International Relations Degree at San Jose State University

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International Relations Degree

The international relations program at San Jose State University prepares students for careers in Foreign Service, civil service positions in the state department, the military, congress, the United Nations, other government agencies, and the private sector as a consultant. The program focuses on international politics and institutions and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Program courses include: international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, national security and strategic studies, international law and organization, and they theory and practice of diplomacy. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer international relations degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the International Relations program at San Jose State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

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

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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

Other schools offering International Relations Programs in California

International Relations 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,...)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • International Relations (C)

De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • International Relations (C,A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 84 students completed this program

Programs

  • International Relations (B,M)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • International Relations (A)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • International Relations (B)

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • International Relations (A)

Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • International Relations (A)

Mills College

Oakland, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • International Relations (B)

Holy Names University

Oakland, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • International Relations (B)

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • International Relations (B,M)

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