International Relations, MA

Cultivate. Collaborate. Create.

The MA in International Relations prepares students to face a wide range of global policy problems through a flexible, interdisciplinary program. Our program specializes in helping students bring academic rigor and theoretical insight to pressing policy challenges.

Learning outcomes include:

Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar reading to children in Kigali, Rwanda

Students doing fieldwork at Kigali Reading Center, Rwanda 


Our program is also uniquely situated in a department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, within a school of public policy. This gives our students a wholly unique perspective with which to approach the study of international politics. Some areas of strength within the program include:

The program is oriented towards equipping individuals with the skills needed to work in an international organization, internationally oriented national or local government agencies, an international nonprofit or non-governmental organization, international business, or to continue an academic career.

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