For prospective students
Students in our program have come from around the Central Valley, across the United States, and around the world (most recently from Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Egypt, India, Japan, Mexico, Myanmar, and Ukraine). They have Bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields including Political Science, Anthropology, Criminology, History, International Business, Philosophy, and Sociology. They all have an interest in expanding their knowledge and understanding of the world.
To see what some recent alumni have to say about the program, or to contact one of them, click here.
For more details on the International Relations program, click here.
Undergraduate GPA: approximately 3.0 or above
GRE general exam
For international students: TOEFL (minimum score: 550 paper or 80 Internet based) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)
3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 of which should be from faculty)
Statement of purpose (1 - 2 pgs.)
Submit your online application and provide all materials required for university admission here.
Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the International Relations Program Director at the following address:
Dr. Melanie Ram, Graduate Coordinator, International Relations MA Program, Dept. of Political Science, M/S MF 19, Fresno, CA 93740-8029 USA
Application deadlines: April 1 for fall, Nov. 1 for spring (if open)
International students - contact International Admissions