University of Massachusetts Boston - Master's Degree

University of Massachusetts-Boston is a public institution that was founded in 1964. The University, also known as UMass Boston, is the third-largest campus in the five-campus University of Massachusetts System. It is the only public University in Boston.

  • Average Tuition USD 30,230

School Description

UMass Boston's 11 colleges and schools offer more than 80 undergraduate and 110 graduate programs. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The University is located on 177 acres on the Columbia Point peninsula in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. UMass Boston students come from 149 countries. Notable alumni include Paul English (Co-founder of Blade, KAYAK and GetHuman) who did BA/MS, Computer Science during 1982-1989 and Nova Spivack (CEO & Co-founder, Bottlenose) who did Liberal Arts, during 1986-1987.

Master Programs

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Accountancy

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    American Studies

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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    applied economics

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    applied linguistics

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

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    applied physics

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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    applied sociology

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    Biology

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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    Biomedical Science

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general, program that focuses on the integrative scientific study of biological issues related to health and medicine, or a program in one or more of the biomedical sciences that is undifferentiated as to title. Includes instruction in any of the basic medical sciences at the research level; biological science research in biomedical faculties; and general studies encompassing a variety of the biomedical disciplines.

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    Business Administration

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    Computer Science

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    Counseling, mental health

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical psychology, involving the analysis, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of psychological disorders and behavioral pathologies. Includes instruction in clinical assessment and diagnosis, personality appraisal, psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, behavior modification, therapeutic intervention skills, patient interviewing, personalized and group therapy, child and adolescent therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, supervised clinical practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations.

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    Creative writing

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

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    English

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    Environmental science

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    Exercise & Health Science

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.

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    Finance

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    History

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    Information Technology

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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    International Relations

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Latin & Classical Humanities

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the literary culture of the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the Greek and Latin languages and literatures and their development prior to the fall of the Roman Empire.

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    Psychology

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    Public Administration

    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation, microeconomic analysis of policy issues, resource allocation and decision modeling, cost/benefit analysis, statistical methods, and applications to specific public policy topics.

  • 100 William T Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA

    Public Policy

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Special Education; Middle/Secondary

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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    Urban Planning & Community Development

    USD 31,425 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to function as professional planners. Includes instruction in principles of architecture; master plan development; service, communications, and transportation systems design; community and commercial development; zoning; land use planning; applied economics; policy analysis; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 460
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 202
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 643
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 551

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GRE 300
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 450
  • Minimum SAT 900

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    Established in 1964

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    The Princeton Review has named UMass Boston as one of its "Best in the Northeast" colleges.

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          • Testimony
            1991-1993, BS

            What I love about UMass BostonThe exposure and results! UMass had economics professors with great communication skills, that are actually working in the field not first year teaching assistant! Class Size was intimate allowing incredible indepth work. I came out with actual business product and research. UMass Cares!

          • Testimony
            2009-2010, BA

            University of Massachusetts is like no other.What I love about the University is the way it challenges me by surrounding me with peers who have so much knowledge to share about the upcoming sales climate. The kids at this school are all exceptional in this singular quality. It was so exciting to work with women and men from all over the world. It showed me how much I have yet to see!

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            2006-2009, BA

            Professors at economics department and campus location are greatI met many wonderful teachers and professors at UMASS. Especially professors at economics dpt treated students empathically even after class. Also, the campus has a fabulous view of the sea, and clean. The location is extremely cold in winter though