The Rice University Master of Global Affairs (MGA) is a two-year Master of Arts degree sponsored by the James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy and the School of Social Sciences. MGA students complete rigorous course work that compels high standards of scholarship and offers practical training for careers in government, the private sector and international organizations thus producing graduates with a broad global perspective requisite of leaders for the next century.
The Rice MGA offers students actionable learning in the form of applied research and internships, with access to the field’s leading policymakers. The program also equips graduates to be expert leaders in policy and practice on an international stage. MGA students will delve into one of three research areas, heavily rooted in economic theory and application, and produce capstone research projects that explore pivotal international policies of our time.
Master of Arts in Global Affairs (MAGA)
Areas of Study:
International Political Development
International Political Economy