Diplomacy and Military Studies, M.A. | Hawai'i Pacific University | Honolulu, United States
18 months
1000 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
1000 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
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The Diplomacy and Military Studies program at the Hawai'i Pacific University provides you with an interdisciplinary view of the role of diplomacy and military force in world affairs from both a contemporary and historical perspective.


Looking for a professional career in the civilian, military or government sectors? Hawai'i Pacific University’s (HPU) Master of Arts in Diplomacy and Military Studies (MADMS) program will unlock the door for you! 

This program is great for working professionals because you have the option to create a schedule that works for you and with 70 different courses, you can tailor your MADMS program to your personal interests as well. You will gain substantial knowledge of the role of military and diplomacy force in world affairs which will guide you to become an effective leader. This is your opportunity to do your part in the world’s political, social, and economic development!

What you'll learn

To acquaint you with different methodologies and approaches to understanding statecraft and the military, the program combines courses in history, political science, international relations, art history, humanities, literature, philosophy, anthropology, strategic studies, and global leadership and sustainable development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations
  • Politics
  • Military History: Methods, Approaches & Historiography
  • Diplomacy and International Relations
  • European Diplomatic History
  • War in Ancient History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Graduate applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; Priority application deadlines:

  • Spring entry - Nov 30th
  • Summer entry - Apr 1st
  • Fall entry - Jul 1st


36 SCH



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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • $55 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 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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