Master of Arts in International Politics & Military Affairs
Citadel Military College of South Carolina

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in International Politics & Military Affairs is a political science degree from the Citadel Military College of South Carolina.  This humanities degree provides a broader understanding of the increasingly complex political, economic, and social issues that transcend national boundaries.  You will study theoretical and policy issues affected by international politics and culture, the ideas and values that influence behaviors, and leadership principles.  In addition, students gain skills in critical thinking, analysis, leadership, and communication while they learn to foster transnational relationships in a globalized environment.  The curriculum combines current theory, research, and experience through intellectually rigorous coursework that emphasizes key skills related to analytical research and writing, statesmanship, and general international sophistication. 

Graduates have the knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers as:

  • Military Officers
  • Policy Analysts
  • Foreign Service Officers
  • International Civil Servants
  • Business Leaders
  • Humanitarians


  • An official transcript of the baccalaureate degree and all other undergraduate or graduate work directly from each regionally accredited college or university attended
  • A written statement of purpose
  • All students who are residents of the United States must successfully complete either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
  • At least two academic letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges