Peace and Conflict Studies

Prospective Graduate Students

UMass Lowell offers a Master of Arts and a Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies. The graduate program equips students with the knowledge and skills to become effective professionals. Peace and Conflict Studies professionals engage in conflict resolution, advocate for human rights, lead non-profit organizations, serve in diplomatic corps, and build sustainable peace and security through economic development, women's advancement, and education. Learn more about careers.

Please note that while some elective courses are offered online, the required courses for the certificate and Master's degree are only offered on-campus. Students must be able to be on-campus to complete the graduate program.

UMass Lowell Juniors and Seniors:

You are encouraged to apply for the Accelerated BA to MA that makes it possible to complete a Master’s Degree in one year. 

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