Program Overview

UMass Lowell's Master of Arts Degree in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration provides competencies and knowledge relating to homeland security strategy and policy development, critical infrastructure protection, regional and national security intelligence, land and maritime border protection, and the use of new technologies in homeland security.

Program Highlights:
  • World-Renowned Faculty in Terrorism Studies, Criminology, Science, Engineering and Information Technology
  • UMass Lowell’s online programs have won numerous national awards for excellence.
  • Research Opportunities with UMass Lowell's Center for Terrorism and Security Studies

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

    Requirements

    Three letters of recommendation. An undergraduate degree in computer science or relevant professional experience is required for many of the technical courses in this graduate degree program.

    Restrictions

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own.

    School Overview

    The UMass Lowell College of Sciences has a long tradition of creative and affordable education, innovative research and a commitment to the economic and social strength of the region.  The breadth of the College provides students with:

           •    A wealth of opportunities such as exciting courses, 
           •    Participation in cutting-edge research and 
           •    A chance to experience the world of interdisciplinary innovation 

    We offer a variety of degree choices including B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with opportunities for hands-on training at all levels. We work collaboratively with other colleges and schools at UMass Lowell to provide educational experiences in cutting-edge fields. Our students develop the skills of reasoning, communication, and analysis required to succeed in a rapidly changing technological and global environment.  The College is committed to expanding the knowledge of science to enrich lives and to contribute more to society.

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