Global Affairs and Human Security Degree Requirements
- These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2020 and thereafter. Students who enrolled earlier should consult the catalog in effect at the time they enrolled.
- Read the course descriptions.
This 36-credit master's program requires the following:
Foundation Courses (6 credits)
- GAHS 504 Human Security and Social Change
- GAHS 508 International Organization
Core Courses (18 credits)
- CNCM 506 Understanding and Assessing Conflict (
- CNCM 710 Special Topics: Terrorism, Counterterrorism and International Conflict Management
- CNCM 740 Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Conflict
- GAHS 600 Managing NGOs
- GAHS 610 International Development
- PUAD 629 Public Program Evaluation* or CNCM 510 Research Methods
* If students do not demonstrate knowledge of elementary statistics, they are required to take PUAD 628 Statistical Applications in Public Administration before taking PUAD 629.
Electives (6 credits)
- GAHS 510 International Migration and Human Security
- GAHS 605 International Political Economy and Development
- HSMG 660 Comparative Global Health and Human Security
- HSMG 766 Health Systems Management: Organizational Design and Human Resources
- PUAD 704 Managing Diversity
- PUAD 709 Individual Research
- other courses as approved by program director
Culminating Courses (6 credits)
- GAHS 740 Global Affairs and Human Security Capstone
- GAHS 760 Internship/Field Placement Seminar*
*The final integrative component of the program is an internship/field placement. No thesis is required.