12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Move into roles that support multi-national cooperation related to global commerce, environmental policy, humanitarian aid, violent conflict, security and intelligence, and economic development with the International Affairs program of University at Albany.


Whether you want to work in business, government, or the nonprofit sector, the International Affairs program of University at Albany will equip you with practical knowledge and skills that will enable you to succeed in organizations with international reach.

Career Paths

Forge a new career path or advance along your current trajectory.

Students who earn the master's in international affairs go on to careers in organizations such as:

  • United States Department of Defense
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • National Security Agency
  • United States Foreign Service
  • United Nations
  • New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
  • Center for International Development at UAlbany 

Sample job titles in the public and private sectors include:

  • Diplomat
  • Excelsior Service Fellow
  • Program Analyst
  • Client Relations Analyst
  • Legislative Director
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • Communications Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Governance
  • Economics for Global Affairs
  • Quantitative Approaches to International Affairs
  • Global Security
  • International and Comparative Public Management
  • Statistics for International Affairs Managers and Policy Analysts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Degree Application
  • $75 Application Fee
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Goals
  • GRE scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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