Applied International Studies

The Master of Arts in Applied International Studies (MAAIS) at the University of Washington is a new intensive 10-month graduate degree program designed for professionals seeking to accelerate their careers in the foreign affairs arena.

The MAAIS is an intensive, full-time, 10-month graduate degree program in International Studies, and it offers connections to international business, philanthropic, government and non-profit leaders as well as opportunities to study with a diverse cohort of international professionals. The program also includes a three-week module on the current geopolitics of the Arctic that will be offered in the Winter Quarter.

The MAAIS program is intended for U.S. and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree and have at least five years of experience in fields across the international affairs spectrum – including business, government, military and philanthropy – and beyond.


Program details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Washington
Fields of study
Tagsinternational relations
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