The Master of Arts in International Studies is a graduate degree program that offers a set of rigorous courses to cultivate in-depth knowledge and expertise in analysis of international issues through quantitative and qualitative skills.

Master’s students must complete three core courses and are free to design their program of study on any topic within the broad sphere of international studies. Major themes covered in International Studies elective courses range from international security, refugee movements and migration, international trade and investment, climate change mitigation and adaptation, poverty alleviation, humanitarian crises, and emerging public health threats. 

Master of Arts in International Studies students are required to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language in order to prepare them for their respective careers in the field.  Graduates of the MA Program have established careers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in the United States and abroad.

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