The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers several degree programs in which students can study various aspects of terrorism, counterterrorism, and other topics related to national and international security. These include:
- An interdisciplinary Master’s Degree in Security Studies in which students can earn a Master of Arts (MA) degree with a concentration in homeland defense, industrial and economic security, or international security; or a Master of Sciences (MS) degree with a concentration in CBRNE security, critical infrastructure protection, or cybersecurity.
- The School of Criminology and Justice Studies offers Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Criminal Justice and Criminology in which students can take a variety of courses on terrorism, homeland security, and other relevant topics.
- The interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Global Studies program, offered by the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, includes a concentration in Security and Human Rights in which CTSS faculty are involved in teaching courses and supervising doctoral dissertations.
- The School of Criminology and Justice Studies also offers a Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, which students can earn by taking classes on-campus or online
- Finally, courses on terrorism, homeland security, and WMD are offered within the university's B.S. in Criminal Justice and Criminology program