Explore Our Online International Relations Master’s Programs

Top-Ranked Programs—Delivered Online

The online master’s degree programs from American University’s School of International Service (SIS) will prepare you to promote the health and safety of communities on a global scale. In 2018, SIS’s international relations master’s degree programs were ranked No. 8 worldwide by Foreign Policy magazine.1

Our online format—which includes live classes delivered on our videoconferencing platform and coursework available 24/7—is tailored for the busy working professional. As a student, you will:

  • Learn from the same AU professors who teach on campus—and bring extensive experience in international relations and socially responsible business to the classroom.
  • Benefit from dedicated student support and career resources, available from the moment you enroll.
  • Visit AU’s campus in Washington, D.C., and network with organizations central to government, foreign relations, politics, development, and national security.
  • Gain access to a network of 15,000 alumni, who are driving positive change around the world. 

Our programs are also a great fit for members of the military, providing them with the flexibility to earn their degree no matter where they are stationed. Our Veterans Services office can help you navigate your VA benefits.

1 Foreign Policy magazine, 2018