Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy

Earn your Master of Arts in International Policy at Stanford University

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The Ford Dorsey Program is ideally positioned to train the next generation of global problem solvers. Our home at Stanford University ensures a vibrant intellectual environment that will continue to draw the world's best and brightest for decades to come.
Michael A. McFaul
Director and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy

Why Choose Stanford for International Policy?

Learn global leadership skills at one of the top universities in the world. Stanford provides an innovative and interdisciplinary learning experience, including interactive case method teaching and mentorship from our distinguished faculty.

A Small, Collaborative Program

Small class sizes offer students personalized attention and easy access to faculty and staff. The MIP Student Association (IPSA) hosts activities for the community.

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI)

MIP is affiliated with FSI - one of Stanford's most prestigious research institutes.

Only at Stanford

MIP students experience two years on a residential campus where they can take advantage of countless student organizations, personal and professional development opportunities, and other unique campus activities.

What is the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy (MIP)?

MIP is a two-year graduate program at Stanford University emphasizing the advanced analytical and quantitative methods to decision-making in international affairs.

A Typical Class

25 students
12 nationalities
27 average student age

Interested in Applying?