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Security Studies

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Postgraduate Certificate Online
6 months
Duration
575 USD/credit
575 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

University of Massachusetts Lowell's Criminal Justice Department developed the Online Graduate Certificate in Security Studies to educate students in the complex nature of threats and how to manage them in the post-September 11th environment.

Overview

Students in University of Massachusetts Lowell's Online Graduate Certificate in Security Studies can focus their studies in areas such as risk management and analysis; organizational systems integration; legal and political policy and ethical issues in responding to threats; policy development and analysis; and the use of technology in implementing national security. 

Learning outcomes

The program is appropriate for students with a general interest in homeland security, professionals who are currently employed in security-related jobs, and for those interested in pursuing careers in security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Overview of Homeland Security
  • Comparative Terrorism and Counterterrorism 
  • Contemporary Security Studies 
  • Economic Crime 
  • Transportation Systems Safety and Security 
  • Crisis and Emergency Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application - Apply Online
  • An application fee
  • A statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Official test scores, when applicable
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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