Call for Applications: M.A. in Global Thought

Applications for the M.A. in Global Thought are now being accepted. Deadline: April 1, 2021.

January 07, 2021

The Master of Arts in Global Thought takes an interdisciplinary approach to exploring critical global issues. This academic program challenges students to engage with new concepts and generate innovative questions as they examine the complexities of our interconnected and always evolving world. Students take courses taught by members of the Committee on Global Thought, an international roster of renowned scholars from across Columbia University.

Throughout the degree, students develop their ideas in conversation with some of the university’s most accomplished scholars from around the world, including CGT members and other Columbia faculty, including Saskia SassenKian TajbakhshDavid Park, Carol Gluck and Vishakha Desai. The core seminar introduces students to a variety of CGT members, from world famous scholars to new thinkers doing cutting-edge research.

An innovative academic offering, the M.A. in Global Thought prepares students for a wide range of future careers in development, nongovernmental organizations, government, public policy, academia, research, and the private sector.


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