The International Affairs curriculum integrates Columbia University’s unsurpassed academic choices with extensive experiential learning, including capstone workshop projects with organizations around the world. Students pursue a customizable core curriculum, including a wide range of courses on international politics and political economy. Students also choose from a broad range of majors: International Security Policy, International Finance and Economic Policy, Economic and Political Development, Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy, Energy and Environment, and Urban and Social Policy. Graduates join a dynamic network of MIA alumni in leading organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors around the world.
Who It's For
The MIA program is best suited for young professionals holding a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work or substantive internship experience who have a passion for international affairs and a commitment to make the world a better place.
MIA graduates work around the world in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Recent employers include the United Nations, U.S. Departments of State and Defense, foreign ministries abroad, Deutsche Bank, McKinsey & Company, the International Rescue Committee, and many others.
- Conceptual Foundations
- Management/Financial Management Course
- Quantitative Analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations International Business View 161 other Masters in International Relations in United States
- Essay questions (Personal Statement, Short Essay, and/or Optional Essay)
- Video Essay
- Professional Resume/CV
- Quantitative & Language Resume/CV
- Letters of Recommendation
- Academic Transcripts
- $95.00 USD non-refundable Application Fee
International57476 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28738 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National57476 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28738 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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