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Curriculum: Online M.S., International Affairs

Our 30-credit Online Executive M.S. in International Affairs supports professionals in furthering their knowledge in key subject areas of international affairs: international security and conflict resolution, international law and foreign policy analysis. To complete the program, students choose elective courses to build up to two specializations in critical global issues and processes. Four specializations are available.

A comprehensive list of course descriptions can be viewed in the Graduate Catalogue.

Diplomacy Core Sequence (12 credits)
DIPL 6005 Public International Law
DIPL 6104 Art and Science of International Negotiation
DIPL 6105 International Political Economy
DIPL 6180 Comparative Foreign Policy

Specializations and Electives (18 credits)
Online Executive M.S. students will complete either three courses in each of two specializations, or three courses in one specialization and any three courses at the 6000 or 7000 level.

Specializations include:
Global Negotiation and Conflict Management (GN)
International Economics and Development (IE)
Post-Conflict State Reconstruction Sustainability (PC)
Africa (AF)

Menu of Online Specialization Courses
DIPL 6004 Peacemaking and Peacekeeping (GN, PC)
DIPL 6113 International Financial Institutions (IE)
DIPL 6250 Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Plural Societies (GN, PC)
DIPL 6251 Justice, Truth and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Societies (GN, PC)
DIPL 6252 Institutions of Post-Conflict Governance (AF, PC)
DIPL 6253 Civil Conflict and Development (AF, IE, PC)
DIPL 6254 Fieldwork in Post-Conflict Studies (PC)
DIPL 6277 Global Health, Bioterrorism and International Security (GN)
DIPL 6704 Economic Development in Africa (AF, IE)

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