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Political Science

Louisiana State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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About

Louisiana State University offers the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science.

Overview

Louisiana State University offers the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science, focused on:

  • American politics
  • comparative politics
  • international relations
  • political theory
  • political methodology
With 28 faculty members, our graduate program is small, but this permits close interaction between students and faculty. Our department has a university-wide reputation for excellence in instruction, and several members of our faculty have won university- or college-wide teaching awards in recent years. Moreover, Many of us have worked closely with graduate students in mentorship relationships, and a number of our graduate students have co-authored articles that have been published in leading scholarly journals. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Professional Development
  •  Decision Models for Public Administration
  •  Special Topics in American Politics 
  • State and Local Government Administration
  •  State Politics and Policy Making
  • Public Budgeting 
  • Executive Politics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally, admission into our graduate program can be granted to students who have    

  • completed the B.A. or M.A. in political science with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate or graduate course work, 
  • a score on the verbal section of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) in the 55th percentile or above, 
  • a score on the quanitative section of the GRE in the 45th percentile or above, 
  • strong letters of recommendation from professors familiar with their work. Without exception, all applicants are required to take the GRE. A personal statement is also required. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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