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The University of Massachusetts Amherst
All Students: Confirm Acceptance via the Admissions & Status Tile in SPIRE. Register now for a Virtual Welcome Session where the advising team will provide important program details and answer a

All Students:

On-Campus Students Only:

International Students Only:

  • After you confirm acceptance to the program, the International Programs Office (IPO) will reach out to you via email with subject line “UMass Amherst Visa Sponsorship” for I20 processing. In the meantime, please review the IPO website for VISA regulations and new student resources

Keep In Mind:

  • The MSBA program requires a Windows operating system. While a Mac may work for much of the coursework you'll be doing as an MSBA student, Excel on a Macintosh operating system does not perform some of the essential functions you will need to complete assignments in the program.
  • Excel skills will be useful in all of your courses and will also provide you essential skills for potential employers. To bring everyone up-to-speed, we encourage incoming students to utilize these free Excel Tutorials.
  • Just prior to registration for your first term, you will receive an email from the university with information regarding setting up and maintaining your SPIRE and university email account
  • Check your UMass email regularly for all important correspondence with the University, registration reminders, advising, and event information. Please be diligent about checking for these important communications. Course registration follows this schedule: 
    • Fall registration opens in early June
    • Winter registration opens in mid-October
    • Spring registration opens in early November
    • Summer registration opens in mid-March