Master's Programs

The ten interdisciplinary master of arts programs at the Elliott School provide students with a broad range of study opportunities related to contemporary issues in international affairs. Students may select concentrations from one or more fields based on global issues or regions of the world. The Elliott School also offers three advanced professional degrees for mid-career practitioners. These programs combine rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills. Graduates of the program have followed a wide variety of exciting careers in diplomacy and public service, business, security, conflict resolution, development and public health.

graphic: the text "MA Asian Studies" next to a circle with a folded map on the inside showing the Asian continent

 

graphic: the text "M.A. European and Eurasian Studies" next to a circle with a folded map in the center showing Europe and Asia

 

graphic: the text "MA Global Communication" next to a circle with two speech bubbles in the center. On both speech bubbles is "..."

 

graphic: the text "MA International Affairs" next to a magnifying glass over a world map

 

graphic: the text "MA International Development Studies" next to a circle with a hand holding a globe in the center. The globe is not filled in with color, rather it has vertical and horizontal lines representing longitude and latitude

 

graphic: the text "MA International Economic Policy" next to a circle that has a picture of a bar chart and rising arrow on the inside

 

graphic: the text "MA International Science and Technology Policy" next to a circle with a globe in the middle, with an arrow wrapping itself around the globe diagonally

 

graphic: the text "MA Latin American & Hemispheric Studies" next to a circle that has a folded map in the center depicting Latin America

 

graphic: the text "MA Middle East Studies" next to a circle with a folded map in the center with Europe and Asia illustrated, but the Middle East shaded in darker than the rest of the areas.

 

graphic: the text "MA Security Policy Studies" next to a circle that has a picture of a closed lock inside

 

graphic: the text "Master of International Policy and Practice" next to a circle that has a picture of a magnifying glass over a globe with a bar graph seen through the lens of the magnifying glass

 

graphic: the text "MA International Economic Policy" next to a circle that has a picture of a bar chart and rising arrow on the inside

 

Text "Joint & Dual Degrees" with a graphic of two diplomas inside a circle to the right

 

 

 

 

 

Students interested in doctoral studies in international relations are encouraged to apply to a PhD program through the GW Department of Political Science.