Master of Sciences

Critical Infrastructure Protection

For the latest course information please consult the UMass Lowell online academic catalog.

Core Courses

Electives (Choose 5 from the Following)

  • Inspection and Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure (on campus)
  • Overview of Homeland Security (on campus) or (online
  • Transportation System Security and Safety [ to be developed and offered AY 2014-15 ]
  • Threat Assessment and Risk Management (on campus)
  • Issues in Computer Crime and Cybersecurity (on campus) or (online)
  • Exposure and Risk Assessment (on campus)
  • Systems Security and Auditing (on campus)
  • Understanding the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (on campus)
  • Crisis and Emergency Management (on campus) or (online)
  • Descriptive and Inferential Statistics (on campus) or (online)
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (on campus) or (online)
  • Sub-Surface Exploration and Explosives Detection [ to be developed and offered AY 2014-15 ]


Other graduate-level electives taken at UMass Lowell or at other campuses of the University of Massachusetts may also count toward the 5 electives, based on approval of the Program Director and Graduate Faculty Group.