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