University of North Texas

College of Arts and Sciences

International Studies


PO Box 311307

3940 N. Elm, Suite G150

Denton, TX 76207

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Having an international perspective on issues enables you to make a positive impact on the world around you.

The International Studies Program at the University of North Texas oversees course work leading to a Master of Arts degree in International Studies. UNT is one of the few universities in the state that offers a graduate degree in this discipline.

The degree prepares you for careers in the government, the private sector or nonprofit organizations focusing on:

  • Development
  • Humanitarian affairs
  • International security
  • Sustainability

The degree program is interdisciplinary, drawing on courses and faculty members from various departments across campus as well as the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth. The interdisciplinary approach allows you to gain critical insights on key international issues.


The degree program consists of two components: a professional skills area and a specialization area. Each area offers multiple tracks so you can design an individualized program that best meets your career aspirations. Those tracks are:

Professional skills area
Management Skills
Assessment and Evaluation

Specialization area
International Development and Sustainability
Human Security
National Security and Diplomacy

Courses explore a wide range of topics, from surface water hydrology to strategic supply chain management. Several courses in the Management Skills area are available online so you can better balance academic, professional and personal obligations. The degree program culminates with a graduate practicum seminar that integrates your learning and demonstrates your professional preparedness.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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