Master of Science in
Human Security & Resilience

Human security and resilience are interdisciplinary approaches to understanding global affairs. These concepts focus on the security of populations (human security) and their ability to withstand and recover from a wide array of internal and external shocks (resilience), ranging from extreme weather to terrorism and armed conflict.

The concept of human security was first defined by the United Nations Development Programme in 1994. Graduates of the Master of Science in Human Security & Resilience are often the type of people who care about the good of humanity and seek solutions to not only ensure safety after a catastrophe, but to help identify and prevent future incidences.

Embry-Riddle’s M.S. in Human Security and Resilience is an online program designed for working professionals who want to transition into a career or a new role within the field.

The M.S. in Human Security and Resilience is offered through the Security Studies and International Affairs Department in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Students benefit from being part of a cutting-edge program whose curriculum is designed to align with current events and security practice, policy, law, and solutions.

Being a part of ERAU means students have access to renowned faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and labs that allow them to participate in hands-on processes early in their studies.

Students can enhance the learning experience by networking and interacting with faculty and fellow students, the majority of whom are industry professionals with their own knowledge to share.