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Who It's For

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Class Profile

Students

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Gender

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Countries represented

Languages spoken

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Master of International Affairs Master of Public Administration

How to Apply

Master of International Affairs

Early Action: November 2, 2017
Fellowship Consideration: January 5, 2018
Final Application: February 5, 2018

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Master of Public Administration

Early Action: November 2, 2017
Fellowship Consideration: January 5, 2018
Final Application: February 5, 2018

Apply Now

Program Details

Objective

Master of International Affairs

The Master of International Affairs program develops international affairs professionals who understand complex, transnational issues and can manage real-world organizations. Students acquire qualitative and quantitative analytical skills and the hands-on management skills required by leaders in the major fields of international affairs, as well as substantive knowledge of a policy concentration and demonstrated foreign language ability.

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration is designed to develop public affairs professionals who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping local and national policies, and who have the analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real world situations. 

Students and faculty in the MPA program focus on local and national projects in a global context, drawing on the international strengths of SIPA. Students address a variety of local and national issues, ranging from economic development in Kazakhstan, to environmental issues in Japan, to municipal bond ratings or city management in New York.

Program length

Master of International Affairs

2 years

Master of Public Administration

2 years

Degree Conferred

Master of International Affairs

MIA

Master of Public Administration

MPA

Who It's For

Master of International Affairs

The MIA program is best suited for young professionals holding a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work or substantive internship experience.

Master of Public Administration

The MPA program is best suited for young professionals holding a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work or substantive internship experience.

Career Paths

Master of International Affairs

Students graduating with an MIA degree acquire concrete skills to work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors around the world. Recent employers include the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations, Deutsche Bank, Proctor and Gamble, and Horn Relief in Africa, to name a few.

Master of Public Administration

With an MPA degree, you’ll acquire concrete skills to work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. You can develop a career in business, consulting, financial services, energy, and media/communications firms, as well as in development, human rights, think tanks, foundations, advocacy and environmental organizations, and federal, state, local, and foreign governments.

Class Profile

Students

Master of International Affairs

349

Master of Public Administration

471

Citizenship

Master of International Affairs

International: 
50.72
United States: 
49.28

Master of Public Administration

International: 
71.76
United States: 
28.24

Gender

Master of International Affairs

Female: 
49.86
Male: 
50.14

Master of Public Administration

Female: 
60.72
Male: 
39.28

Average age

Master of International Affairs

29

Master of Public Administration

28

Countries represented

Master of International Affairs

55

Master of Public Administration

44

Languages spoken

Master of International Affairs

17

Master of Public Administration

17

Select Programs

How to Apply

Early Action: November 2, 2017
Fellowship Consideration: January 5, 2018
Final Application: February 5, 2018

Apply Now

Program Details

Objective

The Master of International Affairs program develops international affairs professionals who understand complex, transnational issues and can manage real-world organizations. Students acquire qualitative and quantitative analytical skills and the hands-on management skills required by leaders in the major fields of international affairs, as well as substantive knowledge of a policy concentration and demonstrated foreign language ability.

Program length

2 years

Degree Conferred

MIA

Who It's For

The MIA program is best suited for young professionals holding a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work or substantive internship experience.

Career Paths

Students graduating with an MIA degree acquire concrete skills to work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors around the world. Recent employers include the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations, Deutsche Bank, Proctor and Gamble, and Horn Relief in Africa, to name a few.

Class Profile

Students

349

Citizenship

International: 
50.72
United States: 
49.28

Gender

Female: 
49.86
Male: 
50.14

Average age

29

Countries represented

55

Languages spoken

17

Select Programs

How to Apply

Early Action: November 2, 2017
Fellowship Consideration: January 5, 2018
Final Application: February 5, 2018

Apply Now

Program Details

Objective

The Master of Public Administration is designed to develop public affairs professionals who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping local and national policies, and who have the analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real world situations. 

Students and faculty in the MPA program focus on local and national projects in a global context, drawing on the international strengths of SIPA. Students address a variety of local and national issues, ranging from economic development in Kazakhstan, to environmental issues in Japan, to municipal bond ratings or city management in New York.

Program length

2 years

Degree Conferred

MPA

Who It's For

The MPA program is best suited for young professionals holding a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work or substantive internship experience.

Career Paths

With an MPA degree, you’ll acquire concrete skills to work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. You can develop a career in business, consulting, financial services, energy, and media/communications firms, as well as in development, human rights, think tanks, foundations, advocacy and environmental organizations, and federal, state, local, and foreign governments.

Class Profile

Students

471

Citizenship

International: 
71.76
United States: 
28.24

Gender

Female: 
60.72
Male: 
39.28

Average age

28

Countries represented

44

Languages spoken

17