Dream, Create, Experiment & Transform
Boston's only public research university has the professors and resources to help you change your community and the world.
UMass Boston's six academic colleges and schools offer 200+ degree and certificate programs. Work to improve health care equity as a nursing student, or combat climate change as an environmental science major. Find the field that inspires you.
Two of our colleges contain specialized embedded schools: the McCormack Graduate School of Policy & Global Studies in the College of Liberal Arts, and the School for Global Inclusion & Social Development in the College of Education & Human Development.
If you're an undergraduate student looking for additional academic challenges and research opportunities, check out our Honors College.
Our Academic Colleges & Schools
College of Management
Become a business or community leader through our cutting-edge business programs. Discover a full range of management courses and concentrations that prepare you for today’s competitive job market. You’ll learn cutting-edge principles and immerse yourself in business theory and practice.
Manning College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Acquire the nursing or health care skills you need to provide exceptional care to patients or become a leader in exercise and health sciences. You'll learn to serve diverse communities to bring equity to the health care system. Choose from a variety of programs that will fit your career needs.
College of Education & Human Development
Prepare for a career educating and empowering others. The College of Education & Human Development will help you become a licensed teacher, counselor, administrator, psychologist, or researcher.
College of Liberal Arts
Study a wide variety of disciplines through the College of Liberal Arts. You can choose from the humanities, social sciences, languages, and fine arts fields. You’ll learn to think critically and communicate effectively to shape a more just society.
The McCormack School
The McCormack School is a nationally recognized leader in public service education dedicated to social justice and equity. With innovative interdisciplinary programs, cutting-edge research, and global partnerships, we address pressing societal issues.
School for Global Inclusion & Social Development
SGISD is committed to ending exclusion and advancing human rights by ensuring that people of all abilities can participate in the social, economic, cultural, political, and civil aspects of their communities.