College of Professional Studies


Program Name Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations
College Name College of Professional Studies
Entry Terms Winter: January 11, 2016
Spring: April 11, 2016
Credits Required for Graduation 46 Quarter Hours
Tuition 2015-2016 Tuition
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In 2016, the Seattle graduate campus will offer this program in hybrid and online format. Learn more about hybrid learning.

As traditional borders of commerce, communication, and politics are replaced with a dynamic global web of cross-cultural and cross-sector relationships, the need for professionals with international studies and global relations expertise is growing.

In response, the College of Professional Studies—in collaboration with the Middle East Center for Peace, Culture, and Development and International Affairs—offers the Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations.

The program’s core curriculum focuses on economic, political, cultural, and business theories and topics as they relate to the global world. Complementing the core curriculum are degree concentrations in areas such as conflict resolution, global health, and nonprofit management providing you with content-specific expertise.

Certificate Information:

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Global Studies and International Relations

The Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations is designed to provide students with the skills and training necessary to analyze, research, and evaluate a topic of interest in a global location. Overall, the program curriculum focuses on the themes of transition and development in the global world. Core courses provide a base of knowledge about global issues, and are combined with an elective that allows students to focus on a specific area of interest. Learn more