Jun 23, 2018  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

Global Post-Disaster Studies (Graduate Certificate)

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Course Requirements

The program requires the successful completion of 18 credit hours of courses: 9 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of electives. These interrelated courses bring a science-based and human rights approach to risk reduction and postdisaster reconstruction.


To be accepted in the program, applicants must:

  1. Submit a completed Graduate Application form.
  2. Have earned a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  3. Submit a resume.
  4. Submit official transcripts from every institution previously attended.
  5. Submit a TOEFL (or IELTS) score that meets the requirements of the University of Massachusetts Boston for graduate study.
  6. Have access to computer technology for online study.
  7. Submit two letters of recommendation and a statement of interests/intent.

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