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Graduate Studies

Strategically located just outside New York City in suburban South Orange, New Jersey, the School of Diplomacy and International Relations offers a close-knit, professional learning community where students from around the world train for diverse and purposeful careers in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

Our graduate students gain critical perspectives, real world experience and concrete research skills, preparing them to make a difference.

Graduate Programs


  • M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations
    The M.A. in Diplomacy and International Relations encourages students to evolve from consumers of information to producers of knowledge who contribute to a variety of fields. Our customizable program builds essential skills and helps students prepare to have a positive on the world.

  • Online Executive M.S. in International Affairs
    The Online Executive M.S. in International Affairs is a program for professionals seeking the skills and credentials necessary to move ahead in their careers. Students choose a functional and/or region specialty and take ten courses focusing on policy analysis, negotiation, conflict management, and professional writing.

  • Executive M.S. in International Affairs
    The Executive M.S., International Affairs program is for professionals with seven years of work experience. Apply to complete your master’s degree in an accelerated, ten-course sequence. 

Dual Degree Programs


  • J.D./M.A., Law and Diplomacy
    The School of Diplomacy and Seton Hall School of Law offer a joint degree program leading to the degrees of Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations and Juris Doctor.

  • M.P.A. / M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations
    In collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences, this dual degree program equips professionals to respond to the challenges of public sector administration in a global environment. The program can be completed in 60 credits.

  • M.B.A. / M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations
    Students earn a dual degree from both the School of Diplomacy and the Stillman School of Business. This program provides a unique combination of detailed business training and a thorough understanding of international policy issues.

  • M.A., Communication / M.A., Diplomacy and International Relations
    This joint degree program with the College of Communication and the Arts prepares professionals to meet the challenges of corporate and public communication in an increasingly complex global environment.

Certificate Programs