Terrorism Mediation and Peace

Terrorism and the threat of terrorism affect U.S. policy—but they also affect American citizens. Our policymakers and elected officials are focused on ways to prevent terrorist attacks, as well as on ways to react in the event of an attack. In this specialization, you will study the legislation and policy that has been created to keep the United States and U.S. allies safe from terrorism. Examine the roots of terrorist behavior, both at home and abroad, and investigate strategies that have been implemented to intervene before terrorists can strike. Explore the effect that terrorism has on communities and on individuals, and delve into the ethical issues related to human rights and individual freedoms.

Completion Requirements

  • 63 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6117 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6111 Course Leadership and Organizational Change Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6112 Course Governance and Public Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6280 Course Policy and Politics in American Political Institutions Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6281 Course Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6282 Course Public Policy and Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6320 Course Public Policy Implications of Terrorism Legislation and Policies Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6740 Course Disaster, Crisis, and Trauma Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6741 Course Psychology of Terrorism Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPP 6910 Course Capstone Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
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