International and Global Studies Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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International and Global Studies Degree

Global Studies and International Studies are considered an interdisciplinary field of study of cultural, economic, political, and social connectivity. International studies attempts to make sense of globalization as it relates to world economies, the movement of people, market relations, political systems, global communication systems, and the effect on humans. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer international and global studies degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the International and Global Studies Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Mason offers a master's degree program in international and global studies.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male8
Female22

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black4
Hispanic5
White13
Multiple Races2
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the International and Global Studies program at Mason, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Political Scientists

Description

Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, political scientists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -2.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $56.32
    • Average Annual Salary: $117140

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering International and Global Studies Programs in Virginia

International and Global Studies programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Regent University

Virginia Beach, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Global Studies (B)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Global Studies (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093