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Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

DePaul University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
715 USD/credit
715 USD/credit
715 USD/credit
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About

The MS in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from DePaul University—the first graduate refugee studies program in the U.S.—will give you the right mix of theory and practical experience to prepare you to help immigrants, migrants and refugees around the world.

Overview

You’ll gain a broad-based understanding of the legal, political and humanitarian resources to address the issues created by these situations. 

The Program

As part of our refugee studies program you’ll take courses in law, history, public health, public service and international studies and gain extensive hands-on training with the agencies and institutions assisting displaced people.

This Refugee and Forced Migration Studies program from DePaul University is designed to be completed in two years, and most courses are offered in the evening at the Loop or Lincoln Park campuses. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pro-Seminar in History of Forced Migration
  • Human Rights Law
  • Asylum and Refugee Law and Policy
  • International Conflict Management
  • Public Health and Forced Migration
  • International Dimensions of Public Service
  • Refugee Trauma and Mental Health
  • Management of International NGOs
  • Humanitarian Logistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Science in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies admits students with the following prerequisites: 

  • A bachelor's degree with evidence of strong intellectual and writing skills.
  • Previous study and/or experience in refugee and forced migration, though not required.
  • Evidence of a strong interest in pursuing a career related to human rights, refugee, migration, health, policy, academy, and forced migration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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