Carroll College, Helena Montana
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International Relations

International Relations at Carroll College

What to Expect

Carroll’s International Relations program is designed to provide students with the undergraduate training necessary to pursue careers in international business, government, law, teaching, and other related fields. Through this interdisciplinary program students will encounter course work that leads them to understand the key terms and concepts in the major disciplines of international relations. Furthermore, students will recognize the important theories and methodologies in the field. Carroll international relations program will enhance students’ ability to think analytically and critically, helping them to identify problems and create effective solutions. Students in this major will be challenge academically and intellectually and upon graduation will be able to articulate effectively using both oral and written communication. Carroll’s international relations graduates will appreciate differing cultural perspectives and be skilled in a second language.

Life After Graduation

International Relations is one of the hottest fields for young people emerging into the job market. Now more than ever, the global economy and international peace remain critical to everyone’s life, and a degree in International Relations from Carroll College will usher you into a career where you can be involved with such vital issues as globalization, diplomacy, international conflict, and human rights. A degree in International Relations can lead to many careers in federal, state and local governments, law, business, international organizations, nonprofit organizations, journalism, and teaching.

Specific Opportunities include:

• Foreign service officer              
• CIA analyst or agent 
• International lawyer                
• Federal policy analyst
• Congressional office/committee staffer
• Homeland Security officer
• Customs officer
• Immigration officer
• International agency officer 
• International research specialist
• Legislative analyst / coordinator
• Lobbyist
• Think-tank analyst; political commentator
• Public affairs research analyst
• Manager/officer for international banking or business firms
• University professor


Recent Carroll international relations graduates have gone on to pursue Master’s degrees at universities such as Arizona State University, University of Montana, and University of Denver.