The Department provides both disciplinary and interdisciplinary graduate training. It encourages a vital and challenging exchange of ideas among students and faculty members, who investigate a stimulating range of topics, from the traditional concerns of foreign policy and national security to contemporary global issues such as democratization, the environment, human rights, refugees, and social movements. Many members of the Department also have longstanding regional interests, as do many other members of the University faculty. The program boasts of strengths in Africa, Central Asia, East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Europe.
The Department of Politics and International Relations is an affiliate member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. Our recent graduates are pursuing a variety of exciting careers.
Applying to Graduate School
For assistance with the application process please contact Erika Posada Carrillo or call 305-348-1077.
Political Science Degrees
International Relations Degrees
- Master of Arts in International Studies
- Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations
- INR Graduate Student Handbook
- Combined B.A. in International Relations/M.A. in International Studies (the "4+1" Degree Pathway)
- Combined Degree Pathway in Political Science (BA+MA)
- Combined M.A. in Asian Studies/Ph.D. in IR Degree Pathway
- Combined M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies /Ph.D. in IR Degree Pathway
- Combined Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies/PhD in Political Science Degree Pathway
- Combined M.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies/Ph.D. in IR Degree Pathway