Graduate Study Plans

The master's degree in Global Affairs is designed to accommodate working professionals. Students may enroll in full-time status or part-time status. Students may also change their full or part-time enrollment status from one semester to the next.

The study plans below are intended to provide potential routes for completing the degree within the student's ideal timeframe. Note that the specialization courses would be selected by the student.

Full-Time Potential Study Plan

This plan assumes a catalog year of 2019-2020 or later, fall admission, and full-time status. Students admitted for the spring may adjust the semesters as necessary.

First Semester (9 credits) - Fall

  • GLOA 600 - Global Competencies
  • GLOA 605 - Interdisciplinary Research Methods
  • Specialization course #1

Second Semester (9 credits) - Spring

  • GLOA 610 - Economic Globalization and Development
  • GLOA 615 - Case Studies in Globalization
  • Specialization course #2

Summer Semester (6 credits)

  • GLOA 710 - Seminar Abroad (3 credits)
  • Specialization course #3

Third Semester (6 credits) - Fall

  • GLOA 720 - Capstone Seminar
  • Specialization course #4

Part-Time Potential Study Plan

This plan assumes a catalog year of 2019-2020 or later, fall admission, and part-time status. Students admitted for the spring may adjust the semesters as necessary.

First Semester (6 credits) - Fall

  • GLOA 600 - Global Competencies
  • GLOA 605 - Interdisciplinary Research Methods

Second Semester (6 credits) - Spring

  • GLOA 610 - Economic Globalization and Development
  • GLOA 615 - Case Studies in Globalization

Summer Semester (6 credits) - Summer

  • GLOA 710 - Seminar Abroad
  • Specialization course #1

Third Semester (6 credits) - Fall

  • Specialization course #2
  • Specialization course #3

Fourth Semester (6 credits) - Spring

  • GLOA 720 - Capstone Seminar
  • Specialization course #4