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 Programs at these locations are no longer open for application and will change in format for those pursuing them on 31 July 2023. For now, to be sure you are making an informed enrollment decision, please contact the OU Site Director nearest you or email eceurope@ou.edu as soon as possible to receive administrative guidance before enrolling. As of 1 August 2023, please see information here Former AP Students for assistance.


Non-thesis 33-semester hour interdisciplinary degree program.

One course (Three credit hours):

  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in International Relations

Core Courses

Three courses (Nine credit hours):

  • Politics, Government, and Security

Four courses (12 credit hours)*:

  • Identity, Culture, and Communication
  • Economics, Environment, and Geography
  • Regions, Nations, and History

One course (Three credit hours):

  • Research Methods

Elective Courses

Two courses (Six credit hours):

  • Electives from an approved list of courses in:
  • Communication
  • Research
  • Economics and Business
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Relations
  • Political Science
  • International and Area Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Internship

*Students select two concentration areas and take two courses per area chosen.