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Graduate GSP: Business Programs

The Graduate Global Student Program (GSP) 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 the UMass Dartmouth MBA or MS degree programs in business.

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

Bachelor's Degree

 

UMass Dartmouth
Master's Degree

 

Fees

Year Graduate GSP UMass Dartmouth Master's Degree Program On-campus apartments Meal plan

2017

US$13,500

US$17,000 - US$22,000 per year (depending on credits taken per semester)

From US$10,504 

From $4,346

Location

Duration

One semester

Semester start dates

Spring: January 2018

Summer: May 2018

Fall: September 2018

PMP program components
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ACT 500

Financial Accounting

3

FIN 500

Finance and Economics for Managers

3

POM 500*

Statistical Analysis

3

MGT 650/MIS 650

Advanced Organizational Behavior (MBA/MS programs)  OR
Information Technology Management (Business Analytics)

3

GSP 501

Academic Skills Building for Graduate Students

-

Total credits

12

Foundation credits/graduate credits 9/3
Program Information

Credit hours :

  • Graduate GSP credit hours applied to degree : 3
  • Remaining credit hours to complete degree program : 27

Progression requirement:

  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • No grades below (B-)
  • GMAT score of 400 or greater
  • (waived with a Graduate GSP GPA of 3.5 or greater)

Entry to UMass Dartmouth master's degree programs

  • MBA
    • Accounting
    • Business Analytics
    • Environmental Policy
    • Finance
    • General MBA
    • Health Systems Management
    • International Business
    • Marketing
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Public Management
    • Supply Chain Management and Information Systems
    • Sustainable Development
  • MS, Accounting
  • MS, Healthcare Management
  • MS, Technology Management

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