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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Professor Peter Van Arsedale teaching a class at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Academic Programs

Masters Programs

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

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In addition to pursuing our MA degree programs, students can:

*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 degrees from different schools in a reduced amount of time. Applicants must apply and gain acceptance to both schools to obtain 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 and Master of Social Work

This dual master's degree program combines a complete education in social work 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 the program. Students typically spend their first and third years at the Graduate School of Social Work and their second year of study at Korbel.

This joint degree option allows the MSW to be combined with the MA in International Development, the MA in International Human Rights, or the MA in International Studies.

Master of Public Policy and Master of Social Work

This dual degree program combines the Master of Public Policy at Korbel with a Master of Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work. Dual degree students complete 50 credits of coursework at Korbel and 75 credits at the Graduate School of Social Work.

 

Joint Degree Program

The following joint degree program is offered through the Josef Korbel School:

Master of Arts 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

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