Navitas at UMass Lowell

For international students thinking about studying for a Bachelor's or Master's degree in the USA, Navitas offers an Undergraduate Pathway Program and a Pre-Master's Program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell).

The University Pathway Program (UPP) at Navitas at UMass Lowell provides you with the knowledge and skills to enable you to successfully complete your BACHELOR’s degree in the U.S. The University Pathway Program is offered in a three-semester format, which is equivalent to the first year of a UMass Lowell Bachelor’s degree program. After successfully completing your University Pathway Program, you will move directly into the second year of your undergraduate degree. Graduate and undergraduate students with a TOEFL iBT 55 may begin in the Intensive Academic English pathway. As a Navitas at UMass Lowell student, you are a university student from Day 1. Throughout your degree, your studies will be monitored by both Navitas and UMass Lowell to ensure your academic success.

Navitas at UMass Lowell is located at the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus in the historic city of Lowell. Only 30 minutes from the heart of Boston, Lowell is located on the beautiful Merrimack River and is the site of the Lowell National Historical Park, the Merrimack Repertory Theater, the Tsongas Center and a number of museums and sport venues. Students have amazing recreational opportunities in the New England Region – amusement parks, snow skiing, sailing and water sports of all types – all within a one or two hour drive. As Navitas at UMass Lowell students, you'll also be able to explore Massachusetts, beautiful Cape Cod and the Atlantic coastline.

About the University of Massachusetts Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell has been educating students for over a hundred years, and is part of the respected 'University of Massachusetts System'. The UMass Lowell campus spans more than 125 acres along the Merrimack River, and is only a few minutes' walk to the center of the City of Lowell.

UMass Lowell has five colleges, which offer over 88 majors, 72 minors, 45 'fast track' Bachelor's-Master's degree programs, and a number of new Professional Science Master's programs. The university has an international reputation in Science, Engineering and Technology, and is a leader in nanotechnology, nano-manufacturing, bio-manufacturing, bioinformatics and advanced materials research. The university's signature programs include sound recording technology, plastics engineering and meteorology, as well as new programs in forensics and entrepreneurship.

The 12,000 students studying at UMass Lowell can choose from 120 degrees and over 100 student clubs. UMass Lowell celebrates its diversity through campus-wide ethnic festivals, culture-specific organizations and academics that prepare students to succeed in the world marketplace.

Five reasons to study with Navitas at UMass Lowell

  • Your pathway into a Bachelor's or Master's degree at one of the USA's most respected universities
  • Flexible start dates: August, January or May
  • Small class sizes mean extra attention from your teachers
  • Nurturing and mentoring student environment with on-campus accommodation and a multicultural atmosphere
  • More than 100 student clubs and organizations to choose from

Pre-Master's Program:

Master's of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
MBA with concentrations in:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Technology

Master's of Engineering (M.S. Engineering)

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
    • Geotechnical Stream
    • Structural Stream
    • Transportation Stream
    • Environmental & GeoEnvironmental Stream
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
    • Information Systems Stream
    • Opto-Electronics Stream
    • Power and Energy Engineering Stream
  • Energy Engineering
    • Solar Stream
    • Nuclear Stream
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Plastics Engineering

Master's of Science (M.S.)

  • Biological Sciences
    • Biotechnology Stream
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Studies
    • Atmospheric Science Stream
    • Environmental Engineering Sciences Stream
    • Environmental Geoscience Stream
  • Health Management Policy
  • Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics
    • Applied Mathematics Stream
    • Mathematics for Teachers Stream
    • Scientific Computation Stream
    • Statistics and Operations Research Stream
  • Physics
    • Optics Stream
  • Radiological Sciences and Protection
  • Work Environment
    • Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Stream
    • Occupational Ergonomics Stream
    • Epidemiology Stream
    • Work Environment Policy Stream
    • Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention Stream

Master's of Arts (M.A.)

  • Community and Social Psychology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic and Social Development of Region
  • Peace and Conflict Studies

University Pathway Programs

UPP: Engineering

  • Chemical (Biomedical, Nuclear, Nanomaterials and Paper)
  • Civil
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plastics

UPP: Science/Biotechnology

  • Biology (Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Ecology)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental/Geoscience/
    Atmospheric (Meteorology)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

UPP: Business

(AACSB accredited)

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems

UPP: Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

  • American Studies
  • Art
  • Criminal Justice & Criminology
  • Economics
  • English
  • History
  • Liberal Arts
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

UPP: School of Health and Environment

  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Community Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Exercise Sciences