The Master of Science in International Public Service (IPS)
degree educates professionals to the field of international development and global
humanitarian affairs. It provides the essential competencies and skills for
managing international projects and leading international nongovernmental
organizations. The curriculum offers a balanced education in international
leadership (ethical, theoretical and practical), project management (for
organizations, sectors, institutions) and evaluation (assessment, monitoring
and impact analysis). Through study abroad programs, international internships
and applied research projects with nongovernmental and intergovernmental
organizations, the IPS degree is required for a professional career in
This degree is accredited by National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).
The Master of Science in International Public Service educates ethical leaders to work in international organizations in the US and abroad and emphasizes understanding cross-sector relations. We believe that leaders need practical skills and first-hand experiences in solving global problems. We are committed to strengthening local communities and reducing disparities throughout the world, by building capacity through sustainable development. We promote compassion for marginalized communities and service to all people with sensitivity, professionalism, accountability, transparency and justice.