The synergy between international relations and public administration allows the approved 58-credit joint degree program combining international relations expertise and public management skills to serve as an invaluable experience for students.
The coursework includes 34 credits of core coursework, 12 credits of career track coursework and 12 credits of elective coursework
The dual-degree is completed in two years of full-time study and allows for extended professional development opportunities.
Earning a Master of Public Administration (MPA) and a Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR), the joint degree program equips students to confront the management and thematic challenges facing organizations around the world.
Students complete the core curricula for both degree programs, combining advanced training in public policy analysis, quantitative and qualitative methods, organizational management, foreign language, and field-specific coursework.
Upon completion of the joint degree program, students will also apply academic training to real-world problems through a required consultancy and internship experience.