In order to encourage outstanding UMass Lowell undergraduate degree students to continue their studies towards an advanced degree, qualified students may apply for the Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Option (Bachelor's to Master's programs include the Fast Track to Teaching and Plus 1 programs.)
This option carries distinct benefits. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required (except in the Graduate School of Education), GMAT is waived for applicants for the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a 3.2 or higher GPA and the application fee is waived. In addition, many departments offer course credit benefits. (For detailed information regarding specific course credit benefits, please see the Graduate Coordinator in the respective master’s degree granting department.)
Any UMass Lowell undergraduate junior or senior with a grade point average of 3.0 or better may apply to a Master’s degree program at UMass Lowell under the Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Degree Option. However, to be accepted into this option the following minimum conditions must be met (individual departments may have more stringent requirements):
The graduate degree granting department may allow course credit benefits; however, the following requirements apply:
Applicants are requested to fill out the Online Application and submit requisite materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions (Cumnock Hall - North Campus), normally in the second semester of their third year as an undergraduate (up until the last day of classes in their final semester before graduation). Application forms and details on applying may also be obtained by contacting the Graduate Admissions Office at 978-934-2390.