The Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR)  is designed to provide advanced coursework and applied quantitative methods training for students seeking international careers as analysts in public and private sectors as well as researchers in academia and think tanks. By combining the fundamental skills learned in the first year of the program with the analytical skills that are the focus of the Master's program, graduates of the MAIR program will be ideally suited for a wide variety of careers in academia, government, journalism, law, non-governmental organizations, and international business. The MAIR curriculum of 30 credits includes coursework in international political economy, international security, international law, and statistical methods of data analysis for international relations research questions. The curriculum emphasizes developing research and analysis skills based on a solid background in international relations theory and quantitative empirical research.