The Master of International Policy is a 30 graduate credit hour, non-thesis degree program offered fully in residence (with an option of taking up to six credits online) on the Texas A&M University College Station campus and at the Washington, D.C. teaching site. Students in College Station may select either the National Security and Diplomacy (NSD) track or the International Development and Economic Policy track. At present at the Washington, D.C. teaching site, only the NSD track is available, with plans to expand offerings in the fields of international development and economic policy. Students admitted to the program will have a minimum of four years of professional experience. See “Qualifications” below.
- The curriculum consists of two required courses:
- INTA 606: International Politics in Theory and Practice (3 credit hours).
- INTA 608: Fundamentals of the Global Economy (3 credit hours).
- Students take five courses (15 credit hours) in one of the two program tracks:
- The remaining three courses (9 credit hours) are electives.
The full degree can be completed in an 11-month period. The student will take a regular four-course load in the fall semester, beginning in late August; a regular four-course load in the spring semester, ending in mid-May; and two courses in an intensive format in June, ending obligations in early July with an August graduation. Alternatively, students unable to be on campus in June would be able to complete their degree requirements by taking two courses online.
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Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of professional experience in the field of international affairs, broadly understood. Such experience does NOT include educational experiences like semesters abroad or undergraduate internships.