Each year our MA degree programs enroll approximately 200 students from across the globe. Since the school's founding in 1964, its graduates have become leaders in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.
Graduate degree programs at the Josef Korbel School
- Conflict Resolution
- Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration
- International Administration
- International Development
- International Human Rights
- International Security
- International Studies
- Peace Corps Programs
Maximize Your Experience at the Josef Korbel School
In addition to pursuing our MA degree programs, students can:
Incorporate One of our graduate certificates:*
- Global Business and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Global Health Affairs
- Homeland Security
- Humanitarian Assistance
- Religion and International Affairs
*Note: these certificates are not stand along programs and must be taken in conjunction with a MA program at the Josef Korbel School. Incorporating a certificate will not require additional credit hours as credits are double counted toward an MA degree and the certificate requirements.
Dual and joint Degree Programs
Dual degree programs integrate two graduate level degrees from two schools--an MA degree from the Josef Korbel School and an MA in social work or a JD--in a reduced amount of time. Applicants must apply and gain acceptance to both schools for dual degree status.
Joint degree programs involve a single degree that incorporates curricula from two schools.
Dual Degree Programs
The following dual degree programs are offered through the Josef Korbel School:
Master of Arts in International Studies and Juris Doctor Program
This innovative and rigorous dual degree program combines a three year Juris Doctor (JD) with a full year of master's level training in international studies. To be eligible, applicants must be accepted to both the Josef Korbel School, a leading school for the study of international affairs, and the Sturm College of Law, a top 100 law school with nationally ranked programs in environmental and natural resources law, legal writing, clinical training, international law and tax law.
Master of Arts in International Studies and Master of Social Work
This dual master's degree program combines a complete social work education with a full year of work in international studies. Applicants must be accepted to both the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the Graduate School of Social Work to be eligible for this program. Students typically spend their first and third years at the Graduate School of Social Work and their second year of study at the Josef Korbel School. This joint degree option is limited to the MA in International Studies.
Joint Degree Program
The following joint degree program is offered through the Josef Korbel School:
Master of Arts Joint Degree in International and Intercultural Communication
The Josef Korbel School participates in a joint degree program with the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies. Students enrolled in this program receive a Master of Arts in International and Intercultural Communication and take four of their required courses at the Josef Korbel School. Learn more