International Relations Online gives students access to American University’s world-class international relations education no matter where they are in the world. Students develop essential analytical, professional, and leadership skills that prepare them to take on a wide range of roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
The traditional Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) program features live online classes led by faculty at AU’s top 10-ranked School of International Service, self-paced coursework, and real-world, immersive learning experiences. Explore the curriculum >
For professionals with nine or more years of experience, a condensed
Executive Master of International Service (MIS) degree track is also available.
The MIS program helps students sharpen their existing skills and expand
their professional expertise. Learn more about our executive option >
International Relations Online delivers a flexible learning experience that features dynamic live classes, interactive coursework, dedicated student support, and on-campus immersions. Learn more about student life >
Online students at American University's School of International Service can access assignments and connect with classmates and professors on-the-go. Learn more about our state-of-the-art mobile app >