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Degrees at a Glance

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy offers eight graduate degree programs in international affairs and public policy. Read below for more information!

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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


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