A central component of the master's degree in Global Affairs is the 12-credit (4 courses) multidisciplinary specialization. Courses for the specializations are selected from the exceptional academic offerings of the entire university. Students pursue a specialization in one of the areas listed on the left that are most relevant to their interest in that particular thematic area.

Specialization Declaration

All students must declare their specialization, via the GLOA MA Declaration Specialization form. The form should be submitted to the Graduate Program Coordinator at globalma@gmu.edu.

Fall 2023 Specialization Course List 

  • Last Day to Add: August 28th (Full semester)
  • Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund: September 5th (Full semester)