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Advanced Certificate in International Relations

(12 hours – excluding requisites)

The Advanced Certificate in International Relations is a 12-hour certificate program designed to equip leaders for service in a broad array of international contexts. The student will investigate the interplay between international institutions, commerce, governments, religion, diplomatic relations, and other facets of society. The students will take at least one foundational course and choose any of the three MAIR elective courses which suit their career aspirations and personal interests.

FOUNDATION COURSES: (excluding requisites)


Students are required to take 1 foundation course:

MAIR 5302 - Geopolitics

MAIR 5318 - International Political Economy

MAIR 6319 - International Security

Elective Courses

Students may choose any of the MAIR-elective courses

MAIR 5301 - Contemporary Global Issues (Travel Study)

MAIR 5303 - Comparative Global Religions and Worldview (S-L)

MAIR 5305 - Cultural Intelligence

MAIR 5310 - Short-Term International Immersion Experience (S-L)

MAIR 5311 - Global Internship

MAIR 5317 - Comparing Government Structures and Political Systems

MAIR 6304 - International Peace and Conflict Studies

MAIR 6313 - Urbanization and Development

MAIR 6314 - Human Rights

MAIR 6315 - International Ethics

MAIR 6316 - Global Health

(S-L)= This course contains a field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.


Find course descriptions by category under the Graduate Course Descriptions section in the navigation panel.