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Global Studies

The UMass Lowell Ph.D. program in Global Studies is designed for students and current practitioners who seek advanced interdisciplinary education that develops a sophisticated understanding of, and solutions to, the crucial challenges facing the world today.

Read our Program Overview and meet Our Faculty.

Graduates of the Global Studies program will be able to:

  1. Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods to conduct research on major issues related to globalization.
  2. Assess the effectiveness of organizations and programs.
  3. Publicize best practices and innovative findings through teaching, presentations, and publications in various formats.