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Outcomes and Careers

Upon completing a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise (MIAGE), graduates will have developed a variety of valuable skills and knowledge, making them competitive applicants in their respective career fields. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the MIAGE program, the degree outcome can look very different for each student, as they can tailor their academic experience to fit their specific needs.

MIAGE Graduates Are


Problem Solvers


Legally Aware

Politically Aware


Economically Aware

International Researchers


MIAGE Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and write in at least one language other than English at the Advanced Proficiency level. 
  2. Demonstrate the ability to solve complex international organizational problems that require well-developed skills in analysis and synthesis and document clearly and effectively the processes used and conclusions reached.
  3. Understand and articulate basic competencies and skills needed to lead and manage effectively in a global enterprise.
  4. Understand and articulate the roles and functions of business enterprises, INGOs, and government agencies in the global legal context.
  5. Understand and articulate the roles and functions of business enterprises, INGOs, and government agencies in the global political-cultural context.
  6. Understand and articulate the roles and functions of business enterprises, INGOs, and government agencies in the global socio-economic context.
  7. Understand and articulate the interactions and inter-relatedness among the legal, political-cultural, and socio-economic contexts and how they affect the roles and functions of business enterprises, INGOs, and government agencies globally.
  8. Understand the applications and misapplications of various research designs and methods in the international context.


Our Alumni

Who Hires MIAGE Graduates?

American Express Nevada Governor's Office of Econ. Dev.
ApplicantPro  Northrop Grumman 
Arlington Parks & Recreation Huntsman Cancer Institute
Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry  Office of the Federal Public Defender
Catholic Community Services Utah  Outcry Digital 
Charles Koch Foundation  Paradise Staffing LLC
Conversion Cake, The Story Engine  Product Innovation 
Crowdhire Red Butte Garden 
CyberSource Resource Exchange International 
Department of Workforce Services  Salt Lake County 
Ei Companies  Smart Rockstars 
ElitechGroup Sound Transit
Fidelity Investments  South Valley Journal 
Freelance State of Utah Department of Technology Services 
Giving Operations, Walmart SweetSense Inc. 
Goldman Sachs  TruHearing 
Green Garment Standard  Unified Police Department/HCA Healthcare
Health Catalyst  United States Airforce 
HNRY Logistics  United Way of Salt Lake
Illumina Inc. University of Utah 
Ivanti University of Utah Health 
Kai Social Media/University Growth Fund  Utah Pathology Services, Inc. 
Kelly Services  Utah SITLA 
Leisure Lane  Vivint Smart Home
LendingClub Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner 
Letter for Change Weber State University 
Lizard Skins  Wells Fargo
Lucid World Trade Center, Utah 
Macote Entrepeneur Center  Young Living Essential Oils
Moran Eye Center  ZNET Thermal and Technologies 

Alumni Job Titles

Account Executive  Head of Operations
Account Executive, EDU Hiring Consultant
Sales Operations and ERP Administrator International Admissions
Assistant Director International Business Manager
Assistant Director Resource Exchange International Program Coordinator 
Assistant to the Director  Logistics Solutions Manager
Associate - Security Division Operations Manager, Administration
Business Development Analyst Monitoring Rule Development Team, Financial Intelligence Unit
Business Owner  Operations and Board Support Officer 
Business Systems Consultant  Political Consultant/Ministry Managers
C-21 Aircraft Commander  President 
CEO/Co-Founder Principal Financial Analyst 
Chief Financial Officer Product Manager Intern
Consultant Program Manager
Crime Analyst  PR, Media Relations, & Content Marketing Specialist
Database Analyst Quality analyst 
Database Manager & Administrative Assistant Researching and Writing Attorney 
Department Director, Administrative Services Senior Account Executive 
Detective/Security Officer Senior Business Development Manager
Director  Senior Business Intelligence Analyst Manager 
Director of Grants and Operations Senior Database Resource Specialist 
Director of PR and Marketing Senior IT Project Manager
EDI Analyst  Senior Program Manager
Executive Director  Senior Regional Consultant 
Founder Senior Transit Safety Integration Specialist 
Founder, Professional Speaker Sr. Product Marketing Manager and Writer 
Freelance Journalist (Seattle/Yemen) Technology Category Manager 
Global Product Marketing and Brand Manager Senior Stock Plan Executive Services Specialist
Global Trade Compliance Specialist  Vice President/Venture Capital Intern
Grant Management Associate  Writer/Reporter


Additional Resources

Last Updated: 4/1/21