New Students












Welcome to the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

We look forward to helping you take the next steps in education. Our goal is to ensure you complete your degree and excel in your career.  New students, please use the resources listed on this page to learn more about the different opportunities at the College of Management.




We offer two majors in the College of Management. Our Information Technology major provides a broad IT foundation with the opportunity to specialize in one of the following programs track areas: Business Intelligence, Computer Forensics, Information Architecture, or Systems Administration. As an IT major, you will also be able to complete a management minor, if you choose.

Our Management major will expose you to the key functional areas of business and allow you to concentrate on one discipline as you prepare for your future. Our concentrations include: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Systems & Business Analytics, International Management, Leadership & Organizational Change, Marketing, Sport Business, and Supply Chain & Service Management.

Your academic experience will include courses from your major and outside your major to provide a well-rounded academic experience.  Courses will be engaging and set you on the path to future success.



Outside the classroom you have a variety of opportunities to enhance your UMass Boston experience. From pursuing a minor to studying abroad, there is a lot for you to explore. 

Study Abroad
The College works closely with our Office of Global Programs to identify Study Abroad programs that fit with our majors. CM students have studied at Oxford University, Korea University and University of Mannheim, to name a few. You can learn more about Study Abroad on the Office of Global Programs website.  

It you are interested in enhancing your proficiency in Finance technology you can become Bloomberg® Market Concepts Certified in the College of Management.  Bloomberg® Professional Service is the industry standard for Finance and becoming certified as an undergraduate student will give you an edge on your peers in the job market.  CM has a lab of 12 Bloomberg® terminals open only to CM students.

Student Managed Fund
Each year College of Management students are able to earn credit for a course (AF 444) that proides hands on experiences in asset management and work with the Student Managed Fund.  These opportunities prepare teams of undergraduate students to participate in the Bloomberg® Trading Challenge; taking home first place in the inaugural competition.

Many College of Management students opt to pursue a minor (usually 6-8 courses) in an area of interest outside of Business. Minors are available in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science and Mathematics.  

Accelerated Masters Program (AMP)
The University offers Accelerated Masters Programs across a variety of disciplines, including a Masters of Business Administration (MBA). This is a great opportunity to seamlessly start on a graduate program while finishing up undergraduate coursework. Upon completion of your graduate coursework you graduate with both your Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. 

Honors College
If you are interested in taking your academics to the next level, you may consider joining the Honors College. The Honors College is open to students in all majors to apply. You may have already received information from the Honors College directly, and if not, you can review the criteria and materials needed to submit an application on their website.  

Beacon Voyages for Service
Beacon Voyages for Service (BVS) is one of the University’s standout programs through the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement.  Designed to encourage students to be engaged in service, BVS annually trains students to lead peers on social justice oriented service trips throughout the academic year. 



New First Year Students
LEAD: Learn. Engage. Achieve. Distinguish
LEAD is a learning community for first year students that helps you start on track and stay on track for graduation while supporting you along your academic journey. We will reserve you a seat in important classes during your first four semesters (and usually at popular times). You’ll be in classes with other first year business students, meet upper-level student LEADers who can help you navigate college, and have a dedicated academic advisor. LEAD is a great way to start making connections with friends and faculty that will enhance your college years.

Three Year Degree Program (3YD)
As an entering first year student, you have the opportunity to complete your Bachelor of Science Degree in Management in three years. You will need to have a least 9 pre-entry credits (from AP, IB, or dual enrollment college programs from your high school) – or take three summer courses. You will work closely with an academic advisor to stay on track for this fast-paced graduation program that will not only save you money, but allow you to start your career a year early. 

New Transfer Students
Transfer Resources for Academics, Involvement, and Leadership (TRAIL)

Join the TRAIL program to take advantage of seats saved in critical classes that many incoming transfer students need with a convenient course schedule. You will have an assigned peer mentor who is also a UMB transfer student, and you will have access to special professional development opportunities.



MAP: Our Signature Professional Development Program
We listen to our students. We listen to our industry partners. We listen to our faculty and advisory board. And all that listening has resulted in a unique professional development program that will help you bridge the gap between learning and working: The Management Achievement Program (MAP)

Based on the career competencies of the National Association of Colleges and Employers, MAP will allow you to set your goals, fill your career toolbox, learn and practice skills with experts, and meet and engage with potential employers. Through MAP, you will be able to chart your own individual route to professional success. 

The College of Management Career Specialist and the Office of Career Services and Internships will partner with you to increase your career readiness. They will also guide you through the process of finding internship opportunities that suit your interests and goals. And when you do land a great internship, you will also be able to earn academic credit for your experience.

Learn more about the career success our students and alumni enjoy.



Ready to Apply to UMass Boston College of Management?

The Undergraduate Admissions Office looks forward to reading your application! They welcome all students who are considering UMass Boston to apply and will review all applicants who submit all application requirements.  You can apply via the Common Application or the UMass Boston Web Application.

Visit the First-Year Application Webpage to get started:
Visit the Transfer Application Webpage to get started:

Are you an Accepted Student?

Your next steps are to pay your deposit and sign up for New Student Orientation where you will meet other new students, learn about campus, and register for classes!