Advancement Pathways

This certificate provides prospective students with the 12 credits required to be admitted into University of Massachusetts Global.

Program Overview

Advancement Pathways provides you the opportunity to obtain up to 12 credits to meet the admission requirement for University of Massachusetts Global. This program is provided in multiple modalities in order to provide alignment with your intended degree program choice:

Traditional Online (Term Based)
For students who prefer to learn in a classroom environment with weekly assignments and set due dates. 
Time: 1 - 4 courses (8 weeks per course)
Cost: $500 per credit | Credit: 3 12 credits 

$120 per session technology fee

Traditional Online Registration Form

MyPath Competency Based Education (Self-Paced)
For students who want to dictate their own learning pace and be able to complete their program in less time.
Time: 5 competencies (6 months)
Cost: $3,200 | Credit: 12 credits

Self-Paced Registration Form

Who Should Enroll:

Prospective undergraduate degree seeking students who do not have the requisite 12 credits for admission to UMass Global.


2-8 months

See program overview for more details

Estimated Tuition


Ways to Learn


Online (Self-Paced)



3-12 academic credits

Admission Requirements

Admission is not required for those pursuing the Certificate. Registration into the certificate program is granted to individuals who have a high school diploma or equivalent. Coursework in this certificate requires a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, with no course below a ā€œCā€ or equivalent. 

Advancement Pathways Curriculum

  • LBSU 100  Student Success Strategies


    SOCU 101  Introduction to Sociology


    POSU 110  Introduction to American Politics


    HUMU 250  Humanities in the Digital Culture


    Total Credits


  • MKTC 305

     Fundamentals of Consumer Behavior

    HUMC 115

     Human Experience

    MKTC 301

     Fundamentals of Marketing

    ENGC 103

     Written Communications Level A

    MGTC 301

     Fundamentals of Management

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