We live in an increasingly interconnected global environment where people, goods, ideas and conflicts traverse borders with rising frequency. Leaders in the activist, policy and academic spheres must learn not only how to critically analyze these phenomena but also to envisage harnessing their constructive potential. The Master of Arts (MA) in International Affairs is an interdisciplinary graduate program dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s global citizens.
A holistic approach to enhancing our understanding of the world must span the limits of any one academic field and embrace cross-disciplinary analytical competencies. Spanning several social sciences and humanities, our courses are taught by leading scholars who research democratization, gender, globalization, ethnic conflict and cooperation, human rights and international law, international relations, social activism, social justice and many other topics.
Consistent with the College of Social Sciences and Humanities commitment to the Experiential Liberal Arts, our program provides a range of experiential learning opportunities throughout the curriculum, including full-time professional experience through Northeastern’s signature cooperative education program.
The MA in International Affairs program is both rigorous and flexible, offering exposure to quality tenured faculty from an array of disciplines while encapsulating the global issues that affect our world today.
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