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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

International & Global Studies


You benefit by:

  • Learning to think globally
  • Building cross-cultural skills, awareness, and knowledge
  • Preparing for life-long learning within a multidisciplinary perspective
  • Giving yourself an edge over your competitors in a career in journalism, politics and government, education, law, foreign service, business and industry, and social service agencies 

Your path to global citizenship

The International & Global Studies program focuses on unifying humans from all cultural, historic, social, geographic, and religious backgrounds. In an age where we are a click away from any place or person in the world, learning how to think beyond borders is invaluable.

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Complements any major
  • Customizable to any major
  • Capstone experience allows for integration with any major
  • Allows for an emphasis in a particular region or theme


Study abroad is recommended, but not required


Can be structured to accommodate your major

18 credits

one-on-one advising

with the program director