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International Studies

  • International Studies is a rapidly growing field that explores the interactions between politics, economics, environment, religion, ethnicity and culture at regional, national and global levels. MSU Moorhead’s International Studies degree incorporates contemporary and historical perspectives through an interdisciplinary blend of courses in anthropology, economics, geosciences, history, political science and sociology. If you’re interested in learning more about the world around you, this major may be for you.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM International Studies Degree
    Develop the ability to analyze programs that cannot be examined from the perspective of a single discipline, and explore international understanding through research.
    The development emphasis focuses on health issues, food, environment and non-governmental organization training. The diplomacy emphasis focuses on human rights, foreign policy, conflict resolution and government work.
    Globalization has increased the demand for globally minded employees, and this world perspective program provides you with skills highly desired by many employers.
    Our dedicated faculty members have unique, diverse backgrounds that offer a blend of policy, law, judicial and international affairs experience. They’re actively engaged in government and public processes, and are excited to collaborate with you.
    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    Embrace diversity, challenges and opportunities through hands-on learning with peers, professors and community partners.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    With an International Studies degree from MSUM, you can attain careers in international relations, foreign service, humanitarian agencies, among other industries.

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