International Affairs programs provide students with a broad educational foundation in international relations theory, policy analysis, oral and written communications skills, macro and micro-economics, management, and/or quantitative methods/statistics.
Beyond this foundation of knowledge, students specialize or concentrate in either functional subjects, such as international conflict resolution, international trade and finance, environmental issues, and foreign policy, or in regional areas such as Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Russia/Central Eurasia. Here are some resources for students interested in advanced study of International Affairs:
Earning your M.P.A. can lead to a career in public service, both domestically and abroad. Curricula often incorporate courses in policy, economics, analysis, and management. Here are some resources for students interested in advanced study of Public Affairs: