Foundational seminars address themes central to the mission of the Keough School—including integral human development, ethical reasoning, and commitment to the common good.
Core classes in global affairs provide broad knowledge and engagement in critical world issues while engaging you deeply in the language, culture, and religion of at least one global region.
Skills and methods classes focus on practical skills needed for success in the global workforce, including:
The Integration Lab is a series of theory-to-practice engagements over the full two-year arc of the program. The i-Lab will bring you into close partnership with organizations and agencies, practitioners, and policymakers in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe, Washington, DC, and other settings to develop integrated solutions to global challenges.
In the classroom, you’ll engage with a range of government officials, leaders of nongovernmental organizations, business and religious leaders, advocates and activists from civil society and social movements, journalists, and scholars with expertise in global issues.
Frequently Asked Questions about the MGA
An additional program is available for students interested in both law and global affairs.
An additional program is available for students interested in both business and global affairs.
We seek a globally diverse community, where people of all nationalities and religious, secular, and philosophical traditions are welcome. Informed by the University of Notre Dame’s “Spirit of Inclusion,” the Keough School welcomes all people, regardless of color, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social or economic class, or nationality, and works to sustain an inclusive environment.