Dual Degrees

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The Master of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) program offers students the opportunity to earn a second master's degree during their time at the University of Miami. The MAIA program has two dual degree programs available. Students interested in pursuing a dual degree are strongly encouraged to review the admissions requirements for both programs, the curriculum, and the time commitment required to complete a dual degree program.

M.A. in International Administration with a Master of Public Health

The Master of Arts in International Administration/Master in Public Health (MAIA/MPH) degree is offered jointly by the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences and the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences. The International Administration degree with a second master’s degree in Public Health is designed for students who seek an in-depth knowledge of public health with a broader emphasis in globalization and health, international health, international health policy and international development.

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Admissions:

Applicants must be admitted into the MAIA and MPH Programs on a separate basis, based on the admissions requirements and procedure of each individual program. Acceptance by one program does not in any way indicate or guarantee acceptance by the other degree program. Both the MAIA and the MPH degree programs require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as part of the admissions requirements. For students whose native language is not English, successful completion the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination is required.

Program Total Credit Hours: 60

Average Program Duration: 2.5 years

The total requirements for the MAIA/MPH program are 60 credits. These requirements include 30 MPH credits and 30 MAIA credits. Students must be enrolled in both programs concurrently each semester (fall and spring) to avoid being discounted from either program.

M.A. in International Administration with a Master of Public Administration

The Master of Arts in International Administration/Master of Public Administration (MAIA/MPA) degree is offered jointly by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Political Science and the MAIA Program. The International Administration degree with a second master’s degree in Public Administration is designed for students who seek in-depth management skills essential to public and nonprofit organizations oriented towards a diverse metropolitan environment, as well as a deeper understanding of how governments and non-governmental organizations work together in international settings.

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Admissions:

Applicants must be admitted into the MAIA and MPA Programs on a separate basis, based on the admissions requirements and procedure of each individual program. Acceptance by one program does not in any way indicate or guarantee acceptance by the other degree program. Both the MPA degree program requires the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) as part of the admissions requirements. For students whose native language is not English, successful completion the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination is required for admission into both MAIA and MPA programs.

Program Total Credit Hours: 60

Average Program Duration: 2.5 years

The total requirements for the MAIA/MPA program are 60 credits. These requirements include 39 MPA credits and 21 MAIA credits. Students must be enrolled in both programs concurrently each semester (fall and spring) to avoid being discounted from either program.