In order to encourage outstanding UMass Lowell undergraduate degree students to continue their studies towards an advanced degree, qualified students may transition to the Bachelor’s-to-Master’s Degree Option (Bachelor's-to-Master's programs include the Fast Track to Teaching and Plus 1 programs.) Upon the completion of this program, students earn both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees.
This option carries distinct benefits. Two major benefits include: 
  • You can count some CS courses for both your undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • You do not need to take the GRE when you apply through the combined BS/MS program
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. For more information on eligibility requirements, refer to the Academic Catalog’s Bachelor’s-to-Master’s page.

How to transition to Bachelor's-to-Master's programs

Undergraduate students are requested to apply to transition by submitting the application for transition found on the Undergraduate Bachelor's-to-Master's page. Students normally apply to transition in the second semester of their third year as an undergraduate (up until the last day of classes in their final semester before graduation).

Who to contact with questions

This program is managed by the Computer Science graduate coordinator, not the undergraduate coordinator. To contact the graduate coordinator, please email