Master of International Service
American University

Program Details

International Relations Online delivers master’s degree programs from the American University School of International Service (SIS) in an innovative, online format. These online degree programs allow working professionals from all over the world to share ideas, develop valuable relationships with other aspiring global service leaders, and build a foundational understanding of international relations principles that are directly applicable to their career. 

SIS is ranked among the top-10 schools of international affairs in the world by Foreign Policy magazine, and the reach of International Relations Online extends all over the globe. Students have attended live online classes from more than 15 different time zones, and coursework is available 24/7 from any Internet-enabled device.

Students align their studies with their unique career goals by specializing in a chosen concentration:

·       Global Security
·       International Development
·       International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
·       United States Foreign Policy and National Security

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Requires a week long campus immersion
  • Designed for professionals with nine or more years of experience in an international relations-related field
  • GRE waiver available with seven or more years of professional experience