Earn Your Master's Online from AU's School of International Service

American University's top 10-ranked School of International Service offers online degree options for ambitious global service leaders at all stages of their careers.

Available degree programs include:

Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR)

Designed for aspiring global professionals who want to build a strong foundational understanding of international affairs theory and practice.

Master of International Service (MIS) for Experienced Professionals

Designed for professionals with seven or more years of experience in international affairs. Students build on their existing knowledge to further skills in their specific area of expertise and advance their leadership potential.

The Best of On-Campus Delivered Online

All online graduate programs from the School of International Service are delivered through a dynamic online format that features:

Live online classes hosted by renowned AU professors.

The ability to customize the program through concentrations or electives.

Engaging course work that can be completed 24/7.

Networking opportunities with peers and more than 15,000 alumni.

Hands-on learning experiences, including collaborative, in-person immersions.

Connections to our D.C.-based campus AU's extensive alumni network.