Graduate School Programs are advanced academic courses of study (beyond a Bachelor's degree). Most graduate programs in International Studies are terminal Masters (MA) programs, but some continue to PhD.There are countless programs relevant to International Studies, including International Relations and Global Studies. The graduate school search engine at the bottom of the page may help you investigate more options.
International Studies refers to the study of political, economic, social, and cultural international phenomena. The term refers to understanding the contemporary world and the complex relationships that govern our global society.
International Relations deals with political entities such as nation states, inter-governmental organizations (IGOs), non-governmental organizations (INGOs), and multinational corporations (MNCs) using theoretical perspectives.
Global Studies is the interdisciplinary study of political, economic, cultural, and ecological globalization.
UC Berkeley MA in Global Studies
UC San Francisco MA in International Studies
Middlebury (Monterey) MA in Translation; Translation and Interpretation; Conference Interpretation, MA in TESOL and Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language, MA in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy, MA in International Education Management, MA in International Policy and Development
Stanford MA in International Policy
Chapman MA in International Studies
UC Santa Barbara MA and PhD in Global Studies
University of Washington MA and PhD in International Studies
University of Oregon MA in International Studies
Graduate Professional Programs help prepare students for specific international career. The length of these programs vary. Professional degrees are often required by law before an individual can begin a certain working in a particular international field.