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Graduate Admissions Requirements

The Peace and Conflict Studies graduate programs are designed not only for recent college graduates, but also for non-traditional and mid-career students with experience in a variety of work and community settings. 

For the latest information please visit the UMass Lowell online Graduate Academic Catalog

UMass Lowell juniors and seniors should consider Accelerated BA to MA

Apply now (Graduate Certificate) - Online
Apply now (Graduate Certificate) - Mail-In Application (pdf)

Apply now (Master of Arts) - Online
Apply now (Master of Arts) - Mail-In Application (pdf)

The GRE is not required for admittance into the Master of Arts program. It may be submitted as a supplement to an application.

Students for whom English is not a national language must also submit a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A waiver may be given to candidates who have completed at least two academic semesters of full time college/university work in the United States. The recommended minimum TOEFL scores are 550 on the paper version of the test, 213 on the computer-based version and 79-80 on the internet-based version. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5.