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Graduate School Planning

Thinking about furthering your education and attending graduate school? Applying to graduate school can be a challenging process, which is why we are here to assist you with figuring it ALL out! See below for options and resources.

Curry College Continuing Education and Graduate Studies Programs Curry College Continuing Education and Graduate Studies Programs

Curry College Continuing Education and Graduate Studies Programs

Curry College offers graduate programs in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting, MS
  • Business Administration, MBA
  • Criminal Justice, MA
  • Education, M.Ed - Elementary Education
  • Education, M.Ed - Special Education
  • Nursing, MSN - Nursing Administration
  • Nursing, MSN - Nursing Education

The College also offers the following certificates:

  • Accounting
  • Gerontology
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Perioperative 101
  • Intelligence and Research Analysis (Criminal Justice)
  • Education
    • Principlal and Supervisor Licensure (PSL) in Educational Leadership
    • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Educational Leadership
    • Transition Specialist
    • Autism Specialist

For more information, please contact the the Continuing Education and Graduate Studies office by phone: 617-333-2364 or email, and visit

Boston Advanced Academic Consortium (BAAC) Boston Advanced Academic Consortium (BAAC)

Boston Advanced Academic Consortium (BAAC)

Curry College is among a group of seven Boston-area liberal arts and specialty colleges and universities that offer a pathway to affordable accelerated master's degrees through a newly formed Higher Ed Consortium led by UMass Boston. The Boston Advanced Academic Consortium (BAAC) will enable undergraduate students from the seven partner colleges to enroll in graduate courses during their senior year and then complete their master's degree on a rapid timeline.

Curry undergraduate students can enroll in specialized graduate programs at UMass Boston, Bentley University, Boston Architectural College, Boston Baptist College, Lasell University, and Longy School of Music of Bard College.

The following degrees are available through the program:

  • Critical Ethnic & Community Studies, MS

  • Conflict Resolution, MA

  • Gerontology Research Policy, MS

  • Environmental Science, PSM

  • International Relations, MA

  • Management of Aging Services, MS

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Center for Global and Career Services by email: 

Boston University School of Public Health Select Scholars Program Boston University School of Public Health Select Scholars Program

Boston University School of Public Health

Select Scholars Program

The Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) Select Scholars program is a network of leading undergraduate institutions that creates educational opportunities that prepare students to contribute to a healthier global society. The program offers a unique opportunity for outstanding undergraduates with an interest in public health to enroll in a top master's degree program and join a cohort of their peers pursuing graduate training in public health. The program provides early immersion in public health, giving students the opportunity to explore different options available in the field, and connecting them with mentors for academic and career advising.

This program offers Curry students with an interest in public health a unique opportunity to enroll in a top graduate program and join a cohort of their peers through accelerated placement and subsequent graduate training in public health. The program provides early immersion in public health, giving students the opportunity to explore different options that are available in this field, and connecting them with faculty mentors for academic and career advising.

Benefits of the Select Scholars Program:

  • Scholarships – Accepted Scholars receive a scholarship to support 35% of their graduate tuition.
  • GRE test scores are not required for admissions consideration.
  • Access to a dedicated admissions representative – Partner institutions will be assigned a BUSPH admissions representative who will visit campus at least twice a year and help steward students through the application process.
  • Graduate school preparation – Access to a series of webinars to help Scholars determine the best master's degree for their intended career trajectory, prepare them for graduate-level coursework, introduce the different elements of graduate financial aid, and provide guidance on the many opportunities available to public health professionals.
  • Personalized degree consultations – Scholars will have access to personalized consultations to help them determine the best master's degree for their intended career trajectory. Scholars will be linked to the relevant faculty program director, who will serve as their key faculty contact throughout their graduate experience.
  • Travel funding – Access to travel awards to support Scholars attending an accepted student events on campus.
  • Early completion of program requirements – Scholars have the opportunity to complete graduate program requirements before leaving their undergraduate institutions, such as the online course, Foundations of Public Health.
  • Be introduced to public health, a vibrant and growing field that provides the essential tools for a wide range of career opportunities
  • Develop the knowledge, training, skills, and professional confidence to excel in public health through student-centered, project-based coursework, hands-on practice and research experiences
  • Establish a targeted career action plan 
  • Gain early acceptance to a top graduate program, while completing senior year at Curry College
  • Networking opportunities with the Dean and the School's faculty

