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Applications for the International Relations program at University of San Diego are accepted on a rolling basis year-round. However, applicants are encouraged to complete their application package by the posted deadlines below in order to guarantee the review of their application in time for their preferred start term.
The Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) program mixes academic and professional instruction in an effort to connect theory and practice, both substantively and pedagogically. Our courses are all organized in seminar or semi-seminar format, with close faculty-student interaction.
- Research Methods
- Comparative Politics
- Theories in International Relations
- International Relations International Travel Course
- 12 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Public Policy Political Science View 746 other Masters in Public Policy in United States
- An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum 3.2 GPA.
- GRE not required.
- Official transcript showing the applicant's conferred bachelor's degree. Applicants who earned their bachelor's degree from an institution outside the United States must submit a course-by-course WES evaluation.
- A statement of purpose 600-800-word personal statement written in the first person that summarizes your educational, professional, and international experiences to date. The statement should answer these two sets of questions: 1) Why do you want to attend a master's program in International Relations and why do you want to attend USD in particular? and 2) What do you hope to gain from our program and what are your professional goals upon completing it?
- Writing sample.
- Current resume or CV.
- One letter of recommendation and the names of two additional references.
International46650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1555 USD per credit during 12 months.
National46650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1555 USD per credit during 12 months.
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