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Graduate Certificate in Global Public Affairs


The graduate certificate in Global Public Affairs includes 12 credit hours of course work.  An international public affairs experience is also encouraged for one of the courses, but not required. The required course provides students with the comparative institutional and economic foundations to understand the complexities of governance and policy making internationally. The three elective courses, selected in consultation with the director of the Global Public Affairs certificate, allow students to delve deeply into specific realms of global policy or governance. International experiences can come through an approved public affairs related internship or study abroad course. 

Required Course - Choose one of the following:3
Comparative and Global Governance
American Foreign Policies
Take three of the following:9
Organizational Change in a Community and Global Context
Policies and Institutions of the European Union
International Comparative Rural Policy
Peacekeeping and Intervention
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
Intelligence and National Security
International Relations Theory
International Conflict
Understanding Civil War
Strategic Studies
Military Innovation in Peace and War
Global Intensive Public Affairs topics course(s)
Approved courses outside of Public Affairs/Political Science
Total Credits12


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