-80% or 11.5/12 grade
Philippines Bachelor's degree in the range of 81%-86%
Qatar Bachelor’s degree in the range of 78%-80% or C/B grade
Russia Bachelor's with Khorosho (Good) or grade of 3/4
Saudi Arabia Bachelor's degree in the range of 78% -80%
Singapore Bachelor’s degree with an average of 48%-50%
South Africa Bachelor’s degree with an average of 58%-60%
South Korea Bachelor’s degree completion in the range of C+ to B grade
Sri Lanka Bachelor’s degree with an average of 68%-70 or C/D grade
Sweden Bachelor’s degree with G (Godkänd)
Taiwan Bachelor's degree with an average of 68%-70% or C/B grade
Tanzania Bachelor’s degree with an average of 48%-50%
Thailand Bachelor’s degree with a grade of C+ to B or 2.6 to 3
Turkey Bachelor’s degree in the range of orta and iyi, or a CB/BB average on AA-FF scale, or C/D average on ECTS scale
UAE Bachelor’s degree with an average of 78%-80%
Uganda Bachelor’s degree with a B- to B grade
Ukraine Bachelor’s degree with a 3/4 grade
United Kingdom Bachelor's degree with an average of 48%-50%
USA Bachelor’s degree with GPA of 2.75
Vietnam Bachelor's degree with a 5 to 7 grade
Zambia Bachelor’s degree with a C+/B grade
Zimbabwe Bachelor’s degree in the range of 56%-60% or C+ to B grade

How to apply

For all UMass Boston Navitas GSSP applications and direct entry applications: Please complete our online application form and email any required documents to admissions@umbnavitasgssp.com.

Please visit the relevant Program page for additional information relevant to your application.

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