Global Affairs: MGA

Graduate Program in Global Affairs

Dec. 15
Master of Global Affairs
2 years minimum

The Keough School of Global Affairs offers a two-year professional master of global affairs (MGA) degree to prepare students to become highly skilled, effective, and ethical leaders in governments nongovernmental organizations and the private sector. Students choose a program of study in which they acquire deep knowledge and strengthen analytical and practical skills in governance and policy, international peace studies, or sustainable development. All students engage in a practicum, in which they develop sustained partnerships with leading global organizations, practitioners, and policymakers, and spend several months working in the field to develop integrated solutions for global challenges.

Last updated: 08/31/2023

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test optional
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution; one must show conferral of a bachelor's degree. (Due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary institution required at the time of application. (Official transcript showing conferral of a bachelor's degree due upon enrollment.)

William Goldberg
Program Director, Master of Global Affairs program
Phone: 574-631-9073