The Master of Science degree in Global Studies is designed to prepare you to cope
with the international responsibilities and solve world problems.The program is designed to help you develop global perspectives and leadership skills
for a variety of professional contexts, including business, economic development,
security and disaster management, global leadership, media, and public and international
policy. Our interdisciplinary curriculum draws from the best OSU has to offer and emphasizes
the real-challenges that face developing and developed nations alike and seeks to
bring a global problem-solving perspective to address those challenges.
To earn the master's in Global Studies, you must take 18 hours of core courses, which provides
a breadth of knowledge. Each student will take the introductory course for each focus
area as part of the core, as well as a graduate-level research course and Contemporary
Issues, which examines major transnational issues and associated problems of international
cooperation, including ethnic conflicts, environmental degradation, global standards
for human rights, and economic globalization.