What will I learn?

The BA in Global Studies is designed to prepare students for careers that require an applied and/or theoretical knowledge of the processes driving globalization. Students earning a Global Studies BA will be equipped with strengths in a minimum of three fields of study (Anthropology, Geography and Sociology), a thematic focus, and an area focus. Knowledge of the cultural, political, economic and environmental dimensions of globalization, coupled with skills in social science research methods and theory are increasingly critical for many careers.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

  • Teacher
  • Humanitarian Worker
  • Lawyer
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Civil Service
  • Precision Agriculture Technician

Which department am I in?

Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
$18,566.00 (13,93,844) per year
USD $9,283 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022


Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC),

11200 SW 8th Street,



33199, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

An international freshman is a student who has completed or will soon complete high school and who has yet to enroll in a 2- or 4-year college or university.

IELTS: 6.5; Paper-based: 550; Internet-based (iBT): 80

Application deadlines: Fall - 18 March, Spring - 10 November; Summer - 1 March.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Florida International University

FIU was ranked in the top 100 universities in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report, 2018.

  • Ranked among the top 10 largest universities in the U.S.
  • Student body of nearly 54,000 representing 140 countries
  • Students can enroll as online students through FIU Online
  • Offers an impressive library with over one million books

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