• M.A. in International Studies

    Study. Travel. Lead.

    Cross-cultural sensitivities and international diplomacy are necessary qualities for leaders in today’s global environment. Our values-driven, biblical approach to global engagement weds cultural awareness seminars with international field experience to equip successful leaders in an ever-globalizing world.


Career Outlook

What do job prospects look like after you’ve graduated with the MAIS? Below is a sample of employment opportunities for MAIS graduates.


  • Researcher for an international trade company
  • Manager for global sales communications department
  • Analyst for consulting firm

Non-Governmental Organization

  • International research and outreach coordinator
  • Cultural specialist for healthcare organization
  • Field organizer for environmental nonprofit


  • Recruiter for international office
  • Staff Assistant for immigration department
  • Director for international affairs


  • Staff operations specialist for intelligence agency
  • Foreign service officer for federal government
  • Staff research assistant for public policy

Contact the Director

Lee E. Bratcher
Program Director
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Lee E. Bratcher

“Our goal is to equip servant leaders to model Christ-like leadership in international and cross-cultural contexts.”

— Lee E. Bratcher, MAIS Program Director