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Degree Pathway, Master of Arts in Security Studies - Industrial & Economic Security

Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Arts - Security Studies

All programs are 30 credits consisting of 5 core courses (15 credits) and 5 electives (15 credits).
Core Courses
Course #Course NameCr.
CRIM.5750Contemporary Security Studies3
CRIM.5780Intelligence Analysis: Policy and Practice3
CRIM.6680Scientific and Technical Dimensions of National Security3
CRIM.5910Research Design3
CRIM.6990Security Studies Capstone Research Paper
Electives for Industrial and Economic Security (choose 5)
Course #Course NameCr.
CRIM.5260Economic Crime3
CRIM.5740Overview of Homeland Security3
CRIM.5700Crisis and Emergency Management3
CRIM.5900Descriptive and Inferential Statistics3
CRIM.6580Issues in Computer Crime and Cybersecurity3
CRIM.6670Advanced Security Studies3
CRIM.5730Threat Assessment and Risk Management 3
CRIM.5660Transportation System Security and Safety3
MGMT.5010Organizational Behavior3
PUBH.5570Toxic Use Reduction3

Other graduate-level electives taken at UMass Lowell or at other campuses of the University of Massachusetts may also count toward the 5 electives, based on approval of the Program Director and Graduate Faculty Group.

Total credits: 30

Last updated 12/26/18.