Institute of World Politics

Certificate in International Politics


1521 16th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20036

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in International Politics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate is designed to provide an understanding of the history of international relations, the current world order, its dominant trends, and its likely evolution. It also addresses selected international policy issues that may be studied according to a student’s interests or professional requirements.

Introductory Courses (Required): History of International Relations; International Relations, Statecraft and Integrated Strategy.

Choose one of the following courses: Chinese Grand Strategy: Foreign and Military Policy; Islam and Geopolitics in Eurasia; Islam in Contemporary Global Politics; U.S.-Latin American Relations: Threats and Opportunities; Russian Politics and Foreign Policy; U.S.-African Relations.

Choose two of the following courses: Ideas and Values in International Politics; Mass Media and World Politics; Nationalism and Islamism; Problems of Promoting Regime Change and Democracy; Twentieth Century Politics and Diplomacy: Case Studies in War and Peace.


Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 20

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,000

Size & Settings: 0-999

Find Schools