University of California - San Diego

Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies

Master of Pacific International Affairs


9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Global Leadership Institute, Joint PhD in International Affairs / Political Science; Joint PhD in International Affairs / Economics, Master of Pacific International Affairs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MPIA graduates are trained as generalists and specialists. Their education goes beyond traditional international affairs or management training to specialize in the business, politics, economics and public policies in the Pacific region. The MPIA program is based on a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates the diverse subject areas of international management, international relations, comparative public policy, international development and nonprofit management, and international environmental policy, as well as regional studies and foreign language.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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