Boston University School of Public Health Graduate Programs

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is a 48-credit, practice-based degree that provides a strong foundation in public health through an integrated core curriculum (available online and on campus) and sequenced training in specialty areas through interdisciplinary certificates, including:

  • Community assessment, program design, implementation, and evaluation
  • Chronic and non-communicable diseases
  • Environmental health
  • Global health
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Human rights and social justice
  • Global health program design, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Infectious disease
  • Health policy and law
  • Maternal and child health
  • Health promotion and communication
  • Mental health and substance use
  • Healthcare management (CAHME accredited)
  • Pharmaceutical development, delivery, and access
  • Program management
  • Sex, sexuality, and gender

The Master of Science (MS) in Population Health Research is a 34-credit, research degree that is completed through a combination of online and on campus coursework. Students have the choice to specialize in a particular aspect of population health research or to design a customized program based on their career goals. Formal specialization options include:

  • Climate and health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global health
  • Translation and implementation science

The MS in Applied Biostatistics is a 34-credit program that provides students with comprehensive training in biostatistical methods, and real-world experience through mentored rotations and internships.

Early Admissions Decision Notification and Timeline

Seniors can apply as early as August 18th to be admitted into the Select Scholars program at BUSPH. As soon as students apply and have a verified and complete application, they will receive an admissions decision within a week. The early decision notification period will take place from August 18-October 15. After October 15th, all applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until June 1.  Please see the timeline below for more information. 

Before Senior Year: Engagement pipeline starts freshman year. BUSPH Admissions staff attend a campus event or conduct a virtual session at Curry each spring and fall to make students aware of the program.

August, Senior Year: SOPHAS application opens August 18. Seniors apply for early admission notification. As soon as a senior applies and has a complete and verified application, they will receive an admissions decision within one week.

October, Senior Year: Early notification deadline is October 15. After October 15, all Select Scholars applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until June 1.

Spring Semester, Senior Year: Accepted Select Scholars attend Accepted Students Day (ASD) in March or April. BUSPH will pay for travel to their campus. Typical schedule includes a welcome reception on Thursday, a day of community service on Friday, and attend ASD on Saturday. We encourage students to apply for federal aid to get a better understanding of their overall financial picture.

April 15: All accepted Select Scholars must make a final decision and deposit by April 15.


How To Apply

Select Scholars apply for admission to the BU SPH graduate program of their choice with approval from their undergraduate faculty advisor.  Applicants will have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2; the most competitive applicants have a GPA of 3.5 or better.  GRE test results are not required as part of the application.

Students are conditionally admitted to a master's program at BU SPH.  Final admission is granted once the student has complete all undergraduate degree requirements while maintaining at least a 3.2 GPA upon graduation.

Application instructions for the BU SPH are located here:

Students will need to be approved by Curry College through the Center for Global and Career Services. Please make an appointment in the CGCS if you are interested in learning more about the BU SPH Select Scholars Program. 


New England Law Boston New England Law Boston

New England Law Boston

Curry College has entered into a partnership with New England Law Boston that allows students of any major who meet the preferred admission criteria to enroll in the full or part-time New England Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) program.
Application fees will be waived for Curry students who apply to New England Law, and a scholarship of at least $10,000 for the first year (renewable for the student's remaining years with maintenance of a 2.5 GPA) will be provided to admitted students. 
For a student to be admitted to New England Law under the agreement, they must:
- Hold a BA or BS from Curry College awarded within 3 years of the date of the student's entry into the Law School, or be working towards such a degree that will be awarded prior to New England Law's first year orientation program;
- Have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA (as calculated by the LSAC) at the time of application;
- Have a score of at least 150 on the LSAT exam taken no more than 5 years prior;
- Include in application at least one letter of recommendation from a prelaw advisor or Curry College faculty member;
- Meet all New England Law requirements for admission and application deadlines.
For more information, please contact the Center for Global and Career Services by email at 
Regis College Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Regis College Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Articulation Agreement between Curry College & Regis College

Earn your Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Degree from Regis College!


