In today’s world, politics and the economy are intertwined. The master of science in international political economy degree prepares students to succeed in this dynamic, global workforce. Students will develop critical skills necessary to meet the needs and demands of the international diplomatic and business sectors, which include critical thinking, knowledge of multiple cultures and cultural contexts, rigorous research skills and the ability to communicate effectively in an array of environments.
School: School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Program: International Political Economy
Catalog page: MS
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Test score required: Yes
Verbal score of 156 and quantitative score of 146 on the GRE
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Office: GR 2.322
Dr. Jennifer Holmes
Office: GR 3.209
Policy analysts, government officials, consultant in development policy, foreign and security policy, public administration, international political economy, public policy and in the private sector
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.