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Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

The RFMS degree provides both academic and practical skills to students. In their first year, students will acquire conceptual legal frameworks for critical analyses of refugee protection regimes and human rights law. They will also be introduced to issues in public health and conflict management. In their second year, the refugee mental trauma course and the humanitarian logistics course, together with the core internships, will enable students to assess, evaluate and apply theoretical knowledge as practitioners. 

48.5 Required Credits


Year One: Fall Quarter

Year One: Winter Quarter

Year One: Spring Quarter


Year Two: Fall Quarter

  • FMS 415/MPS 510 - International Dimensions of Public Service
  • FMS 418 - Refugee Trauma and Mental Health

Year Two: Winter Quarter

Year Two: Spring Quarter


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