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UMass Lowell to Host Open House for Prospective Grad Students

Online Event to Showcase Programs, Campus Community

Graduate student Bridget McSherry smiles in classroom with her laptop
Prospective graduate students may learn more about UMass Lowell's programs at a virtual open house on Saturday, Sept. 25.


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LOWELL, Mass. –  Prospective students will have a chance to learn about new graduate degrees and ways to pursue their education in a variety of formats at UMass Lowell during an upcoming virtual open house.

Students and working professionals interested in pursuing graduate, continuing-education and online offerings can get information about the university’s more than 90 master’s, 59 doctoral and 59 graduate certificate programs at a free, online event on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon.

New this semester, students can complete either a master’s of public health, healthcare management option, or the master’s in education administration, higher education option, entirely online.

“The university continues to grow our graduate portfolio and the students have responded. This past year, we have seen record enrollments in our graduate programs, up 9 percent in online and on-campus programs,” said UMass Lowell’s Steven Tello, vice provost for graduate and professional studies. “Our students understand the value of a UMass Lowell graduate degree. Our programs are flexible, affordable and high quality.”

UMass Lowell programs are nationally accredited. Many graduate certificate and degree programs are available on campus, online or in a blended format, allowing students to select on-campus or online courses. Individuals interested in taking graduate courses without pursuing a full degree program may also register as non-degree students. Scholarships are available.

Faculty program coordinators will be available during the session to answer questions for those interested pursing a UMass Lowell education.

Prospective students interested in learning about the university’s online and on-campus graduate degree programs, as well as certificate and non-credit professional education seminars, are encouraged to visit the Graduate, Online and Professional Studies site, where program coordinators and continuing education student support specialists are available to provide assistance.

UMass Lowell is a national research university located on a high-energy campus in the heart of a global community. The university offers students bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in business, education, engineering, fine arts, health, humanities, sciences and social sciences. UMass Lowell delivers high-quality educational programs, vigorous hands-on learning and personal attention from leading faculty and staff, all of which prepare graduates to be leaders in their communities and around the globe.