The Gari School of Government and International Politics’ Master of Science (M.S.) programs provide the opportunity to learn from the leading scholars working in nearly every area of the political science discipline. A greater degree of focus is rendered on the fields of political theory, political economy, international relations, government management and public policy. Georgian studies and Russian studies are offered to exceptional students who want to attain expertise in the particular geopolitical fields.
In the learning environment that is equipped with the latest technology, the Gari School of Government and International Politics’ Master of Science students master these fields and learn to think strategically from the world-renowned faculty and top practitioners. Most of our graduates pursue careers in government, international organizations or public service; others remain in academic environments and further their education in research and teaching.
Considering that politics is a universal phenomenon, and political science is an international field of study, the Gari School of Government and International Politics takes a truly global approach. We have recruited international experts in different academic fields of political science and government studies from around the world as faculty, adjunct professors and lecturers. The Gari School of Government and International Politics is the only graduate school in the United States that offers the graduate program with the major in Georgian Studies.
The Gari School of Government and International Politics offers more than just the traditional online experience. It combines in-class seminars and examinations with online guidance. It provides its Master of Science students with valuable extracurricular opportunities to exchange ideas with high-level public servants, participate in political debates, and attend the ESAP ‑ the European Study Abroad Program of Georgian International University which gives our students unique opportunities to study, as well as teach in Europe, and receive full certifications and dual degrees from premier European academic institutions.
We admit M.S. students on a quarterly basis. Gari School of Government and International Politics welcomes international students, as well as transfer students into its M.S. programs.