Hone your data analysis and research skills as you prepare for work in domestic or international government, non-profit or private business sectors.
A master's degree in international studies provides a sophisticated grounding in world affairs and policy analysis. You’ll gain skills to succeed in today’s increasingly connected world while specializing in your choice of career-relevant coursework from data analytics and research design to public administration or a foreign language. Course-based or thesis-based tracks are available.
Prepare for sought-after roles in data analysis and research design in comparative politics and international relations.
Designed by You
Beyond your core classes for the degree, you select coursework that correlates to your specific career aspirations
Need to brush up on a foreign language for your career? Students can take up to six credit hours of language courses in this degree.
Students planning for Ph.D. programs will write and defend a thesis while others can opt for additional courses and an oral exam.
What You’ll Study
Classes cover topics from international relations to comparative politics, and students can choose to study data analysis and research design or to focus on public administration. A foreign language is optional, as is the thesis track. Flexible electives allow you to complete the course of study that best fits your future goals.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal
Examining their impact and effectiveness in achieving specific goals or objectives
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
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