Our master's degree in international relations hones the critical and creative thinking skills needed to succeed in the complex field of foreign affairs.
Explore Complex Global Questions
Our curriculum promotes a broad and detailed understanding of international relations in the context of domestic and global justice. Students are exposed to the realities of the international environment through coursework that tackles political thought, comparative politics, and identity, harmony and conflict. Guided by the University's mercy mission, our rigorous program graduates principled and informed students who are eager to offer innovative solutions to the world's political dilemmas.
Graduates are qualified for employment with federal and state governments, international and nongovernmental organizations and businesses with an international focus. The program also benefits military officers and provides excellent preparation for our Ph.D. in international relations.
While this program may be completed entirely online, select courses may also be offered at our Newport campus.