M.A. On Campus

International Commerce and Policy

George Mason University

12 months
50860 USD/year
50860 USD/year
18892 USD/year
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The International Commerce and Policy, MA program (ICP) is an interdisciplinary program from George Mason University designed to help students from around the world prepare for jobs in the new economy. 


Unlike traditional international affairs programs, the degree is focused on such international economic issues as global trade and investment. 

Key Features 

  • The MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University differs from an MBA program by providing training in the political, social, and technological aspects of the global economy. 
  • In today's world, it is critical for all participants in global markets to understand the multifaceted environment in which they work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Political Economy
  • Macroeconomic Policy in the Global Economy
  • Microeconomics and Trade Policy
  • Global Financial Crises and Institutions
  • Global Trade Relations
  • Technology, Culture, and Commerce

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Domestic Applications for Fall 2021 are accepted on a space-available basis.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application and fee
  • 750-1,000 word written statement of your goals and interest in the program
  • Current resume
  • Unofficial transcripts from all previous institutions attended in the U.S. For international institutions, transcripts may be unofficial but should include cumulative transcripts, degree certificate, individual semester marksheets (if applicable), and diploma (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation. At least one recommendation should be from an individual who is qualified to attest to the candidate’s academic potential

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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