Master of Arts in International Relations
American University

Program Details

An online Master of Arts degree in International Relations (MAIR) is offered through American University’s School of International Service.  Students develop a strong foundation in international relations, policy knowledge, communication skills, and more. Expand specialized expertise through concentrations including:

  • Global Security
  • International Development
  • International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • US Foreign Policy
  • National Security  

Customize a curriculum with AU online, and explore aspirations of global professionalism from anywhere in the world.  The world is in demand of professionals seeking to effect positive international change.  Start the journey towards making a difference with American University today.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires one week-long immersion on campus
  • Intended for professionals with 7 or more years of international affairs or related experience