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International Policy Management

Kennesaw State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
12792 USD/year
12792 USD/year
3552 USD/year
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The Master of Science in International Policy Management (MSIPM) is a cohort-based online degree program that builds on Kennesaw State University’s strong tradition and long-standing commitment to international education. 

Overview

The International Policy Management program at the Kennesaw State University prepares future leaders in the private and public sectors to understand the interaction between political and economic dynamics in the global context. 

The curriculum offered by the program will enhance understanding of international policy in an interactive collaborative learning environment, whether students are recent college graduates or have experience working in public, private, or nongovernmental organizations. 

Students will learn how to assess political risk, better understand the regulatory environment in which corporations function, and deal with the cultural nuances inherent to the global negotiation process. The online nature of the program offers flexibility for students to complete an academically solid degree program while continuing current employment, whether working in-state, nationwide, or abroad. Additionally, the cohort model builds a learning community for mutual support.

Cohort Model

  • The MSIPM program is a 33 semester-hour course of study that uses a cohort-base online style of course delivery. 
  • Students begin as a group in fall semester of year one and complete the program by May of the final spring semester in year two. Since courses are offered in a predetermined sequence, students can finish the program in 20 months.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • World Politics and Governance
  • Comparative Policy and Politics
  • Global Experience
  • Capstone: Practicum or Thesis
  • International Conflict Management
  • International Development: Policy and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of a completed application to the graduate admission office along with a non-refundable fee;
  • Evidence that the student has a baccalaureate or KSU-approved equivalent degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Graduate Record Exam - Due to the unprecedented circumstances associated with the COVID-19 crisis, the GRE requirement is being waived for all applicants seeking Fall 2020 admission. 
  • An application letter outlining the student’s goals for work in the program, including a rationale for why/how this program will meet the applicant’s professional needs;
  • A writing sample of about 5 pages that demonstrates the applicant’s writing ability. The sample may come from previous undergraduate or graduate course work. It can also be professional (work-related) writing.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation. Academic references are preferred.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6396 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6396 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1776 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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