UMass Lowell Online Minors

Declaring a minor can give you a competitive edge in the job market while enriching your educational experience. Many students select minors that complement their major area of study, while others take advantage of the opportunity to pursue their passions and follow their interests. No matter which minor(s) you choose, the courses required to earn this academic designation will enhance your knowledge and skillset in a targeted area while broadening your career opportunities after graduation.

Online Minors Available at UMass Lowell

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Disability Studies
  • English
  • Legal Studies
  • Population Health Informatics and Information Technology (PHIT)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

For a complete list of undergraduate minors, please speak with your advisor to ensure which minors are fully available online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Talk to your advisor to find out how to incorporate a minor into your program. After you're accepted by the university, you must take additional steps to declare a minor.
No, in addition to completing all the minor courses, you will need to complete the coursework to declare the minor before your final term.
Depending on your major, you may declare more than one minor. However, this may increase the amount of time it takes to complete your program. Please review our Minor Area Requirements page or check with your advisor to ensure your minor is compatible with your major and that you are taking the correct courses.
Minors are academic disciplines secondary to your major and require fewer courses to complete. Declaring a minor may increase your job opportunities or allow you to change your future career path.