International Affairs

International Affairs

The interdisciplinary International Affairs program helps you understand and analyze global conflict and cooperation. Our broad range of coursework includes examining the historical development of regions, nations, peoples, and ideologies; learning about international trade, finance, and international economic development; developing awareness of different cultures and contemporary global concerns; honing language skills; and gaining awareness of international institutions and mechanisms that facilitate or hinder global cooperation.


  • Studying abroad (usually with no extra fee) for one or two semesters, through program agreements with 16 universities in 12 countries
  • Participation in the Model UN Program for hands-on experience in the contours of diplomacy
  • Gaining an awareness of different cultures and modern global concerns
  • Developing increased ethical sensitivity and social responsibility


Muskingum University’s International Affairs students have gone on to graduate school to study a variety of topics including human rights law and intelligence and security.

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