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Why IR/PS?

From undergraduate to post-graduate degree studies and executive education, IR/PS offers programs that address the challenges of the Pacific region, exploring public policy, management, and international interactions in a global context. Find your program and learn what IR/PS can offer you!

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International relations undergraduate looking for a bachelor's PLUS a master's in five years?

Our one-of-a-kind Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Master of International Affairs (BA/MIA) program opens doors to a wide array of careers in international  affairs focused on the Pacific region with 5 years of study.

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Young professional interested in a career in Pacific-focused international affairs?

Master of Pacific International Affairs (MPIA) graduates assume senior policy positions in the public and nonprofit sectors as well as in non-governmental organizations and private companies.

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Experienced professional with at least 5 years in your career field?

Our executive Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS-IA) program gives professionals advanced training in the field of international affairs with a focus on Asia and the Americas.

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On a university teaching or research track with a concentration in political science?

The PhD in Political Science and International Affairs, offered in conjunction with the UC San Diego Political Science Department, leads to careers in university teaching and research, or as international affairs researchers and specialists in policy analysis with a Pacific regional focus.

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Executive or organization looking for Pacific international affairs training?

Enhancing careers and organizations for more than 20 years, the Global Leadership Institute at IR/PS offers academic certificate and customizable group executive education programs.