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University of California San Diego

School of Global Policy and Strategy

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) addresses the crucial societal challenges of the 21st century. The School’s pioneering research builds on internationally recognized expertise of the Americas and Asia, integrates analysis of public policy and markets, and explores global issues of conflict and cooperation.

Leveraging our West Coast location and UC San Diego’s renowned programs in science and technology, GPS develops new analytic tools with real-world applications, while rigorously training the next generation of global leaders. Through collaborations across campus and counterparts around the globe, GPS shapes cutting-edge solutions for a transforming world.

The curriculum combines three professional school traditions: international relations, public policy, and management. Graduates assume senior policy positions in the public and nonprofit sectors as well as in non-governmental organizations and private companies. Our outstanding internship and career services programs allow for opportunities around the world.

Degree Programs

  • Master of International Affairs, International Politics
  • Master of International Affairs, International Economics
  • Master of International Affairs, International Management
  • Master of International Affairs, International Development and Nonprofit Management
  • Master of International Affairs, International Environmental
  • Master of Public Policy, American Policy in Global Context
  • Master of Public Policy, Energy and Environmental Policy
  • Master of Public Policy, Health Policy
  • Master of Public Policy, Business Government and Regulation
  • Master of Public Policy, Program Design and Evaluation
  • Master of Public Policy, Security Policy
  • Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs, International Relations
  • Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs, International Political Economy
  • Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs, International Public Policy
  • Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs, Environmental Policy and Sustainability
  • Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs, Security of the Asia-Pacific
  • Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs
  • Ph.D. in Political Science and International Affairs
  • Ph.D. in Political Science and International Affairs

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News

GPS launches a new evening option for its Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs career track in Security of the Asia-Pacific

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Tai Ming Cheung and Susan Shirk take a look at great power competition in the 21st Century with a new $3.7 million grant from the UC National Laboratory Fee Research Program

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For leadership that fosters opportunity and cross-cultural collaboration, the University of California San Diego has received the Cross-Border Collaboration Award.

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Under the leadership of Assistant Professor Gordon McCord, GPS bolsters its Latin American connections with a second student exchange program in Chile

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GPS hosted ambitious, diverse students for the inaugural Public Service Weekend at UC San Diego

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Acting Dean Gordon Hanson opines on the unfaltering hype surrounding his paper ‘The China Shock’ and its significance in an election year

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