We prepare our graduates to craft policy solutions to 21st-century international development challenges.
Our two-year master’s program combines interdisciplinary coursework and professional experiences to launch careers in foreign policy and international relations. Join our students and alumni, who solve global policy challenges every day: resolving conflicts, addressing human rights abuses, and promoting global development. Learn to work in a language of your choice as part of the program curriculum.
Our faculty members are experienced policy practitioners and researchers who will guide you through your academic and professional development. Take advantage of our established connections with governments, businesses and world-renowned organizations, to build your professional network and get your global policy career underway.
Within either the MPA or the MAIPD degree programs, students can choose one of the following seven optional concentrations:
This certificate option is available for both degree-seeking and non-degree students.
Combining theory, research and practice to solve conflicts around the world through negotiation, mediation, and peace-building programs.
You will gain marketable experience through a final practicum by completing an internship, field research project, or professional program such as:
Our alumni pursue careers around the world in local and national government offices, socially responsible businesses, international organizations, think tanks, academic institutions and volunteer organizations. Learn more about alumni careers.
To learn more about our program, view our admission requirements for International Policy and Development or contact one of our Enrollment Managers.