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.


  • Requires one week-long immersion on campus
  • Accredited bachelor's degree or higher
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency, international students
  • Intended for professionals with 7 or more years of international affairs or related experience

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education