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Government & Civic Engagement

At a time when agencies, leaders and managers are under increased scrutiny, civil and governmental leaders need to be effective and efficient leaders, communicators, and analytical thinkers. Northeastern University–Seattle is offering programs that will enable you to have a successful career in areas such as criminal justice and public administration.

Graduate Certificate in Security and Resilience Studies
Northeastern University’s Graduate Certificate in Security and Resilience Studies will help students develop the critical thinking skills needed to address a broad range of transnational risks impacting the build and natural environment, and discover the principles, policies, and strategies required to...
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Designed for professionals in law enforcement, public courts, private security, and corrections organizations, the Master of Science in Criminal Justice provides a path to excellence for leaders in criminal justice. The program’s core curriculum covers areas such as leadership theories...
Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations
As traditional borders of commerce, communication, and politics are replaced with a dynamic global web of cross-cultural and cross-sector relationships, the need for professionals with international studies and global relations expertise is growing. In response, the College of Professional Studies—in...
Master of Arts in Homeland Security
The Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security is intended to prepare the next generation of emergency managers and homeland security professionals for leadership roles in the public and private sectors. The degree offers a comprehensive program of studies covering...
Master of Science in Human Services
Designed for individuals who want to advance their careers in the field of human services, the Master of Science in Human Services helps you address a wide range of societal issues. Often responsible for working with vulnerable populations, human service...
Doctor of Law and Policy
The Doctor of Law and Policy (DLP) is a national online program with in-person classes that meet in Boston once a month. Students from all over the country, including Washington state, are encouraged to join this group of working professionals...
Master of Legal Studies
Northeastern’s Master of Legal Studies is a distinctive program built from the ground up for the aspiring professional eager to enhance his or her understanding of the law and to help employers navigate complex regulatory terrain. The Master of Legal...
Master of Science in Urban Informatics
The proliferation of spatial analysis, data mining, modeling, and visualization in virtually all parts of policy analysis and decision making calls for a new generation of experts who can navigate the technical and socioeconomic landscape on which life in the...
Master of Science in Nonprofit Management
Designed for individuals who wish to pursue a management or leadership position in the nonprofit sector, the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management offers a comprehensive perspective on the social, legal, cultural, and organizational issues that impact today’s nonprofit organizations.
Master of Public Administration
Northeastern University’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program was founded to serve the needs of the public affairs community. Whether taking courses online or on campus, our MPA students are offered the high quality, practice-oriented, and research-based graduate education...