Master’s of Science in Foreign Service, Concentration in STIA
Launching Spring 2021
We are thrilled to launch our new STIA master’s track in partnership with the MSFS program. Students in the STIA concentration select to focus on one of three subfields:
- Energy and the Global Environment (EGE): Explores key international challenges at the intersection of energy and the environment including global climate change, transboundary resource challenges, food, water and agriculture, and the sustainable energy transition. This subfield places a particular emphasis on global commons and natural resources.
- Innovation and Emerging Technologies (IET): Explores transformative technologies from biotechnology to artificial intelligence, as well as the technological innovation process. This subfield places a particular emphasis on the role of the market and the state’s efforts to shape it.
- Science, Technology and International Strategy (STIS): Explores role of technology in national strategy including the science and technology issues behind space cooperation and competition; nonproliferation, arms control and disarmament initiatives; cyber security and artificial intelligence in diplomacy, development and interstate competition. This subfield places a particular emphasis on science and technology as instruments of power and tools of diplomacy for state and non-state actors.
For more information on admission to the MSFS-STIA program please refer to the MSFS website or contact the MSFS admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Master’s Programs at Georgetown
Students currently enrolled in master’s programs across Georgetown are able to take courses taught by STIA faculty. Our faculty teach in multiple programs including the Master of Science in Foreign Service; The Master of Arts in Asian Studies; the Master of Arts in Communications, Culture and Technology; the Master of Science in Global Infectious Disease; and the Master in Public Policy.