Global Studies and International Relations

Degree:
  • Certificate
Location: Boston
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Why Global Studies and International Relations?

The Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations is designed to provide students with the skills and training necessary to analyze, research, and evaluate a topic of interest in a global location.

This graduate certificate program allows students to gain exposure to the diverse field of global studies and issues facing the international community of today. Overall, the program curriculum focuses on the themes of transition and development in the global world. Core courses provide a base of knowledge about global issues, and are combined with an elective that allows students to focus on a specific area of interest.


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Unique Features

  • Courses from this certificate can be applied toward the Master of Science in Global Studies and International Relations
  • Option to choose regional area on which to focus specialized attention

What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Global Studies and International Relations General Requirements
GST 6100 - Globalization and Global Politics and Economics
4.00
GST 6101 - Global Literacy, Culture, and Community
4.00
GST 6320 - Peace and Conflict
4.00

Elective

Complete one of the following:

GST 6501 - Regional Studies: East Asia
4.00
GST 6502 - Regional Studies: Middle East
4.00
GST 6503 - Regional Studies: Sub-Saharan Africa
4.00
GST 6504 - Regional Studies: Europe
4.00
GST 6505 - Regional Studies: Southwest and Central Asia
4.00
GST 6506 - Regional Studies: Latin America
4.00

This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 16 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.

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Stackable Certificate:

This certificate can stack into the Master's in Global Studies and International Relations.

Average Time to Completion

6 – 12 months

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Meets F-1 Visa Requirements

Yes