The Fletcher School at Tufts University

The Fletcher School
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The Fletcher School is the first graduate school of international affairs established in the United States, that prepares the world's leaders to address complex global issues. Fletcher offers a collaborative, flexible and interdisciplinary approach to the study of international affairs, featuring a distinguished faculty and diverse body representing more than half the world's countries. Since 1933, The Fletcher School has worked to educate and prepare individuals for positions of national and international leadership and influence. The school's alumni represent the highest levels of leadership throughout the world, including hundreds of sitting ambassadors, diplomats, foreign ministers, high-ranking military officers, heads of nonprofit organizations, respected voices from distinguished media outlets, and many more.


  • 56 Number of Full-time Faculty

  • 18 Number of Adjunct Faculty

  • 1:8.6 Full-time Faculty to Student Ratio

  • 170+ Classes offered

  • 24 Average Class Size

  • 50% Percentage of Classes under 20 Students


  • Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD)

  • Master in Global Affairs (MGA)

  • Master of International Business (MIB)

  • Master of Laws in International Law (LLM)

  • Master of Arts (MA)

  • Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA)

  • Global Master of Arts Program (GMAP)

  • Masters of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (MATA)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Online Master of Global Business Administration (GBA)

  • Joint PhD Fletcher-Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

  • MS in Cybersecurity and Public Policy

  • And joint degrees and certificate programs