UMass Lowell offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Peace and Conflict Studies. Students may also minor or double-major, if appropriate.
This program provides students with knowledge of the key issues, research, and theories in the important and emerging field of Peace and Conflict Studies.
Students are challenged to answer the following key content questions:
The undergraduate curriculum is inter-disciplinary, combining courses from Cultural Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Political Science, and Sociology, among other disciplines. Students take a seminar that helps them integrate the learning from their electives to address the central questions of the field. Undergraduate students may study abroad at partner universities to gain a global perspective. Students can also engage in field work or internships for academic credit.
Please visit the UMass Lowell online Academic Catalog for the:
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UMass Lowell juniors and seniors from any major can apply. You will need to graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA to matriculate into the BA to MA program. All other students can apply for the Master of Arts or Graduate Certificate through the UMass Lowell Office of Graduate Admissions.
To apply, visit Graduate Admissions.
With instructor permission, you can register for a wide variety of graduate courses, including required courses and electives your senior year. You can count up to 6 credits towards both your undergraduate and graduate degrees. For a full list of graduate courses offered, please see the graduate catalog.
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