Human Security, Master | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Human Security at University of Pittsburgh draws on work in the fields of political science, economics, law, and public health to address a fundamental question: how can people protect themselves from severe challenges to their lives and livelihoods?


About Human Security at University of Pittsburgh

With a human security concentration, you will choose from a range of core courses tailored to you interests as well as taking a set of required degree courses. Gain firsthand experience tackling human security issues to prepare for diverse careers in this field.


Whether it’s in community advocacy, crisis management, or another critical area, there are endless routes for pursuing a career in human security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil wars and protection of civilians
  • Refugees and internally displaced persons
  • Global climate change
  • Human trafficking
  • Food security
  • Governance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee
  • Résumé
  • Personal Essay
  • Optional Essay (Master's Applicants) and Research Proposal/Writing Sample (PhD Applicants)
  • GRE or GMAT scores (optional for master's applicants)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores (international applicants only)
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Two Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 12 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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