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Master of International Affairs

This degree program combines regional expertise and an area of focus within the international affairs field.

MIA Degree

Master of Public Policy

This degree program allows students to dive deep into one or more policy areas in a global context.

MPP Degree

Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs

This degree program combines rigorous professional training with a specialized focus on contemporary China.

MCEPA Degree

Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs

This is an executive degree program and applicants with a minimum of five or more years of work experience will be considered for this program.

MAS-IA Degree

Ph.D. in Political Science and International Affairs

This program prepares students for careers in teaching and research, or as international affairs researchers and specialists in policy analysis.

Ph.D. Degree

Concurrent Degree Programs

Several five-year concurrent degree programs are offered in collaboration with UC San Diego’s International Studies Program and departments of Economics and Political Science.

Concurrent Degrees

Executive Education

For professionals looking to broaden their perspectives, sharpen their quantitative abilities and advance their careers, the Global Leadership Institute (GLI) provides uniquely valuable education experiences that enable both employer and employee to benefit from our sector expertise. GLI offers executive master’s degrees, nondegree certificates and also hosts study-abroad graduate researchers and students from around the world.

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What We Do

The School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) addresses the crucial societal challenges of the 21st century. Our pioneering research builds on internationally recognized expertise of the Americas and Asia, integrates analysis of public policy and markets, and explores global issues of conflict and cooperation. GPS develops new analytical tools with real-world applications, trains the next generation of global leaders and shapes cutting-edge solutions for a transforming world.

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Faculty & Research

GPS faculty are experts at creating better design and evaluation methodologies for public policy around the globe.

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Student Life

Our students learn in a diverse, inclusive environment all with the opportunity to elevate their career to the next level.

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News & Events

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