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Master of International Affairs

In this two-year program, explore the most prominent sociocultural theories while you learn how to handle international crises and implement global solutions.

Build a Degree that Works for You

The Master of International Affairs (M.I.A.) program offers you a customizable and interdisciplinary degree that emphasizes hands-on instruction and professional development. No matter your interests, you can build a master's degree that fits your academic and career goals, all while learning from distinguished faculty at one of the world's top research institutions.

Degree Requirements

The M.I.A. degree requires a minimum of 42 credits, with four separate degree components:

  • 18 credits of core curriculum
  • 21 credits of electives
  • Capstone experience (3 credits)—either an internship or a master's paper
  • Documented language proficiency

The degree takes approximately two academic years to complete.

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