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Advanced Studies at 4Cs

Earn your Bachelor's or Master's Degree on Cape Cod

The Office of Advanced Studies is the coordinating center for students interested in pursuing their education after earning their Associate Degree. Through the College's unique partnerships with off-Cape institutions, area students can now earn their Bachelor's or Master's degree without leaving the Cape.

Bachelors Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing R.N. to B.S. – University of Massachusetts–Boston

Becoming an UMass Boston RN-BS Student:

  • Complete an application for the UMass Boston Nursing program. (Contact Janna Pereira: for a code to waive the application fee.)
  • Create a Parchment account
  • Copy of your RN license, which should be sent to: or
    University of Massachusetts Boston
    Undergraduate Admissions Processing Center
    P.O. Box 51283 Bustleton Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19115

Online RN-BS Information Session

Register for one of UMass Boston's Online RN-BS Information sessions. Connect with admission staff and program representatives from the RN-BS Program within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

For questions about the program:

Undergraduate Admissions at UMass Boston
Phone 617.287.6100

Masters Programs

Master in Clinical Social Work – Boston University

Boston University
Phone 617.353.3750
Program Questions
Admissions/Application Process

Students who apply by our priority deadline, or who attend select admissions events, are eligible for the application fee waiver. Please email our office for more information. 

Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Lesley University

There are no plans to run a Cape Cohort in the near future, please contact Audrey Owens and Graduate Admissions at Lesley University for more information.

Audrey Owens, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions


Contact Advanced Studies

Other advanced degree programs are being explored. For more information on current or future programs, or to express your interest in degree programs you'd like to see brought to the Cape, please contact:

Janna Pereira, Program Assistant, Office of Advanced Studies
Location Wilkens South, Room 209
Phone 508.375.4082