18 months
18000 USD/year
18000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Arts in International Relations at Webster University is designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to critically analyze and assess global affairs.

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Only students providing valid contact details (E-mail and phone number) will be contacted by the university regarding their requests.

Our faculty is diverse, comprised of accomplished scholars who are widely published and respected in the field. It includes policy experts who bring their real-world experience as executives, consultants, and advisors with international organizations (such as the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the World Bank, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the International Court of Justice) to the classroom. Their relationships in both the academic and diplomatic worlds open doors to distinctive learning experiences, practica, and internships for our students

With International Relations graduate courses offered face-to-face and online, you can customize your international relations degree to fit your schedule. The  International Relations at  Webster University  also extends to eight of Webster’s international campus locations, which means you can study abroad a term or more and gain in-depth exposure to different cultures and sociopolitical environments. Ultimately, you’ll graduate with the tools you need to put your knowledge to use as a working professional and as a global citizen.

Points of Distinction:

  • Graduate courses in International Relations are offered online,face-to-face, and at Webster’s global campuses in Geneva,Switzerland;Vienna, Austria; Leiden, the Netherlands; Bangkok,Thailand; Beijing, China; Accra, Ghana; and Athens, Greece.
  • Students can complete their MA in International Relations on afull- or part-time basis.
  • Webster University proudly participates in the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Yellow Ribbon GI Education Program whichhelps military students avoid out-of-pocket tuition and fees thatmay exceed the Post-9/11 GI Bill tuition benefit.
  • Unique fieldwork/internship opportunities offer students valuableinternational relations experience outside the classroom.
  • Classes are small and discussion-oriented, and students areindividually mentored by their professors and advisorsthroughout their degree.nFaculty are accomplished scholars and experts in foreign policy,economics, international security, human rights, and internationallaw and organizations.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students who complete this program will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of several sub fields of the discipline.
  • Demonstrate strong research skills.
  • Critically analyze international events and issues.
  • Apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field by having the necessary education.

Career Opportunities:

Our campus is unique in its access to many of the world’s top international and nongovernmental organizations. Our students frequently obtain internships or jobs at one of the intergovernmental organizations or specialized agencies, including the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI), International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), or at one of the many other nongovernmental organization based in The Hague. 

Other Webster graduates pursue top careers in politics, international business, and national foreign services, or become aid workers for governmental agencies and NGOs. Webster’s International Relations graduates are regularly admitted to prestigious post-graduate programs in Europe and the United States. 

Most importantly, our graduates leave with a large network of life-long friends and colleagues in countries, companies and governments around the world, an essential component of success in today’s globalized world.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Signed Application Form
  • Proof of English Proficiency:

– TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80

– IELTS: 6.5

– Pearson: 53

  • Undergraduate Transcripts
  • Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Certificate of Finance showing $Tuition plus $16,000
  • Copy of Passport ID Page
  • Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)
  • Some programs have additional entry requirements. Please contact your advisor for more information.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Full Program Tuition

  • $27,000 - St. Louis Webster Groves 


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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