Global Studies offers an interdisciplinary education that provides students with the tools to develop a sophisticated understanding of, and creative solutions to, multiple global challenges from climate change to migration and conflict.
Graduates of the Global Studies program will be able to:
- Utilize qualitative and/or quantitative methods to conduct research on major issues of contemporary global significance.
- Understand policies key to addressing critical global problems, ranging from migration to conflict and climate change.
- Publicize best practices and innovative findings through teaching, presentations, and publications in various formats.
Meet Some of Our Students
Juan Boungou, a former Fulbright Fellow, started a nonprofit for underprivileged youth in the Republic of the Congo. Now he’s earning his Ph.D. in global studies to expand his learning and his impact.
Elsabel Rincon started a nonprofit to help immigrants.
Najifa Tanjeem came to UML to work with a psychology professor.
UML faculty sprang into action to help clear a path for Naw Moo Moo Paw’s arrival from her native to Myanmar to come to UMass Lowell to pursue a Ph.D. in Global Studies.