The Master of Arts in Statecraft and International Affairs is designed for students currently in the foreign affairs or national security communities, or for those who wish to enter one of these broader career fields. This 52 credit hour/two-year degree program provides a comprehensive study of the theory and practice of foreign policy, process, and implementation, both in historical and contemporary perspectives. Significant attention is directed toward understanding the current world order, international relations, and the role of political culture, ideas, and values in influencing the behavior of states and non-state actors. It involves study of the entire spectrum of instruments of power, how they are integrated strategically, and the ethical issues inherent in their use. Successful recipients of this degree are prepared for many careers in diplomacy, defense strategy, intelligence, counterintelligence, public diplomacy, political warfare, and homeland security, whether in government, the private sector, research, journalism, or a variety of other options.