International Studies: MA

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

International Studies


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 5


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

2.5 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The international studies master of arts program offers an interdisciplinary MA degree in international studies for students who contemplate careers in international affairs, international development, diplomacy, international organizations, or domestic organizations with an international focus.

The two-year program is on the quarter system. Three terms (1 year) is equivalent to two semesters.

The degree program can be tailored to meet the unique professional needs of each student. In close consultation with a faculty advisor, the student develops a program that combines expertise in a specific professional area with interdisciplinary training in international studies.

Areas of professional concentration include:

  • Comparative development
  • Cross-cultural training
  • Cultural arts
  • Environment
  • Food and food systems
  • Gender and development
  • Health
  • International community development
  • International education
  • International tourism
  • Journalism
  • Migration
  • Non-profit management
  • Public policy and planning

Concentrations in other professional areas can also be arranged.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • Either a GRE or a 7000 word writing sample (UO Institution Code: 4846)
  • Higher TOEFL/IELTS than UO minimums
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

Optional

  • CV

Not Required

  • GMAT

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