Prospective Students

Why IWP

Students at the Institute attend small, seminar-style classes with a distinguished faculty of scholar-practitioners. Learn more 

Study with Scholar-Practitioners

The faculty at IWP includes ambassadors, senior intelligence officials, military officers, presidential advisers, senior government analysts, and thought leaders in international affairs. Learn more

Visit IWP

You are invited to attend an IWP open house, schedule an information session, or sit in on a class.  Learn more 

Apply Online

To apply online for the Master of Arts, Certificate, or Continuing Education programs, click here.


Career Development

When you decide upon a career in national security, intelligence, and international affairs, you are making a decision to enter a noble profession. It's not a job: it's a calling, it's a passion, it's a desire to serve your country and the world and make to make them more secure and better places for all. When deciding upon a graduate school, you want to find a place that will be equally invested in your career success as you are.

Meet our Students

IWP has a diverse student makeup. Our students include: recent college graduates; personnel from foreign affairs, intelligence, defense and commercial agencies of the U.S. government; journalists, business executives, lawyers and others with professional interests in foreign affairs; and foreign diplomats, government officials and students.

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IWP is happy to contact you with additional information about our programs and admissions process. Request more information