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UMass Lowell Online Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Ranked in Top 20 Nationally

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Programs offered by UMass Lowell’s School of Criminology and Justice Studies — including the master’s degree in criminal justice — have ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. All of these programs boast excellent faculty and versatile online, on-campus and combined degree pathways for undergraduate and master’s degree students.

UMass Lowell’s Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice tied for the No. 14 spot for Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice programs, while the University is ranked No. 22 nationally for its online bachelor’s degrees, including the B.S. in Criminal Justice. And BestColleges.com rated the University’s online Master’s programs in Security Studies programs fifth in the country.

UMass Lowell students say that the recognition and rankings are largely due to the faculty, which includes experienced researchers, inspiring young professors and working professionals.

Learn more about the criminal justice faculty, other programs and students here.