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Graduate UMB Navitas GSSP: Science and Mathematics

The Graduate UMass Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program (GSSP) 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 Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP 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.

Bachelor's Degree


UMass Boston
Master's Degree



Year International Students


US$29,743 (Two semesters)

Other mandatory fees apply



Two semesters (up to 6 credits)

Semester Start Dates

Computer Science: September, January and May

Physics: September, January and May


Computer Science/Applied Physics

Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP program components
Semester 1 Course title Credits

NAV 001


Navigating the Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP




NAV 002

Introduction to Graduate Research



Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP Seminar


CS 615

User Interface Design*


CS 210

Intermediate Computing


Total credits


Semester 2 Course title Credits

NAV 003

Academic Communication for Graduate Students


CS 310

Advanced Data Structures & Algorithms


CS 420

Theory of Computation

3 (UMB)


Graduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP Seminar


Total credits


Total program credits 6

*Subject to change as per academic department.

Program information

  • Progression requirements: B in all classes; 3.0 GPA minimum
  • PMP credit hours applied to degree: 3-6 credit hours (1-2 credit courses). Number of credits applied to degree is subject to evaluation by the Graduate Program Department.
  • Remaining credit hours to complete degree program: 24-30 credit hours

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 UMass Boston Navitas GSSP or Navitas Pty Ltd.

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