Comparative and Regional Governance

The graduate certificate in Comparative and Regional Governance equips you with the specialized expertise in the politics across different regions of the world as well as general principles of global and regional governance.

The coursework will explore concepts such as democratization, regional integration, revolutions, and the relationship between state and society. You will investigate current issues and case studies in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Upon graduation, you will be able to compare and contrast political systems in different parts of the world; discuss the history, issues, and future prospects of regional governance in the international system; and apply major theories of international relations to current and historical issues in comparative and regional governance.

Where available, this certificate may be earned while completing the MA in International Relations, GMA in International Relations or as a stand-alone graduate certificate.

Comparative and Regional Governance Academic Program

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