2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog

International Relations, MA/Business Administration, MBA


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Contact

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Michael Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Public Administration and International Affairs * 215 Eggers Hall * 315-443-4000 * mjwill14@syr.edu

Stephanie Worden, Associate Director, Admission and Financial Aid, Public Administration and International Affairs * 215 Eggers Hall * 315-443-4000 * ssworden@syr.edu

General Inquiries; paia@maxwell.syr.edu

Whitman School of Management

Alexander McKelvie, Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master's Programs * 415 Whitman School of Management * 315-443-7252 * mckelvie@syr.edu

Faculty

See faculty listing in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the Whitman School of Management.

Overview

Syracuse University’s Maxwell and Whitman Schools offer a joint degree program combining the knowledge and abilities of the Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR) and the skills and knowledge of the Master of Business Administration (MBA).   Over two calendar years of study, students will complete 76 credits of coursework drawn from both schools.

The MAIR-MBA will prepare students for careers that require an understanding of both business and policy, capitalizing on the analytical training of the Whitman School and the international affairs context and leadership development skills of the Maxwell School.

MAIR-MBA students will work closely with Syracuse University faculty on main campus and in Washington, DC, among other university campuses around the globe. This provides the opportunity to bridge theory and clinical practice, while tailoring a learning experience to the needs of a students interested in working in international corporate or public finance careers.

The joint degree program will integrate core courses offered by both schools with a rich selection of electives and practical experiences in the form of internships.

International Relations, MA


Students will complete the core requirements of the Master of Arts in International Relations, including the core international relations, research methods, capstone, and internship requirements.

Business Administration, MBA


Students will complete the core requirements for the Master of Business Administration, including corporate strategy, supply chain and organizational management, as well as managerial decision-making.

Shared Core Courses


Students will have the opportunity to count classes taken in statistics, economics, and management theory to fulfill the core requirements for both degrees.

Elective Courses


Students will be able to draw on a variety of electives offered at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the Whitman School of Management.

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