Programs of Study

Graduate Programs

The School of Criminology and Justice Studies at UMass Lowell offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology and Criminal Justice, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and six graduate certificate programs. These distinct programs provide students with an educational experience designed to meet the diverse needs of graduates across a wide range of career venues, from a position in higher education, to research in private sector firms, to research, policy-making and administrative positions in the public sector. 

Each of our graduate programs has been designed to accomplish a number of important objectives as outlined in the details of each Criminal Justice program:

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For the latest Admission Requirements, course of study and course information please visit the UMass Lowell on-line Graduate Academic Catalog