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623 USD/credit 9751 USD/year
623 USD/credit 9751 USD/year
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About

The M.A. Global Affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University  offers an intensive examination of our complex economic, political and social world issues, with in-depth perspectives on today’s political and global economy, international problems and conflict resolution.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Our program is distinguished by both its faculty and students. Our students come from around the globe, working primarily in consulates or diplomatic missions. In addition to FDU faculty, key professors include former United Nations Ambassadors, Consuls General and other outstanding professionals and academics who hold small, in-person classes.

The M.A. Global Affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University   comprises 30 credits (10 courses) of graduate-level coursework held off-campus primarily in consulates and missions to the United Nations in New York City. Students typically take six credits per quarter and complete the program in two to three years. Courses begin in September, January, May, and July.

Building Blocks to a Full Degree

The program is tailored to the mobility needs of the diplomatic corps, with progressive stages to complete the M.A. degree, and online courses to accelerate or to complete the program if students are re-posted out of the area:

  • Diplomado (6 credits) for special cohorts
  • Certificate in Diplomacy and International Relations (18 credits)
  • Master of Arts in Global Affairs (30 credits)

The program may be taken from abroad completely online or by live tie-in to the classes in New York City.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genocide
  • Methods of Political Analysis
  • World Heritage Law and Policy
  • Thesis or Project
  • Seminar on Globalization
  • Trafficking in Humans

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 23 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application for admission.
  • A bachelor’s degree (or corresponding post-secondary degree) from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point ratio (CGPR) of 2.70. Applicants with a CGPR of less than 2.70 may be admitted as non-matriculated students on probation.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. Applicants who are unable to provide official documents at the time of enrollment may register as non-matriculated students with a graduate faculty adviser.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9751 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 23 months.
  • National

    9751 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 23 months.
  • In-State

    9751 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 23 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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