The University of Massachusetts Boston, popularly known as UMass Boston, offers variety of academic opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree-seeking students through seven colleges:
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Management
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- College of Public and Community Service
- College of Science and Mathematics
- Graduate College of Education
- John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies
UMass Boston offers master’s degrees in subjects like accounting, biology, applied linguistics, chemistry, business administration, computer science, finance, history, information technology, international relations, and public affairs.
Doctoral degrees can be obtained in environmental biology, biomedical engineering & bio-technology, clinical psychology, computer science, gerontology, marine sciences & technology, nursing and public policy.
Certificate courses are offered in subjects like: women in politics and public policy, instructional technology design, forensic services, database technology, bio-technology, and applied behavioral analysis.
UMass Boston holds accreditation of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The College of Management holds accreditation by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College of Nursing and Health Services bears accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. UMass Boston is also a member of the Council of Graduate Schools of the United States and the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools.