The School of International Service (SIS) at American University understands that complex global challenges require interdisciplinary, collaborative solutions. The diverse SIS community is united by the idea of service.

The expert faculty, supportive staff, and network of accomplished peers prepare students for careers in international affairs, with attention to cross-cultural sensitivity and understanding, professional expertise, and strong analytical skills. SIS is consistently ranked as a top-ten school of international affairs by Foreign Policy magazine.

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American University - School of International Service (SIS)

AU’s MA in International Relations combines advanced international relations theory and methods with a concentration in Global Security & Conflict Resolution, or Sust ... [+]

The online Master of Arts in International Relations is specifically designed to provide students with a foundation in advanced international relations topics, as well as a specialization in an interdisciplinary professional field. Current concentrations include Global Security & Conflict Resolution, and Sustainable International Development. Students and faculty members interact in real-time during weekly live online classes delivered through an innovative video conferencing platform. Students are expected to complete coursework and readings in advance of these small, live discussion sessions. Through the use of innovative technologies and real-world immersive experiences, International Relations Online blends the flexibility of a global online program with the rigor, quality and classroom interaction of an on-campus experience. Students of the program benefit from:... [-]

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