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Graduate GSSP: Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences offers world-class facilities and laboratories, innovative teaching techniques, research opportunities and global experiences for its students, serving to educate an excellent health scientist and health practitioner who will make a difference in the world.

Bachelor's Degree

 

Enter 2nd semester of master's degree

 

Location

Duration

Two semesters

Semester start dates

Spring: January 2018

Fall: September 2018

Programs

  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Public Health
    • Dietetics
    • Epidemiology
    • Nutrition
    • Population Health

*This program is only offered during Fall and Spring intake

Graduate GSSP: Health Sciences

Graduate GSSP academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree, 2.7+ GPA

Additional requirements:

Minimum B average in subjects relating to area of study

Graduate GSSP language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) / TOEFL iBT 70

ESL:

Academic English program available for students not meeting Graduate GSSP language requirements

The following is a sample course listing, which may vary by degree program and student academic background. It is not intended for current student advising purposes.

Graduate GSSP components*
Semester 1 Credits

Navigating the Graduate GSSP

3

Academic Communications for Graduate Students

3

Graduate course in relevant department

3 (UML)

Graduate course in relevant department

3 (UML)

GRE Support Tutorial

Non-credit

Total credits

12

Semester 2 Credits

Advanced Communication for Graduate Students

3

Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Elective course in relevant department

3 (UML)

Elective course in relevant department

3 (UML)

GRE Support Tutorial

Non-credit

Total credits

12

Total Graduate GSSP credits

24

Program information

Credit hours:

  • 12 credits transfer to MS degree
  • 18-30 credits remaining to complete degree (depending on program)

Progression requirements:

  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA; minimum B grade in all courses
  • GRE: Verbal 142+, Quantitative 142+, total score must be 290+ (Public Health)
  • GRE: Verbal 142+, Quantitative 152+ (Clinical Lab and Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Successful completion of all conditions listed on University conditional acceptance letter
UMass Lowell Francis College of Health Sciences degree programs
  • MS, Clinical Lab Sciences
  • MS, Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • MPH, Healthcare Management
  • MPH, Public Health - Dietetics
  • MPH, Public Health - Epidemiology
  • MPH, Public Health - Nutrition
  • MPH, Public Health - Population Health