George Mason University

Schar School of Policy and Government

Master of Arts in International Commerce and Policy


3401 Fairfax Drive

MS 3B1

Arlington, VA 22201

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in International Commerce and Policy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The International Commerce and Policy program (ICP) at George Mason University prepares students for analytical and leadership roles in global marketing, corporate planning, public service, government relations and private entrepreneurship. Unlike more traditional international affairs programs, the ICP program emphasizes international, political, and economic issues such as trade, investment, regional integration, governance, and development. It differs from traditional MBA programs by emphasizing the political, social and technological aspects of the global marketplace.


George Mason University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

International Student Requirements:

Non-native English speakers must take either the TOEFL or IELTS exam. Applicant's requesting an F-1 or J-1 visa must submit the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and supporting required documents.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 42

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

Find Schools