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Connecting Theory and Practice

The two-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) is Fletcher’s flagship international affairs degree. It provides students with the knowledge and tools necessary to tackle the world’s most challenging problems. By connecting theory and practice, MALD students transform themselves into well-versed, competent leaders who are able to shape international issues and events across a variety of sectors.

A career dedicated to creating lasting, positive change

Each year, MALD graduates accept challenging positions in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, as well as with international organizations. Employers around the world value Fletcher’s unique multidisciplinary program, which produces graduates who have the practical skills and prowess to navigate our increasingly complex and globally integrated world.

Faculty at the forefront

Fletcher faculty are active practitioners in their fields; they advise presidents and policymakers, write for scholarly and popular journals, and conduct cutting-edge research to advance the understanding of international issues. Their active engagement with the world translates into stimulating classroom discussions, opportunities for research collaboration, and valuable career support. Their dedication means students have the opportunity to connect with faculty at all levels for guidance – forging relationships that extend well beyond their time at Fletcher.