Dual, Joint, & Exchange Programs

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Expand your options

Offering a wide range of degree options is central to our mission of providing students with a world-changing education. By allowing students to supplement their Fletcher studies with coursework and experiences at other prestigious professional schools and graduate programs, our dual degree, joint degree, and exchange program options give students even more ways to pursue a career that’s uniquely their own.

MS in Cybersecurity and Public Policy (CSPP)

This innovative, new degree, jointly offered by Fletcher and the Department of Computer Science in the Tufts School of Engineering, unites those from technology and policy backgrounds, preparing them to tackle the increasingly common and complex threats taking place in our global and digital world.

Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (MATA)

This two-year joint degree program, offered in conjunction with the College of Europe, provides students interested in studying on both sides of the Atlantic with an international outlook and the skills to deal with cross-border issues in a multidisciplinary and multicultural setting.

Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance (MAHA)

The MAHA is a one-year joint degree program offered in partnership with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. The MAHA is geared toward mid-career professionals who have significant field experience working in the humanitarian assistance space.


A dual degree program with the Tufts University School of Medicine that prepares future physicians to approach problems related to health and the practice of medicine with a perspective informed by international law, politics, economics, and business.

DC Exchange Semester

Administered by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, the Global Security & Development Program (GSDP) allows up to five MALD students to spend their fall semester exploring the issues, institutions, and procedures involved in security across emerging markets.

Ad-Hoc and Additional Dual Degree Programs

We offer a variety of additional dual and joint degree programs in conjunction with our partner institutions. In addition to defined programs, students also have the opportunity to create an individualized ad-hoc dual degree program with other leading graduate and professional schools.