Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Graduate Programs of Study

The College of Fine Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences offers students opportunities to collaborate with community leaders, participate in research, build professional relationships, and add to the depth of their knowledge and expertise through its Graduate Programs. 

Graduate Degree programs

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

Graduate Certificate Programs

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 degree program.

The courses to complete the certificate must be completed within a five year period with a minimum 3.0 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.


Behavioral Intervention in Autism

Family Studies

Criminal Justice Informatics

Forensic Criminology

Criminal Justice Leadership & Policy Development

Job Stress and Healthy Job Redesign

Disability Outcomes

Peace & Conflict Resolution Studies

Diversity in the Workplace

School-Based Music Methods

Domestic Violence Prevention

Security Studies
Economic & Social Development of Regions
Victim Studies