The Master's of Science in International Affairs (MSIA) program provides the theoretical and methodological skills to demystify the major issues confronting the world today. Students have the opportunity to tailor the program to their individual interests through elective offerings in the School and interdisciplinary work in economics, management, public policy, computer science, engineering, and other fields. We encourage internships that provide relevant work experience and participation in overseas programs.
The Nunn School's exceptional faculty conduct research on a range of topics in the fields of international political economy, comparative politics, and international security policy. In addition, faculty members possess strong regional expertise in East Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The level of experience and diversity of interests among the faculty offer an extensive and enriching educational experience. The Nunn School also hosts a variety of programs that allow close interaction with scholars and practitioners of international affairs.
All qualified persons are welcome to seek admission to the Master's of Science in International Affairs (MSIA) Program at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. The criteria used in determining each applicant’s eligibility for consideration shall include:
- Evidence of award of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution
- For international applicants only: satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
The committee makes the final admission decisions based on a combination of factors, including academic degrees and records, the statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, test scores, and relevant work experience.
Additional information about tuition, GRE and TOEFL/IELTS scores, the application process, financial aid, and international student information is available via the graduate admissions website.
Please note that the deadline for the Fall 2020 has been extended to June 1st.