The program is tailored to the mobility needs of the diplomatic corps, with progressive stages to complete the M.A. degree, and online courses to accelerate or to complete the program if students are re-posted out of the area:
- Certificate in Diplomacy and International Relations (18 credits)
- Master of Arts in Global Affairs (30 credits)
The program may be taken from abroad completely online or by live tie-in to the classes in New York City.
Students may earn an official Certificate in Diplomacy and International Relations after completing any six courses listed for the Master of Arts in Global Affairs. The Certificate is listed on student transcripts and students receive a copy of the Certificate for display.
Students may apply for the certificate program only, and later apply the credits toward a Master of Arts in Global Affairs.