The M.S. in Global Affairs is the flagship graduate program of the Center for Global Affairs (CGA), ranked by the Foreign Policy Association in 2010 and 2011 as one of the nation’s leading institutions preparing students for international careers. The master’s program provides you with the in-depth knowledge and the contextual perspectives for becoming a successful, well-rounded professional in the global arena.
Faculty members are scholars and skilled practitioners, including former officers of the United Nations, international attorneys, leaders of organizations engaged in refugee relief and the protection of human rights, diplomats, activists, economists, and global energy experts from whom you will acquire both nuanced analytical understanding and the methodologies to develop and to implement strategic solutions that address critical global problems.
In every nation, globalization requires a growing need for knowledgeable professionals who are capable of identifying solutions to the unique challenges of an interdependent world defined by socioeconomic transformation, the rise of new and emerging world powers, and changing cultural paradigms. The M.S. in Global Affairs provides a multidisciplinary approach and equips you with the knowledge and the advanced skills to navigate different sectors of the international arena, whether working with individuals, policymakers, private organizations, or the public sector.
New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.