Grace School of Applied Diplomacy

DePaul University
Chicago, IL


Details at a Glance

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    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $40

Degrees Offered

M.A. in Applied Diplomacy

Our Program

The Grace School of Applied Diplomacy empowers students to become diplomats in a wide range of sectors and develop solutions for a complex world.

At DePaul’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (LAS), you’ll create a strong foundation from which to think, solve, lead and live. Home to more than 30 dynamic graduate programs and certificates within traditional fields and in blended disciplines, designed and scheduled to meet the needs of working students.

The Applied Diplomacy MA is multidisciplinary, deeply rooted in an ethic of collaboration and designed to build bridges across multiple boundaries of difference. Our core courses offer a shared understanding of diplomatic studies, global relations, international political economy and sustainable international development, a firm foundation to complement six diverse concentrations.

The graduate program in Applied Diplomacy offers six concentrations through which students will prepare for a variety of vocational paths:

  • Diplomacy and International Public Service
  • Diplomacy and Global Public Health
  • Urban Diplomacy
  • Diplomacy and Migration
  • Diplomacy and Critical Ethnic Studies
  • Critical Approaches to Diplomacy


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $40


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Additional Requirements

International students interested in applying should review the international graduate admission page for more information about credential evaluation and document submission, which may be found on the International Admission page. For more information about the minimum English proficiency scores required, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or at 773.325.7315.

Application Deadline

The M.A. in Applied Diplomacy starts students each term: fall (September), winter (January), spring (March), and summer (June). We recommend that applications are submitted 4-6 weeks ahead of the start of the intended term.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt $715 per credit (all students)
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