International Studies

The best international studies degree is one that offers students an understanding of the social, cultural, economic and political relations of various nations through challenging coursework taught by knowledgeable faculty and supplemented by unique internship opportunities.

Mount Mercy’s international studies degree prepares students for the global market by integrating classes in art, economics, history, political science and sociology, providing the best international studies education possible.

Mount Mercy’s location in Cedar Rapids and eastern Iowa provides students with the opportunity to take part in internships for credit with a variety of local agencies and companies whose operations have an international focus.

An international studies degree will prepare students for a career with businesses and corporations involved in international trade, government agencies, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations and human rights organizations.

Students interested in furthering their education can pursue a graduate degree such as Mount Mercy’s Master of Strategic Leadership program.