We prepare our graduates to craft policy solutions to 21st-century international policy and 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 and development 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 MAIPD or the Master's of Public Administration (MPA) degree programs, students can choose one of the following seven optional concentrations:
Available for both degree and non-degree seeking 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 practicum along with concurrent academic components in professional programs 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.