Pennsylvania State University

School of International Affairs

International Affairs


509R Business Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of International Affairs

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Pennsylvania State University School of International Affairs is highly interdisciplinary and draws extensively upon the intellectual resources of faculty in several academic colleges of the University. The master's in international affairs degree offers a solid academic grounding in the institutions, traditions, and mechanisms of international exchange; targeted study of the critical analytical tools used in multidimensional problem solving; exposure to the most prominent theories of sociocultural interchange; and the professional skills necessary to begin working in the international milieu at any level and in any field. The program is designed as a modern and cosmopolitan community of students, faculty, scholars, and researchers, sharing the common goals of enhancing international understanding, knowledge, and discourse, as well as serving the public interest. Its mission is to prepare exceptional students for careers and leadership positions in both the private and public sectors of an increasingly interdependent world.


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International Student Requirements:

TOEFL scores: Internet Based score of 80 with a minimum speaking socre of 19. Paper Based score of 550 Computer Based score of 213 International students must submit two official transcripts in English AND two official transcripts in their native language. If other documents, such as certificates of completion etc..., are normally issued by their university, these must also be submitted.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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