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Graduate Degree Programs

The College of Fine Art, Humanities, & Social Sciences offers students opportunities to add to the depth of their knowledge and expertise through its graduate programs.

Please refer to the UMass Lowell Graduate Course Catalog for requirements specific to each degree. Below are the degrees currently being offered.

School of Criminology & Justice Studies

School of Education

Music

Psychology

Interdisciplinary

Graduate Certificates

Most graduate certificates are comprised of four courses designed to provide specific knowledge and expertise vital to today's changing and complex needs in the work place. In most cases courses may be applied toward a master's degree program.

The courses to complete the certificate must be completed within a five year period with a minimum 3.000 grade point average, and with no more than 3 credits below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for another certificate.

Please refer to the following subjects in the online Graduate Course Catalog for more details about the application process and course requirements for graduate certificates.

School of Criminology and Justice Studies

Music

Psychology

Interdisciplinary

  • Peace & Conflict Resolution Studies

Student Profiles

Qurat Ann writes on a whiteboard with a blue marker
Qurat Ann '15, '17, '19
Criminal Justice & Criminology

A chance encounter with a professor led to an amazing research opportunity. Now Qurat Ann is researching the pros and cons of sex offender registration laws as she pursues a Ph.D.

A professor put me on his project and gave me a chance – and I’m eternally grateful because it changed my life.
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