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International Relations & National Security at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

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International Relations & National Security at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

If you are interested in studying international relations and national security, you may want to check out the program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Of the 1,365 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University - World Campus in 2019, 28 of them were international relations and national security majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in International Relations & National Security section at the bottom of this page.

Penn State World Campus International Relations & National Security Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations

Online Classes Are Available at Penn State World Campus

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Penn State World Campus does offer online courses in international relations for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Penn State World Campus International Relations & National Security Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the international relations progam at Penn State World Campus compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The international relations major at Penn State World Campus is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for International Relations & National Security. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online International Relations & National Security Schools 6
Most Popular International Relations & National Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools 89

Earnings of Penn State World Campus International Relations Graduates

The median salary of international relations students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State World Campus is $37,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 15% higher than the national average of $32,200 for all international relations bachelor's degree recipients.

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International Relations Student Demographics at Penn State World Campus

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the international relations majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Penn State World Campus International Relations & National Security Bachelor’s Program

39% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 28 students who earned a bachelor's degree in International Relations & National Security from Penn State World Campus in 2018-2019, 61% were men and 39% were women. The typical international relations bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% men. So male students are more repesented at Penn State World Campus since its program graduates 17% more men than average.

Penn State World Campus Gender Breakdown of International Relations & National Security Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 61% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in international relations at Penn State World Campus are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its international relations bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - World Campus with a bachelor's in international relations.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of International Relations & National Security Majors at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Penn State World Campus also has a doctoral program available in international relations. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That International Relations Grads May Go Into

A degree in international relations can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - World Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Political Science Professors 540 $100,620
Political Scientists 100 $102,110

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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