Admissions Requirements

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Earned Baccalaureate Degree

All Graduate Certificate applicants must have an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States or comparable non-U.S. degree/diploma from a recognized foreign institution of higher education at the time of matriculation. A copy of official transcripts from all undergraduate colleges/universities attended must be submitted as part of the application process. Applicants may hold a degree in any field.


Office of Graduate Studies Admissions Guidelines

All applicants must fulfill the program's admissions requirements. Students must apply through the graduate studies admissions office.


Credentials required to complete your graduate application:

  • Statement of purpose (minimum 300 words)
  • Résumé
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (regardless if a credential is earned or not)

You will not be able to submit your application without credit card payment of the non-refundable $60.00 application fee at the time of submission. We currently accept Visa and MasterCard. 

Online programs and courses are offered by the Departments and Colleges of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth through UMass Dartmouth University Extension.