- We now offer accelerated bachelor's to master's degree programs for UMass Boston undergrads. Save time and money and earn two degrees in just five years.
- Check out our new programs and tracks noted below!
Experience the McCormack Difference
At the McCormack School, you’ll find talented faculty, motivated students, and dedicated staff. Offering innovative and interdisciplinary programs and home to world-renowned institutes and entrepreneurial centers, we are a leader in research, policymaking, and advancing social justice. A school with a teaching soul, we are deeply invested in educating and mentoring the next generation of thought leaders, public servants, change agents, and academics.
The typical McCormack graduate student is committed to making the world a better place and we believe that professional success and a dedication to social justice can co-exist. Our graduate programs provide the foundations and real-world skills needed to advance your existing career or make a transition to a new one. Our graduates are leaders in fields as diverse as government, the nonprofit sector, education, business, health, and law.
McCormack Graduate School Programs
Find detailed admissions requirements, application instructions, and financial aid information here:
NB: Dates are subject to change; please consult the appropriate program office for possible deadline extensions.
|Deadlines||Fall Priority Deadline||Fall Final||Spring Deadline|
|Conflict Resolution, MA||Feb. 15||June 1||Nov. 1|
|Conflict Resolution, Graduate Certificate||NA||June 1||Nov. 1|
|Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy, Graduate Certificate||Apr. 15||June 1||Fall only|
Gerontology, Graduate Certificate
|NA||June 1||Nov. 1|
|Gerontology, MS Research/Policy||NA||June 1||Fall only|
|Gerontology, PhD||Feb. 1||June 1||Fall only|
|Global Comparative Public Administration, MPA||NA||June 1||Fall only|
|Global Governance and Human Security, PhD||NA||Jan. 15||Fall only|
|International Relations, MA||Mar. 15||June 1||Fall only|
|Management of Aging Services, MS||NA||June 1||Dec. 1|
|Public Administration, MPA
(including all tracks)
|May 15||June 1||Fall only|
|Public Policy, PhD||NA||Feb 10||Fall only|
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