The new PhD program in Global Governance and Human Security will open its doors to its first cohort in fall 2012. The goal of this new program is to prepare students to be creative problem solvers and equip them with knowledge and skills needed to address a number of contemporary global concerns.
The International Relations program, a two-year, interdisciplinary, professional degree program offering evening classes was introduced in 2001 to add a global dimension to the McCormack Graduate School’s offerings in public service. Our alumni, prepared both to think theoretically and to apply the tools and methodologies to analyze a wide range of international public policy issues, have gone on to a variety of positions in both the public and private sectors within the United States and abroad.
The UMass Boston Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution are designed to provide students with the ability to understand and intervene effectively in conflict situations. Students learn about the causes, dynamics, and consequences of conflict in different settings. The programs benefit students from such varied fields as business, education, elder care, environmental sciences, public policy, health care, human resources, labor relations, law and law enforcement, ministry, and both public and private sector management.