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Admission Requirements

The MS-IPS program is designed for young and mid-level career professionals and students with a background in development studies, international studies, foreign languages, sociology, anthropology, political science, public policy or other general and specialized undergraduate majors relevant to a career in international development and global policy analysis.

The reviews of the applications carefully consider the candidate’s academic background, career perspectives, international experience and interests, language capacity and other professional experiences. Completed applications require the following documentation:

1. A completed DePaul online application;
2. Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended; 
3. A two-page personal statement describing your educational and career goals in relation to international public service. You should also highlight your relevant international or intercultural work or volunteer experience. Please clarify any special circumstances affecting past or prospective academic performance; 
4. Current resume or curriculum vitae