The School of Criminology & Justice Studies at UMass Lowell focuses on emerging issues confronting the criminal justice system.
Students explore issues including violence and victims, justice-involved mental health populations, police innovations, data-driven practice and national security.
Graduates of our programs understand the facts and concepts of criminal justice, but, more importantly, how to apply this knowledge to related social problems and changing situations.
Recognized as the 5th Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Program in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
Recognized as a 2019 Best Online Masters Degree Program - Homeland Security
After earning a master's degree in criminal justice, Sean Perry plans to pursue a Ph.D. in criminology with the ultimate goal of becoming a professor or private sector or government researcher whose studies could help improve police departments or criminal justice systems.