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Political Science & Security

The world has never been more connected by commerce or diplomacy than it is now.  With this strengthened connection comes a great deal of opportunity for better, faster, and more effective trade and cooperation worldwide. Careers in political science and security bridge the gap between nations to deliver peace and prosperity. Below, the Northeastern community has highlighted common questions and issues associated with these unique careers through articles, tips, and how-to guides.

How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom photo

March 1, 2017

How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom

Holst, a faculty member in the Master of Arts in Homeland Security program, is helping students "talk the talk" and "walk the walk" when it comes to IT issues and management.

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How I Personalized My Education: How One Student Enhanced His Analytics Career photo

December 14, 2016

How I Personalized My Education: How One Student Enhanced His Analytics Career

Northeastern GIT student Angelo Cacciatore shares how he's leveraged his master's degree to enhance his data analytics career.

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My Northeastern Network: How It Helped One Alum Better Evaluate Public Policy photo

November 17, 2016

My Northeastern Network: How It Helped One Alum Better Evaluate Public Policy

Hunter Hustus, a graduate of our Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares how his Northeastern network helped him take the next step in his career.

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How Craig Gruber Is Helping Homeland Security Students Put Ideas Into Action photo

October 5, 2016

How Craig Gruber Is Helping Homeland Security Students Put Ideas Into Action

Dr. Craig Gruber, director of the Master of Arts in Homeland Security program, shares what he looks for in prospective students.

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3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology photo

July 22, 2016

3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology

Here are three ways technology is helping law enforcement and justice professionals stay ones step ahead of criminals.

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How a Master’s Helped One Alum Land a Role with the Dept. of Homeland Security photo

July 13, 2016

How a Master's Helped One Alum Land a Role with the Dept. of Homeland Security

Brad Belzak, director of legislative affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, shares why enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Security and Resilience Studies.

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How You Can Use Geographic Information Technology photo

May 26, 2016

How You Can Use Geographic Information Technology

As Associate Teaching Professor Dr. Cordula Robinson points out, you are probably using geographic information technology without even realizing it.

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