Master's Programs at USF
Like our home city, the University of San Francisco is global in spirit with a commitment to better the lives of our fellow global citizens. USF offers programs focused on international studies and development. You can request information about these 3 programs here. For information about other related programs (MA Asia Pacific Studies, MA Urban and Public Affairs, and MS Environmental Management), please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MA in International Studies
- Examines the challenges that face the global community, and the tools and training to bring about change.
- Focuses on issues of development and the environment, political and economic aspects of globalization, human rights, peace and conflict resolution, and other topics.
- The summer internship provides a wealth of opportunities to combine theory with practical, professional experience.
- Students gain access to a strong professional network that includes organizations and alumni throughout the world.
Master in Migration Studies
- Design and implement projects and policies that can transform the lives of global citizens who face the harsh realities of migration and refugee life.
- Study Abroad – The program includes an optional semester at the Universidad Iberoamericana, where students work with populations that migrate through Mexico City.
- Immersion and Practicums — Government bodies, NGOs and grassroots organizations provide immersion experiences and practicums.
MS in International and Development Economics
- Gain knowledge and analytical skills to understand how market forces can empower disadvantaged populations and developing countries in breaking cycles of poverty.
- Summer Overseas Research option offers you the exciting opportunity to apply economic knowledge and skills to real-world scenarios of development.
- Combine your passion for international development with the practical training in quantitative economics needed for development projects.
- Graduates work as program analysts, researchers, development practitioners and policymakers. Some pursue PhD studies.