Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Admission Requirements

In addition to the criteria below, applicants must meet general graduate admission requirements .

  • The 39-credit master’s program in global inclusion and social development invites applicants with a variety of academic and experiential backgrounds who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (any course).
  • Interviews are strongly recommended for interested applicants and can be scheduled by emailing sgisd@umb.edu.
  • Statement of Purpose - Please discuss in 1,200 words or less your reasons for pursuing graduate study and your academic, personal, and professional goals.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation - Letters should come from individuals who can speak to your academic and professional preparation for program success.
  • Test Scores (GRE or MAT) - We do not require a minimum score. Please note that individuals who possess an MA/MS degree in a related field at the time of application do not need to submit test scores.
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae - Please make sure all educational background and professional history is current with degrees earned, institutions attended, majors, and GPAs.

Coverdell Fellowship Applicants Only:

Additional Documentation - This fellowship is available to returned Peace Corps volunteers. In addition to the application steps listed above, you will need to submit a copy of your official Description of Service to the Coverdell Fellows coordinator. Learn more here.