Master of Arts in Security Studies / Industrial & Economic Security
University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Program Details

An online MA in Security Studies from UMass-Lowell has three different majors to select from:

  • Homeland Defense
  • Industrial & Economic Security
  • International Security

Within each program, students will learn the policies and practices behind securing our nation, its infrastructure and its economy, relative to current and historical global affairs.  Intelligence and analysis is studied, as are contemporary issues in security.  A graduate research paper in security studies is the capstone project of this online MA.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Lowell is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV