Global Governance and Human Security, PhD

Combine interdisciplinary knowledge and hands-on research experience to become a creative global problem solver. Focus on solutions that matter most to individuals, communities, and nations: economic welfare and human development, ecological sustainability, peace, public health, education, human rights and political freedom, and the interrelationships among them.

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We also offer a Global Governance and Human Security MA program.