Phone: (914) 633-2429
What Is International Studies?
International Studies major Ryan Bacci studying in Rome
International Studies students with author/scholar Samantha Powers
|Why International Studies?
As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, an appreciation of different cultures, as well as political and economic trends, are essential for Iona graduates to achieve professional and personal success. Employers are increasingly looking for graduate with strong analytical skills who are able to understand and evaluate the impact of political, economic, and cultural events. Government agencies, international organizations, private corporations, nonprofit groups, and professional and trade organizations want employees with a global perspective. The International Studies Major furnishes students with the tools to follow and assess current political and economic events and changes, while providing an historical and cultural background, essential to understanding such events.
What can I do with an International Studies Major?
The strength of our interdisciplinary major is that you are not limited in the career paths you choose. An International Studies Major would prepare you for work in some of the following fields:
What We Offer Students
In addition to our dedicated full-time faculty, we offer students:
For Further Information
If you have questions or would like further information, please contact the Director of International Studies, Tricia Mulligan, at :
(914) 633-2429 OR TMulligan@iona.edu
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