Why pursue global studies at Missouri State?

  • You will have opportunities to participate in a variety of academic activities that will help you learn about the global community, including study away exchange programs.
  • We encourage you to participate in international conferences, where you will meet government officials, scholars and other students from around the world.
  • Missouri State's broad selection of foreign languages allows you to pick the language that will assist you in reaching your professional goals.
  • Our small class sizes contribute to an individualized experience.

Solving the problems of a global society

The Master of Global Studies program is designed to equip you with analytical skills in areas such as policy analysis, administration/management, foreign languages, communication, quantitative analysis and problem solving. These skills will allow you to pursue careers in both the public and private sectors.

Understanding international relations and diversity

If you're interested in continuing your education at the doctoral level, our program provides solid preparation. We continually refine the curriculum; courses are added based on evolving needs and outlooks. For example, with the addition of just a few courses, you may complete a certificate in homeland security. Our goal is to help you understand and appreciate the diversity of international affairs in order to meet the challenges faced by the global community.

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