International Nongovernmental Organizations

Students who want to make a difference in the global community learn about and study world affairs and the activities of International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs) that often play roles on par with government and business such as providing integral educational and health services in the developing world.

The International Nongovernmental Organizations degree program offers a foundation in International Relations, which helps business professionals and graduate students develop the specific skills needed in managerial roles within nongovernmental prganizations (NGOs) and non-profits -- skills like cross-cultural team leadership, grant writing and fundraising, negotiating skills, finance and project management. Growing employment opportunities make it possible to improve the quality of life for all persons while earning a living with organizations like Amnesty International, Novib, Doctors Without Borders, Greenpeace, the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Society and United Nations support organizations.

Points of Distinction

  • The opportunity to study at international campuses in Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; and Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Students may complete internships off campus at locations around the world.
  • Online courses make it possible to earn a degree while traveling.

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