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.

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.

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About Human Security & Resilience at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Whether due to environmental changes, global relations, international business, or technology advancements, security is often an issue. The Master of Science in Human Security and Resilience is an online program tailored to working professionals who want to expand their education and experience in this growing field. Human Security & Resilience graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in homeland defense, national security, government, multinational corporations, non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental agencies, and international affairs.

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

Though this program is offered fully online, students have the chance to interact and collaborate with fellow students and faculty via email, chat, and forums. Students also gain access to ERAU’s globally connected community and advanced technology.

Following completion of the specialization courses, the degree wraps up with the capstone project that allows students to more deeply explore challenges from their respective work sites or issues endemic to their careers in a scholarly way.

Though not all capstones will culminate in published research, the expectation is that the projects will be publishable in either scholarly journals or at conferences.

Human Security & Resilience graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in homeland defense, national security, government, multinational corporations, non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental agencies, and international affairs. Potential career paths include opportunities in fields such as: consulting
diplomacy, global banking, import/export, intelligence, international business and military

The Daytona Beach Campus is home to state-of-the-art labs such as the Homeland Security Situation Room, where students can practice emergency management scenarios, terrorism threat situations, intelligence analysis, and a variety of homeland security-related scenarios.

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30 Credits

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