The Master of Arts degree in Political Science offers students the opportunity to develop and expand their understanding of political theories, methodologies, and substantive political affairs. The program prepares students for possible careers in city, state and federal government, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, public opinion polling, campaign management, community college teaching and other related occupations. The program also provides excellent preparation for law school and doctoral studies. Students may specialize in American Government, International Politics, or Political Theory and Public Law.
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- Political Communications and Behavior
- International Politics
- Political Philosophy
- Topics in American Politics
- Latino/a Politics
- Gender and Elections
- American Government and Politics
- American Political Development
- Topics in Political Theory
- Seminar in American Political Thought
- Political Creativity
- Contemporary Political Theory and Social Policy
- Topics in Comparative and International Politics
- European Politics
- Mexican Politics
- Seminar in Political Psychology
- Electoral Behavior
- Lobbying and Government Relations
- Law and Courts
- Seminar in Jurisprudence
- American Foreign Policy
- Comparative Political Systems
- International Organizations
- Political Actors and Systems in Latin America
- Foreign Policy Analysis
- International Security
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
DisciplinesPolitical Science View 245 other Masters in Political Science in United States
- completed application
- application fee
- grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 hours of coursework
- official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended including community colleges
- a statement of purpose (roughly 500 words or two typed pages) indicating your interests and goals in studying political science
- three letters of recommendation from references who can speak to your qualifications for the graduate program (at least two of these must be from a college or university professor who can discuss and evaluate specifically your academic qualifications and potential for graduate-level study).
International25078 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National25078 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State8246 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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