MS in Security and Resilience Studies
Security and Resilience Studies is an emerging field of inquiry that focuses on how global, national, and sub-national actors manage a range of chronic transnational challenges that can be destabilizing to societies such as terrorism, organized crime, weapons proliferation, cyber-attacks, bio-terrorism, climate change and catastrophic disasters, migration, and radicalization.
PhD in Public Policy
Northeastern’s PhD in Public Policy is a scholarly-focused degree and training program for individuals interested in conducting research in academia or other high-level professional settings such as think tanks, nonprofit organizations, industry, and government. As part of the PhD program, students have the opportunity to study a concentration in Sustainability and Resilience, which engages doctoral students to conduct cutting-edge, impactful research pertaining to climate resilience and climate policy at multiple scales.
Masters in Public Policy
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is the recognized “industry standard” for those seeking careers in public policy analysis, design, and evaluation. The Northeastern MPP emphasizes the analysis of data and other relevant information to enable graduates to assess public problems, develop appropriate policy responses, and evaluate program effectiveness. MPP graduates enter careers as policy analysts, researchers, consultants, program evaluators, and policymakers in a broad range of public, nonprofit, and private sector settings.
MS in Environmental Science and Policy
The Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy program emphasizes a broadly interdisciplinary and synthetic approach that integrates knowledge in the environmental sciences with the social sciences.