UMass Boston

Degree Requirements

The McCormack School

The McCormack School in the College of Liberal Arts offers two undergraduate academic programs: Global Affairs BA (online) and Philosophy & Public Policy BA.

You may also be interested in pursuing an Accelerated Master's Program (AMP) in one of the following areas: Conflict Resolution MA;  International Relations MA; Public Administration MPA.  

The mission of the Global Affairs BA (online) Program is to prepare its graduates for careers in international and global organizations, international nonprofits, diplomacy, etc.  It also prepares students who may wish to pursue graduate work in the fields of: International Relations, International Business, Human Rights, Public Policy, Law, among other areas of study. 

The online nature of this bachelor’s degree is ideal for individuals who seek greater flexibility in study and meeting times to achieve their dreams. It is particularly ideal for people who work full or part-time, are trying to attain a better work-life balance and those who are active in the military and for their families who may be concerned about pursuing a degree in a brick and mortar institution only to have to abandon that course work when their enlisted spouse must change their location.