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Graduate students in The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance at UMass Boston

Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance

Prepare. Act. Influence.

Our graduate programs prepare students with skills and experiences for managing conflict, building security, and governing by providing a supportive learning environment that is academically rigorous, hands-on, and interdisciplinary. 

If you value...

  • Practical Experience: learning that occurs both within the classroom and through hands-on experiences in the real world.
  • Collaborative Relationships: supportive and personal connections among faculty and students which are essential to learning.
  • Civic Responsibility: scholarship that impacts policy and action in the real world, because everyone has a duty to work to make the world a better place.
  • Academic Excellence: a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach to academics conducive to innovation and excellence.

….we invite you to learn more about our internationally-ranked graduate programs and the pioneering research of our faculty, and discover how you can get involved.

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Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Brochure

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