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Conflict Resolution Master's Program:
How to Apply

Application Deadlines:

*Note: Submitting an application by the priority deadline is encouraged for applicants interested in being considered for research assistantships.

Begin by reviewing the university's general application requirements for graduate admission. If you are an international applicant please see additional requirements.

Next complete the university's online application form.

In addition to completing the online application, you are required to submit the following supporting materials. Most materials may be uploaded via the Online Application.

  1. Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  2. Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic abilities
  3. Résumé/curriculum vitae
  4. Non-refundable application fee
  5. Writing sample (optional)
  6. Statement of purpose (answer each of the following questions):

More Information:

Additional 

Interviews
An interview, though not required, is strongly recommended for those living in the greater Boston area. Phone or Skype interviews are possible for those living out of the area.

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of research assistantships are awarded to accepted master’s students on a competitive basis. These assistantships waive a portion of tuition and fees. In addition, graduate assistants are required to work 4.5 hours per week for a faculty or staff member in exchange for a cash stipend. If you are interested in being considered for an assistantship send a letter of interest detailing your relevant experience and skills to conresglobal@umb.edu

Visit Graduate Aid for more information regarding financial aid opportunities.

 

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Conflict Resolution Certificate Program:
How to Apply

Begin by reviewing the university's general application requirements for graduate admission. If you are an international applicant, please see additional requirements.

Next, complete the university's online application form.

In addition to completing the online application, you are required to submit the following supporting materials. Most materials may be uploaded via the online application.

  1. Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  2. Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic abilities
  3. Résumé/curriculum vitae
  4. Non-refundable application fee
  5. Statement of purpose (answer both questions):

Additional

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International Relations Master's Program:
How to Apply

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2018 Admission 

Note: Submitting an application by the priority deadline is encouraged for applicants interested in being considered for research assistantships.

Begin by reviewing the university's general application requirements for graduate admission. If you are an international applicant, please see additional requirements.

Next, complete the university's online application form. 

In addition to completing the online application, you are required to submit the following supporting materials. Most materials may be uploaded via the online application.

  1. Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic abilities
  2. Résumé/curriculum vitae
  3. Non-refundable application fee
  4. Writing sample (optional)
  5. Statement of purpose (address each of the following and submit as your statement of purpose):

More Information:

 

Additional

Interviews
An interview, though not required, is strongly recommended for those living in the greater Boston area. Phone or Skype interviews are possible for those living out of the area.

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of research assistantships are awarded to accepted master’s students on a competitive basis. These assistantships waive a portion of tuition and fees. In addition, graduate assistants are required to work 4.5 hours per week for a faculty or staff member in exchange for a cash stipend. If you are interested in being considered for an assistantship send a letter of interest detailing your relevant experience and skills to conresglobal@umb.edu.

Visit Graduate Aid for more information regarding financial aid opportunities.

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Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program:
How to Apply  

Application Deadlines

Begin by reviewing the university's general application requirements for graduate admission. If you are an international applicant, please see additional requirements.

Next complete the university's online application form.

In addition to completing the online application, you are required to submit the following supporting materials. Most materials may be uploaded via the online application.

  1. Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  2. Applicable test scores - Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores - Official report from Educational Testing Service (Must be less than 5 years old)
  3. Résumé/curriculum vitae
  4. Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic abilities.
  5. Statement of Purpose [1,500 words]: Statement of your research and career interests and goals; your motivation for pursuing a PhD; why you are interested in an interdisciplinary PhD program; member(s) of the faculty with whom you are interested in working
  6. Writing sample: Any substantial piece of academic writing of which the applicant is the sole author
  7. Non-refundable application fee

In addition to uploading and/or sending all the required documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions, please submit a copy of the following materials to the department via email at conresglobal@umb.edu.

More Information:

Interviews
An interview, though not required, is strongly recommended for those living in the greater Boston area. Phone or Skype interviews are possible for those living out of the area.

Financial Support

Accepted students are eligible to receive financial support in the form of teaching and research assistantships. Assistantships include waivers of tuition and most fees, plus a cash stipend to help defray living expenses.



Application Checklist:


  1. Official Transcripts
  2. Applicable Test Scores
  3. Letters of Recommendation
  4. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  5. Statement of Purpose
  6. Non-refundable Application Fee
  7. Program Specific Requirements