Global Studies offers an interdisciplinary education that provides students with the tools to develop a sophisticated understanding of, and creative solutions to, multiple global challenges from climate change to migration and conflict.
Graduates of the Global Studies program will be able to:
- Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods to conduct research on major issues of contemporary global significance.
- Understand policies key to addressing critical global problems, ranging from migration to conflict and climate change.
- Publicize best practices and innovative findings through teaching, presentations, and publications in various formats.
Meet Some of Our Students
UML faculty sprang into action to help clear a path for Naw Moo Moo Paw’s arrival from her native to Myanmar to come to UMass Lowell to pursue a Ph.D. in Global Studies.
Juan Boungou, a former Fulbright Fellow, started a nonprofit for underprivileged youth in the Republic of the Congo. Now he’s earning his Ph.D. in global studies to expand his learning and his impact.
Najifa Tanjeem came to UML to work with a psychology professor.
Elsabel Rincon started a nonprofit to help immigrants.