The integrated undergraduate-graduate (IUG) degree program (B.A. in Global and International Studies/M.I.A. in International Affairs) provides an opportunity for strong students in these majors to complete a master’s degree with five total years of study. The integrated degree program would prepare students for a variety of careers requiring an interdisciplinary background in global and international studies and international affairs. Examples of types of entities hiring in these areas are federal, state, and local governments, international organizations, multinational corporations, international banking and financial institutions, media organizations and journalism, consulting firms, policy research centers, and development assistance programs and foundations. The School of International Affairs (SIA) M.I.A. represents a professional degree designed to prepare students to thrive in these increasingly global career paths.