Regional Concentration

Those with a strong interest in a particular country or region may choose to pursue a career track with a regional specialization to expand their area expertise. Through this enhanced understanding, professionals can best structure development programs, assess conflict drivers, and anticipate developments in a country or region.

Students pursuing a regional concentration may also count six credits of related graduate language study towards a regional concentration in Africa, East and South Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa.

Students seeking to develop a certifiable regional expertise may also pursue several certificates of advanced study, including:

Maxwell’s Global Programs , which provide off-campus opportunities around the globe, are another key component of a regional career track.