The humanitarian field is growing and changing quickly: the increasing numbers of people in need, humanitarian works, and budgets have resulted in massive growth of and demand on the system. These shifts mean we need new models of effective humanitarian assistance and more capable humanitarian leaders to develop and implement them.

The Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA) is a rigorous academic program that prepares humanitarian practitioners to address today’s humanitarian challenges as leaders in the evolving landscape. It is a one-year, joint degree offered by The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and The Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy.