Chapman University

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences

International Studies


2950 Buskirk Ave

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

International Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in International Studies is a two-year, full-time, interdisciplinary course of study designed for students that want to pursue global careers with the U.S. Foreign Service, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the United Nations (UN), or businesses. Students in the cohort based program have the option of choosing an emphasis in either Political Economy and Sustainable Development, or Latin America. During the required international internship, students will be immersed in culture and real world work overseas, providing them with the language and professional skills necessary to succeed in the global marketplace.


Chapman University is accredited by and is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

International Student Requirements:

Global education is central to a Chapman University education. At Chapman, you will receive a personalized education that will not only help you adjust to the American educational system, but will also prepare you to take your place as a productive global citizen. Students come to Chapman from all 50 states, each U.S. territory and 63 countries, including Brazil, Canada, China, India, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. International students seek out Chapman because of our location in sunny Southern California, but they also come for the incredible opportunities, including international internships, undergraduate research, study abroad programs, student activities and leadership development. Applicants must achieve a minimum score of: • TOEFL: 550 (PBT) or 80 (iBT) • IELTS: 6.5 For more information, contact or 1.714.997.6711.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 45

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1145 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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