Norwich University

Master of Arts in International Relations Online


158 Harmon Drive

Northfield, VT 05663

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in International Relations Online

Format: Online

Program Description:

In today’s ever-changing world, an advanced understanding of international communication, business and development is crucial. That’s where you come in. With the Master of Arts in International Relations online program, you can learn to conduct credible research, plan strategies and view the effects of global actions in a new light.

Did you know that mid-career professionals working in the international relations field earn a median salary of $97,500, and that careers associated with this degree are projected to grow 21% from 2012 to 2022? ( International relations roles can be profitable, versatile and influential. That’s why Forbes ranked a Master’s in International Relations among the best “Master’s Degrees for Jobs.”

  • Multidisciplinary Approach: Examine the role politics, culture, psychology, economics and human rights play on the global stage.
  • Deep-Research Component: Explore your area of interest with a master’s research paper and one of five concentrations, including International Security, National Security, International Development, Cyber Diplomacy, and Regions of the World.
  • Relevant Expertise: Learn from professionals who are actively shaping global politics, theories, communication and business.
  • Military History: Join almost two centuries of military tradition with the first private military college in the nation and the birthplace of the ROTC program
  • Affordability: Eligible service members may use military TA and/or VA benefits to pay for their programs.
  • Reputation: G.I. Jobs Military Friendly® Schools has recognized Norwich University Online as a military friendly school as determined by the Military Friendly Schools Academic Advisory Board Committee Members.
  • Recognition: Recognized for academic excellence, U.S. News & World Report ranks Norwich University in the top 100 for Regional Universities in the North (2018)*

*Ranking based on Norwich undergraduate programs

Research informs global strategies. That’s why our program emphasizes research and specialization. With a master’s research paper and your choice of concentration, the Master’s in International Relations can prepare you to think critically and enter any sector with confidence.

  • International Security
  • International Development
  • National Security    
  • Cyber Diplomacy
  • Regions of the World

Choose our master’s in International Relations online program and help prepare for opportunities in these fields and organizations:

  • CIA
  • Foreign Service
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Veterans Affairs    
  • Think Tanks
  • International Corporations
  • Universities
  • U.S. Agency for International Development


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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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