Global Affairs and Human Security Degree Requirements
- These requirements apply to students entering this program in fall 2016 and thereafter. Students who enrolled earlier should consult the catalog in effect at the time they enrolled.
- Read the course descriptions.
Download the M.A. in Global Affairs and Human Security Degree Planning Sheet .
This 39-credit master's program requires the following:
Foundation Courses (6 credits)
- Seminar in Globalization and Social Change (GAHS 504)
- International Organization (GAHS 508)
Core Courses (21 credits)
- Understanding and Assessing Conflict (CNCM 506)
- Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Conflict (CNCM 740)
- Special Topics: Terrorism, Counterterrorism and International Conflict Management (CNCM 710)
- International Development (GAHS 610)
- Managing Diversity (PUAD 704)
- Public Program Evaluation (PUAD 629)* or Research Methods (CNCM 510)
- Managing NGOs (GAHS 600)
* 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)
- International Migration and Human Security (GAHS 510)
- New Approaches to Economic and Social Development (GAHS 605)
- Health Systems Management: Organizational Design and Human Resources (HSMG 766)
- Individual Research (PUAD 709)
- other courses as approved by program director
Culminating Courses (6 credits)
- Seminar in Human Security (GAHS 740)
- Internship/Field Placement Seminar (GAHS 760)*
* The final integrative component of the program is an internship/field placement. No thesis is required.