The Master of Arts International Relations program serves as an information depot for international relations events and their implications in today’s world. Integrating the disciplines of political science, history, anthropology, international law, sociology, and geography, the Master of Arts in International Relations provides students with the interdisciplinary education necessary for better understanding the complicated nature of global issues and events.
St. Mary’s offers three graduate program options: on-campus, online and off-campus at Fort Hood Army Post in Killeen.
The on-campus program offers a Master of Arts degree in International Relations concentration options in Security Policy, International Development Studies, and International Conflict Resolution. The online and off-campus programs offer a Master of Arts degree in International Relations with a concentration in Security Policy.
All programs require 36 credit hours of coursework during which students gain a breadth of knowledge concerning the behavior of states and non-state actors in the international arena, as well as a depth of knowledge in their focus areas. The degree is designed to permit students to integrate internships and/or study abroad opportunities into the curriculum.