NC State University, based in Raleigh, North Carolina offers a fully funded Master’s in International Studies. The Master of International Studies (MIS) is a professional degree program that broadens your global knowledge. Develop your intercultural communication skills. Prepare for a successful career in international relations. The strength of the program is its diversity of faculty from various disciplines and small class size. The MIS program offers teaching assistantships. Each assistantship pays a stipend per semester, in addition to tuition and health benefits. In exchange, student recipients must work up to 20 hours per week. The number of assistantships varies annually.