Online Master's in International Relations and Business

Developed by Kogod and the No. 8-Ranked School of International Service

18-Month Completion

No GRE or GMAT Required

No. 8-Ranked International Relations School

Global Immersion Experience


Become a Global Business Leader

Working in international business presents you with the unique and exciting opportunity to drive strategy that makes an impact across borders and cultures.

In the online MS in International Relations and Business program, you will learn to navigate complex challenges and develop solutions at the intersection of business, foreign policy, and global affairs.


A Collaboration between Two AU Schools

The program is developed through a partnership between the AACSB-accredited Kogod School of Business and the School of International Service—ranked No. 8 worldwide by Foreign Policy magazine.¹

This collaboration brings together international relations and business experts to design a program that prepares you to apply business knowledge and skills in a global context.

International Relations Skills

  • Intercultural communication
  • International economic organizations
  • Global markets
  • International negotiation
  • Corporate social responsibility

Business Skills

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business strategy

Make an International Impact

You will graduate prepared to apply the skills you’ve learned and industry connections you’ve made directly to a career influencing multinational decisions.

International Policy Hub Location

American University’s Washington, DC, location provides you with access to key global business resources and networking opportunities with our extensive alumni network.

Global Immersion Experience

The in-person immersion is held in an international business hub where you will collaborate with your classmates on group projects and explore the business culture of the host city.

Capstone Project

The capstone is a culminating project that gives you a platform to demonstrate what you have learned in the program and develop solutions to real issues affecting the global economy.

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