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Master of International Affairs

MPIA Students 2013

The Master of International Affairs (MIA) is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. The curriculum focuses on the professional’s need to have a comprehensive worldview, and students in this program specialize in business, politics, economics, development and public policy in the Pacific region.

In addition to core classes, the curriculum includes a selected career track and country/regional specialization: China, Korea, Japan, Latin America or Southeast Asia.

Our outstanding internship and Career Services programs open opportunities around the world. IR/PS MIA graduates assume senior policy positions in the public and nonprofit sectors as well as in non-governmental organizations and private companies.

Core Curriculum


Regional Specialization

All students take courses in these core subjects: Students must pick one of the following tracks: Students must pick one of the following country/regional specializations:
Globalization International Economics China
Quantitative Methods International Management Japan
Policy Making Processes International Politics Korea
International Politics & Security Public Policy Latin America
Economics (Managerial & International) International Environmental Policy Southeast Asia
Accounting & Finance International Development & Nonprofit Management