Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. European & Eurasian Studies

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The Master of Arts program in European and Eurasian Studies (EES) at the Elliott School of International Affairs provides an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing the functional principles that define Western, Central, and Eastern Europe in conjunction with Russia and Eurasia.

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Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. Global Communication

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The Master of Arts in Global Communication is offered jointly by GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’ School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA). It combines the Elliott School’s globally recognized academic excellence in international affairs with SMPA’s strengths as a leading school of communication and journalism. This graduate program helps students understand the complex global information environment; its implications for governance, security, and business; and how to communicate effectively with global audiences.

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Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. International Science and Technology Policy


Scientific and technological advances lay the platform for international competitiveness, driving the bulk of national growth and improvements in the quality of life around the world. In today’s global environment, innovation is essential for solving societal problems and staying ahead of the competition. Developments in information technology, space exploration, and genetic modification, as well as advances in material science, are governed and shaped by institutions that set science and technology policy. The M.A. in International Science and Technology Policy program equips its students to work at the forefront of policy affecting the science and technology arena.

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Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. International Economic Policy

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The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in International Economic Policy (MIEP) is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong foundation for understanding new challenges in the global economic system. The program provides analytical rigor and tailored professional specializations to help students pursue challenging careers in the private sector, public sector, and non-profit organizations.

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Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. Middle East Studies

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The Elliott School’s M.A. in Middle East Studies program has become one of the most exciting and fascinating places to study an exciting and fascinating region. Our reputation as a center for serious scholarship and critical policy research has garnered national and international recognition. We have been named a National Resource Center and designated recipient of the federally-funded FLAS language fellowship program, received a major endowment gift to help fund student research and important policy and academic programming, and become the hub of the country’s leading organization for political scientists specializing in the region (the Project on Middle East Political Science).

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Fall 2020 App Tips: M.A. Asian Studies

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Asia is one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing regions of the world, and its significance in the 21st century is undeniable. Asia comprises almost 30 percent of the earth’s land mass and is home to 60 percent of the world’s population; the continent is as diverse as its populations, which drive the region’s shifting role in the global arena. On the path to sustained economic development, Asia’s urban migration and international trade are exploding. Problems still endure, however. The region is a flashpoint for conflicts, and its economic benefits are not evenly distributed. The Elliott School’s M.A. Asian Studies program prepares students to navigate this dynamic environment and address complex diplomatic, economic, security, and cultural issues.

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Fall 2020 App Tips: Master in International Policy and Practice (MIPP)


The Elliott School’s Master of International Policy and Practice (M.I.P.P.) is an advanced professional degree for mid-career practitioners. Combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills, the program prepares students for leadership roles in international public policy. The M.I.P.P. program is anchored by foundation courses in international policy and economics and features flexible self-designed specializations that draw on the resources of a world-class university and is also available online! Students develop analytical and leadership skills to formulate and implement international public policy, along with the ability to negotiate and collaborate effectively in cross-cultural settings.

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