Division of Global Affairs
Graduate Program Description
The Division of Global Affairs is an interdisciplinary graduate program based on Rutgers University Newark campus dedicated to preparing students for diverse career paths at the international and global level. DGA offers an unparalleled learning environment which gives students access to a network of academics and practitioners in the field. Central to DGA’s focus is the relationship between globalization and the dynamic role of governments, international and regional organizations, corporations, NGOs and civil society. Currently, DGA is the only Global Affairs graduate program offering a PhD.
DGA’s 8 Areas of Inquiry
Ethics, Security, & Global Affairs – Global Governance – Human Security – Global Political Economy – International Law – History of International Business – Global Development – Human Rights & Mass Atrocities
Degree Offered: M.S., Ph.D.
Part Time Study Available: Yes.
Degree Credit Requirements
M.S.: 40 credits
Ph.D.: 73 credits
-The United Nations
-The World Bank
-Private Sector: Consultants
-Private Sector: Business/Finance
-Lawyer [e.g. human rights
Application Requirements and Deadlines
All transcripts – GRE [optional] – TOEFL – 3 Letters of Recommendation – Personal Statement (why the student has chosen to study Global Affairs at DGA, for PhD applicants, include an area of interest) – CV/resume – Personal Bio – 5 page writing sample, for PhD applicants, 10-20 pages.
US Students: August 1st for Fall | January 1st for Spring
Int’l students: June 1st for Fall | November 1st for Spring
US & Int’l Students: February 1st for Fall | November 1st for Spring