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International Diploma in the Management of Humanitarian Action


Made up of four intensive one-week courses, the International Diploma in the Management of Humanitarian Action program will provide you with the foundational knowledge, ethical framework, and practical skills to lead and manage a humanitarian response in times of crisis or disaster.

Flexible and challenging, this program is offered by Fordham’s Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs, which has trained more than 2,500 aid workers from 133 different countries worldwide.

You’ll take three core courses:

You’ll also gain a depth of knowledge in one of seven electives:

Program Basics

  • Certified by the New York State Education Department
  • Eligible for eight graduate-level academic credits that are accepted toward our Master of Arts in International Humanitarian Action (MIHA) and may be transferred to other academic institutions
  • Private loans or payment plans may be available
  • Program is not eligible for U.S. federal aid programs