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.

February 7, 2020

3 Top Careers in Emergency and Disaster Management

Emergency and disaster management careers are growing. Here are three of the most popular roles available today.


January 28, 2020

What Can You Do With a Master’s in International Relations?

Wondering what you can do with an MS in international relations? Learn how earning your degree can help you turn your passion into a career.


January 16, 2020

4 Pressing Global Health Problems We Face Today

Holly Dygert, a lecturer in the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, describes the challenges she sees facing global health.


January 3, 2020

Global Health Careers: How Can I Make a Difference?

Are you interested in a global health career? Here's a guide to the industry, along with five careers to consider.  


September 13, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: John Terpinas

Learn more about John Terpinas, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's Homeland Security graduate programs in the College of Professional Studies.


July 19, 2019

5 Reasons to Study International Relations and Diplomacy

Studying international relations and diplomacy can prepare you for a range of careers affecting real, lasting change around the globe.


July 11, 2019

What is Global Studies: Careers, Skills, and Trends

Learn more about global studies and international relations, including emerging trends and career opportunities in the field.


June 11, 2019

Top Global Studies Careers: Jobs and Salaries

These 10 world-changing careers are among the top options for graduates of advanced global studies and international relations programs.


April 2, 2019

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity: Exploring the Intersection

Uncover the three vital ways in which homeland security and cybersecurity intersect in today’s world.


March 20, 2019

The Future of Disaster Preparedness & Job Opportunities

Dan Murphy, adjunct professor for Northeastern’s Homeland Security and Strategic Intelligence programs, shares his take on the future of disaster preparedness and how aspiring homeland security professionals can prepare.