American University’s School of International Service (SIS) is a top-10 school of international affairs located in Washington, D.C. The School of International Service is guided by more than 120 full-time faculty. Our world-renowned faculty—leading political scientists, economists, sociologists, anthropologists, demographers, geographers, historians, and experts in international development, global health, communications, energy, and the environment—produce transformational research and prepare more than 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students for global careers in government, nonprofits, and business.

SIS offers masters programs in foreign policy and national security, international development, global and regional governance, international economics, peace and conflict resolution, ethics and human rights, communications, energy and environment, social enterprise, regional and comparative studies, and more.

SIS holds a commitment to diversity and inclusion rooted in the believe that a diverse population and an inclusive school climate are essential components for preparation to work in the field of international relations.  Today's complex issues and challenges require innovative ideas and perspectives of people from different backgrounds, cultures and places along with the skills to engage successfully with these differences. SIS sees its position as a top-ten school of international affairs as an opportunity to prepare a more diverse next generation of leaders in the field that is well-equipped to see differences as a pathway to greater creativity and capacity.

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