An articulation agreement allows for the preferred admission of Curry College students who satisfy certain requirements into the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at Regis College.

What are the benefits?

• Application fee waived

• GRE/MAT requirement waived

• Guaranteed admissions interview with the Counseling Psychology Program Director

• Preferred admission without the competition of the rest of the applicant pool for qualified applicants

• Students may take two (2) free cross registration graduate level courses (CP625 – Expressive Therapies and Complementary Treatments and CP624 – Treating the Addictions) at Regis during the summer between their Junior and Senior year prior to acceptance into the program for Regis graduate level credit

• Option to delay enrolling in the MA program for up to five (5) years if accepted in the senior year


What are the qualifications?

• Anticipated successful completion of Bachelor's degree from Curry during senior year

• A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at Curry

• Completion of the four prerequisite courses (listed below) and having earned a grade of ‘B' or higher in each course

• Submission of all application materials by the published Regis College deadline for entry into the term beginning the next fall


Required Prerequisites

• PSY1030 Introduction to Psychology

• PSY1400 Child Development or PSY2100 Adolescent Development or PSY2060 Aging and the Life Cycle or PSY2400 Human Development

• PSY2300 Abnormal Psychology

• PSY2050 Experimental Psychology


Application Requirements:

• Apply online: 

• Personal Statement

• 2 Letters of Recommendation

• Official Transcripts

• Resume


Prior to taking the summer courses associated with the program, it is STRONGLY recommended that participants:

• Have earned 15 credits in psychology courses, of which two courses are at the 3000 or 4000 level

• Have taken PSY 3120 – Counseling Theory and PSY 2125 Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice

• Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.0 in psychology courses


Contact Person:

• Curry: Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michael A. Bosco, M.Ed.;

• Regis Graduate Admissions: Director, Graduate Counseling Programs, Karen Miranda PsyD, LMHC;; (781) 768-7272

Sample Schedule Sample Schedule

If you are planning on applying, it is best to start early. Ideally, you will want to start the process during your junior year. 



Summer: (prior to senior year)

*Research potential schools and explore the programs that they offer.

*Request additional information from the schools you are interested in.

*Review/practice for the GRE or other required testing.



*Register for GRE test (review testing sites and dates).

*Narrow down and finalize list of potential schools.

*Begin drafting your personal statement and contact faculty members to help review it.



*Take the GRE.

*Request transcripts from your undergraduate college.

*Visit the campus of your potential graduate schools.



*Conduct a final review of your personal statement and seek feedback from someone in the field or a person you trust.

*Download and complete all application forms.

*Reach out to faculty for recommendation letters.



*Submit all application materials (keep copies for your own personal records).

*Verify that all paperwork has been submitted (including recommendations).


Additional Steps:

Follow up in the coming months to verify that your application has been received. If necessary, you can complete and submit a FAFSA form if you are seeking financial support. By April, you should receive information about your admission and must accept or decline offers by the end of the month.

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Resources Resources

GRE Test Center Information: Where and when to take the exam. 

Princeton Review: Free and for purchase study resources for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT. 

Peterson's Guide:  Practice tests and in-depth overviews of each exam.

Kaplan Test Prep: Offers free prep and practice tests as well as for purchase tutoring.

Manhattan GRE Practice Test: Tests come complete with explanations.

Applying to Graduate School Information Packet: Created by the CGCS - Presents overview of the process.

Applying to Law School-Created by the CGCS - Background and testing information.