University of Wyoming

Master’s International Peace Corps


1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master’s International Peace Corps

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Global & Area Studies Program at the University of Wyoming offers students the opportunity to obtain a Master's Degree that is tailored to a student's interests in global issues. As a small-scale, interdisciplinary program, international studies allows students to work closely with faculty members from diverse backgrounds and areas of study: globalization, environmental policy, national security issues, NGO administration, among many others. Students may also gain experience through teaching and internship activities.


International studies offers a Traditional Master's Degree that combines coursework and a thesis project. The Masters International Peace Corps Degree is an alternative to the traditional degree and combines coursework, two journal-length papers, including an applied research project, and Peace Corps service. Both degrees offer the option of a concurrent major in Environment and Natural Resources which allows students to learn and practice innovative approaches to natural resource management issues from a global perspective.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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