Designated as a National Security Agency (NSA)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, UMass Lowell’s cyber-security education and research programs have helped meet the fast-growing demand for a highly trained cyber-security workforce.
UMass Lowell’s education, workforce development, and R&D in cybersecurity leverages faculty expertise in computer science, computer engineering, security studies, business and health data security. We are building on this expertise by expanding education offerings for students and company employees. Check out the new Cyber Range, a center for cybersecurity education, research and workforce development, and the Cybersecurity Training for the NIST Network.
UMass Lowell's programs on computer security and forensics help meet the demand for cyber security and forensics professionals.