M.A. On Campus

Global Affairs and Human Security

University of Baltimore

24 months
1111 USD/credit 19998 USD/year
1111 USD/credit 19998 USD/year
758 USD/credit 13644 USD/year
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The 36-credit, cross-disciplinary M.A. in Global Affairs and Human Security of University of Baltimore provides you with an opportunity to explore your interests in international issues related to good governance, sustainable development, transnational problem-solving and the promotion of human security.


With the specialized knowledge, applied skills and functional expertise you'll gain in the   M.A. in Global Affairs and Human Security at the University of Baltimore program, you'll be a competitive candidate for careers in the nonprofit and public sectors and with supranational organizations.

Key facts:

  • You'll examine the ways in which nongovernmental organizations, intergovernmental bodies and global actors work together to address issues of human well-being while confronting challenges that require more than simply single governments to solve.
  • You'll develop cross-cultural sensitivities and awareness of contemporary global issues, and you'll gain exposure to the factors that compel people and groups to engage in violence and otherwise feel insecure.
  • You'll apply theories and concepts of global governance, transnational problem-solving and human security to real-world case studies.
  • You'll be prepared to develop appropriate programs and evaluate existing programs within nonprofit, intergovernmental and supranational bodies—and you'll have the skills to work successfully in both management and service delivery in the nonprofit sector.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Understanding and Assessing Conflict
  • Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Conflict 
  • Special Topics: Terrorism, Counterterrorism and International Conflict Management 
  • International Development
  • Managing NGOs
  • Public Program Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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rolling for fall intake


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university
  • at least a B average in prior coursework if transferring from another program.
  • Online application. 
  • Official transcript(s). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1111 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1111 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 758 USD per credit during 24 months.

part-time tuition

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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