International Relations Online students come from around the world and meet weekly with classmates and SIS professors in small, interactive, virtual classrooms for live coursework discussions. Watch each collection of videos in the playlists below to learn more about students' experience, the virtual classroom, foundational course content, and elective courses.
International Relations Online students can build their professional network of peers from day one through intimate online class discussions, break out sessions, and an in-person immersion. Students continue to communicate with each other outside of class sessions through a familiar online social platform. Hear from International Relations Online students Alex Oliver and Austin Young about their experience in the program.
Experience the Virtual Classroom
International Relations Online students complete engaging coursework throughout the week leading up to weekly live online class sessions. Course content ranges from simple lecture-driven materials, to highly-produced videos that bring depth to the learning process. Watch the following videos for an example of the different methods of content delivery.
Foundational Course Introductions
International Relations Online course content is designed by the renowned faculty from American University School of International Service and combines different methods of delivery to create a truly unique learning experience. Hear from the professors of select IR Online foundational courses about the content of their courses.
Elective Course Introductions
International Relations Online faculty are not only professors in SIS but also the best and brightest minds in their fields. Elective Courses allow professors to share their expertise and provide the opportunity for students to specialize their studies in one of the four available concentrations. Watch IR Online faculty introduce their elective courses in the following videos.
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