College of Education and Human Development (Undergraduate 2 Semester GSSP)
The Undergraduate UMass Boston Navitas GSSP is the first year of a bachelor’s degree program at UMass Boston. The Navitas GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at a university in the United States. When you successfully complete the UMass Boston Navitas GSSP, you will progress directly into the second year of your undergraduate degree program.
When students enter Undergraduate GSSP, based on the admission criteria, they can be either placed into 2-semester GSSP, 3-semester GSSP, 3-semester GSSP with Academic English or full-time ESL.
Admission to degree programs is applicable only after passing the Foundation program
- TOEFL iBT
- Duolingo English Test
Academic requirements: High school completion with minimum GPA 2.0
- IELTS*: 6.0
- TOEFL IBT*: 75
- Versant*: 56
- Duolingo*: 95
* English test results must be no more than two years old for entry to the UMass Boston Navitas GSSP.
** Students can be exempt from submission of English proficiency test for undergraduate degree if they completed at least 1 year at school where the language of instruction is English or completed school with an American, Canadian or British International curriculum.