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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
    c/o Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    100 William T Morrissey Blvd
    Boston, MA 02125

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.

View all info sessions:


For questions about the program:

Undergraduate Admissions at UMass Boston
Phone 617.287.6100

Masters Programs

Master in Clinical Social Work – Boston University

For those interested in a versatile career in social work, BU offers a Masters Degree in our part-time 8 semester program at CCCC.  Take in-person classes 8 weekends/semester (Friday nights and Saturday mornings) in Fall and Spring.  Summer classes are taken entirely online with a 1-hour live classroom/week.  

Major in clinical social work alone or add a macro minor.  Optional specializations available in behavioral health, aging, children, youth and families, or trauma, violence, and justice.   

We host information sessions and application best practices workshops throughout the year to help you learn more about our program, engage with the BUSSW community, and answer your questions. Check out our upcoming sessions below and register to receive more details.

For more information about additional upcoming events, go to

Applications are open for Fall 2024 entry.  

To apply or find out more, go to  You can also contact an admissions representative at

Students who apply by our priority deadline, or who attend select admissions events, are eligible for an application fee waiver.  Information about how to receive the waiver are shared at the admission event.

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