Goals of the program:
Our program cultivates career professionals to understand complex global policy topics with the hard skills to operate successfully in international organizations, corporations, and non-profit institutions. Through rigorous academic training, our graduates develop comprehensive critical thinking, research, and policy analysis expertise, as well as an extensive knowledge-base of international policies and topics necessary to excel in the arena of international affairs, development, and more.
What can you do with your degree?
The UNMA provides an excellent preparation for those seeking to pursue careers in international affairs, whether in the diplomatic service, the Peace Corps, the United Nations, International Governmental Organizations (IGOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), or the Academy. Our degree program prepares our students for multiple careers, whether in human rights, social and economic development, disarmament, conflict analysis, peacemaking, gender empowerment, environmental research, cyber security, public health and preservation of world heritage.
Rutgers University is one of the most diverse institutes of higher education in the United States. At Rutgers, you can expect to be exposed to other students from a huge range of countries, cultures, and backgrounds, enhancing both your educational experience and worldview. Our New Brunswick campus is also ideally located between three major cities--New York, D.C., and Philadelphia. Our uniquely advantageous location benefits our students, allowing them to pursue opportunities, internships, and careers throughout a broader geographic area. Tuition at Rutgers for both in-state and out-of-state students is more affordable than private universities.