Institute of World Politics

Certificate in Public Diplomacy & Political Warfare


1521 16th Street Northwest

Washington, DC 20036

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Public Diplomacy & Political Warfare

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The purpose of this certificate is to provide specialized study of two unconventional and often misunderstood tools of statecraft – public diplomacy and political warfare – and to provide a starting point for the practitioner to integrate them with each other and with other instruments of policy. This program is the only one of its kind in the United States.

Introductory Courses (Required): Counterintelligence in a Democratic Society; Japan: Old and New.

Choose one area-study course: 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 electives: Poltiical Warfare: Past, Present and Future; Ideas and Values in International Politics; Mass Media and World Politics; Problems of Promoting Regime Change and Democracy.




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

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