Master’s Degrees in Diplomacy

The study of diplomacy aims at giving working professionals the ability to become more effective communicators, critical thinkers, and analysts on a domestic and global scale.

What is this degree/program of study about?

Candidates seeking a master’s degree in diplomacy – generally available of the master of arts variety – will be able to demonstrate a keen understanding of the complex political, cultural, and geographical environment that exists globally. Upon completion, graduates will be able to showcase an understand of how the diplomatic conflict process – from instigation, to resolution, to reconstruction, works on an international scale.

What does it take to earn this degree, and what will it result in for graduates?

The expected course of study for a master of arts in diplomacy program is between 18-24 months, with a week-long capstone residency (for online programs) generally required prior to completion. Upon gaining admission, students will experience such coursework as global corporate diplomacy, international terrorism, conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction, international economics and international law, among other topics. In addition to career advancement for military personnel already in or ready to join the Air Force, Army, Navy or Marines, graduates will find themselves well suited for career opportunities with the state department, homeland security, or as intelligence analysts (BLS.gov).

Diplomacy Master Degree Programs

Guide to Online Political Science Degree Programs

 Kaplan University BS: Political Science Kaplan University – Kaplan University Bachelor of Science in Political Science program teaches you how government and society are interconnected on every level. You will study the government's responsibilities and effectiveness, and explore how a country's citizens have the ability to influence and change their government. With a bachelor's degree in political science, you could gain a solid foundation for a wide range of careers in law, public and government service, national security, and education. Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Ashford University BA: Political Science BA: Military Studies BA: Social & Criminal Justice BA: Poli Sci & Government BA: Org Mgmt – Political Sci Ashford University – The Organizational Management program examines the human side of managing organizations, allowing for skill development in communication, group behavior, decision-making, human resource management, and ethics. Ashford offers a Bachelor degree program for Political Science, Military Studies, Social & Criminal Justice, Government, and Organizational Management. Ashford University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001, wascsenior.org.
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Walden University BS: Poli Sci & Public Admin Walden University – Explore the interrelated elements that make a community viable and access the tools and resources for sustainable community development as you prepare for a career as a town manager, department head, or director of a social service organization with the BS Political Science & Public Administration from Walden. Prepare to advance your career and to meet this increasing need for public sector professionals as you gain the skills to translate public policies into effective programs and projects.
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Norwich University MA: Diplomacy Norwich University – Norwich University's MA in Diplomacy provides a comprehensive overview of theories behind international relations, international law, the world economy, international conflict, its management and its resolution, terrorism, and post-conflict nation building. You'll explore emerging aspects of international law, the controversy of globalization, multilateral diplomacy as a tool to avoid conflict, post-conflict governing recovery issues, the cultural impact of rebuilding societies, and many more issues of current global importance. Norwich University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
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