UMASS Dartmouth

6 months
14870 USD/full
14870 USD/full
Tuition fee
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The Business programme from UMASS Dartmouth is a one-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree but need additional academic and/or English support to gain entry to MBA or MS degree programs in business.


During the The Business programme from UMASS Dartmouth you will also take courses you will earn credit for towards your master's degree. Successful completion of the Graduate GSSP leads to the Master of Business Administration or Master of Science degree programs at UMass Dartmouth.

Popular Careers for Graduates

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Budget and Financial Analysis
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Project and Operations Management
  • Sales

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Finance and Economics for Managers
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Advanced Organizational Behavior
  • Information Technology Management
  • Academic Skills Building for Graduate Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To enter the UMass Dartmouth Global Student Success Program all students must meet both the academic and English language requirements. 

  • A GPA equal to a 2.6 on the USA scale of 4.0
  • A completed 3 or 4 year Bachelor's Degree from any discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14870 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14870 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    14870 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14870 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


Family Bursaries:  UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP offers financial support in the form of family bursaries. A bursary applies where two or more students from the same family study with a member institution. The bursary is equivalent to 10% of the tuition fee of your program of study.

International Scholars Award: The International Scholars Award is awarded by UMass Dartmouth in collaboration with UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP for its GSSP students.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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