Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention

About: 

Offered by UMass Lowell's School of Criminology and Justice Studies, the Graduate Certificate Program in Domestic Violence Prevention offers courses in the areas of criminal justice, community social psychology, and health.

This certificate can benefit those in the fields of nursing, health, social services, family services, youth services, police, hospital, and health agency administration, as well as other related professions. 

Domestic violence is one of our nation's greatest social and public health problems. Individuals working in health, social services and law enforcement can gain expertise in the prevention and response to domestic violence with this program.

Program Highlights:

  • Flexibility and convenience
  • Committed to student learning
  • Courses from this certificate may be applied towards relevant master's degree programs at UMass Lowell with the approval of the graduate coordinator

Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information, fill out the Request Information form.

Sample a Course

For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention webpage.

Tuition/Fees: 

 

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Certificate Application Fee $50
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

 

Admissions: 

Admission to all graduate programs at UMass Lowell is contingent upon successful completion of a bachelor's degree. No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for graduate certificate programs. Credits earned from a graduate certificate may be used towards a related graduate degree with the approval of the graduate program coordinator. Students who complete a UMass Lowell graduate certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better may be able to waive the GRE when applying to a related master's degree. Graduate Certificate Programs must be completed within a five-year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and no more than one course with a grade below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for other certificates.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit uml.edu/grad.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or financialaidquestions@uml.edu to determine eligibility.

Request Information

Contact: 
UMass Lowell Advising Center
Phone: 
978-934-2474
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$575
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Criminal Justice and Legal
Liberal Arts and Humanities