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Academic Programs & Research

UMass Lowell has a number of academic programs and research centers that focus on diversity in all its forms.

Academic Programs

Interdisciplinary minors provide students with opportunities for in-depth exploration of a particular aspect of the diversity of human experience. 

Asian Studies

Disability Studies Minor

Diversity in the Workplace Certificate Program

Gender Studies

Religious Studies


Community Program

Bringing Diversity to Nursing


Research & Engagement Centers

Multidisciplinary research centers promote research and scholarship on the variety of histories, peoples and cultures that constitute our communities.

Center for Asian American Studies

Center for Community Research & Engagement

Center for Women & Work

Middle East Center for Peace, Development & Culture

Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture