International Peace and Conflict Resolution / International Relations and Diplomacy

Earn Two Master’s Degrees in Three Years; Study in Paris

Arcadia University and its partner institution in France, the American Graduate School in Paris, jointly offer an accelerated Dual Masters program allowing students to earn two Master’s degrees in three years: a Master of Arts in International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) at Arcadia University, and a Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy (IRD) at the American Graduate School in Paris. Students also have the opportunity to earn a certificate of concentration in the following areas of study, along with their M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy: African Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, European Studies and Asian Studies, NGO Management. The accelerated dual degree program permits students to earn two Masters Degrees in three years. 

Students in this program spend three semesters in the United States, at Arcadia University, and three semesters in Paris, France, at the American Graduate School in Paris. They may choose to start the program at either of the two institutions. Each portion of the program provides a different cultural and academic experience, while both have in common a challenging and student-dedicated learning environment.

Arcadia’s Partner in France

The American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) has been Arcadia’s partner since 2006. AGS is a non-profit institution offering U.S. higher education programs in France. All courses are taught in English. The school takes advantage of the many opportunities that Paris offers in the study and practice of international relations, with the presence of numerous intergovernmental organizations, NGOs and diplomatic missions. This, combined with the school’s multicultural faculty and student body, provides students with a true international experience.