Political Science, M.A. | Online | Sam Houston State University | United States
12 months
Duration
728 USD/credit 21840 USD/year
728 USD/credit 21840 USD/year
320 USD/credit 9600 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Political Science at Sam Houston State University is designed for both recent college graduates and individuals seeking to advance their professional or academic careers.

Overview

Key facts

The Political Science program at Sam Houston State University serves students preparing for doctoral studies or law school, high school teachers seeking to improve their professional credentials, individuals wanting to teach in the community colleges, and individuals preparing for careers or advancement in nonprofit organizations (international and domestic) and the public sector.

Learning outcomes

The program offers two degree plans: a thesis option (30 hours of coursework and a written thesis) and a non-thesis option (36 hours of coursework and written comprehensive exams).

Accreditation

The Specialists degree in School Psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to ensure high quality school psychology training and services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Seminar in Political Theory
  • The Scope and Methods of Political Science
  • Thesis 
  • Seminar in Political Theory
  • The Scope and Methods of Political Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

30-36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Studies Application: The Graduate Studies Application is an institutional application required by SHSU. Students must provide biographical and educational information and information relevant to determining State of Texas residency.
  • Application fee: An application fee is required for all applications to graduate programs at SHSU.
  • Transcripts documenting all prior degrees.*
  • Statement of Intent: Applicants should submit a written statement that specifically addresses at least the following three elements: a) why they are applying to the program; b) how their experience (academic, work, etc.) has prepared them to enter the program; and c) what they plan to do – professionally – with the degree.
  • Names and contact information for at least two individuals who can speak to applicant’s academic and professional potential.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 728 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 728 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 320 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Political Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

226 countries / Need-based
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Various benefits
Grant
31 Oct 2022
Deadline

Leopold Figl Foundation
United States / Need-based
Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship (Spring 2023)
2000 USD
Grant
17 May 2023
Deadline

Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys
United States / Need-based
Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship
2000 USD
Grant
20 Nov 2023
Deadline

Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys
United States
STEAM Scholarship
10000 USD
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

For a Bright Future Foundation
6 countries / Need-based
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
29 Mar 2022
Deadline

Japan Gov’t/World Bank
226 countries / Merit-based
Finduddannelse Sustainability Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
22 Sep 2022
Deadline

Finduddannelse
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
United States
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1000 USD
Grant
14 Mar 2023
Deadline

Diasporans 
United States / Merit-based
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5000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

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1000 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

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United States
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1000 USD
Grant
29 May 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund
5000 USD
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
10000 USD
Grant
27 Mar 2022
Deadline

Obama Foundation
United States
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1000 USD
Grant
24 Aug 2023
Deadline

Cassandra Toroian
2 countries
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500 GBP
Grant
30 Aug 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
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1500 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Society of Women Engineers
226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
2 countries
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)
12500 USD
Grant
15 Mar 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
OAS – The New School
4000 USD
Grant
04 Jan 2023
Deadline

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
United States
Aurora Indigenous Education Scholarship
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

American Australian Association (AAA)
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
2 countries
Nora's Nursery Scholarship Program
1000 USD
Grant
28 Jun 2023
Deadline

Nora's Nursery
United States
The Tall Clubs International Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Get-Scholarship
United States
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500 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

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1000 USD
Grant
19 Jun 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
1250 USD
Grant
14 Oct 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
Hugues Joublin Grant
1000 USD
Grant
14 Jun 2023
Deadline

Hugues Joublin
United States / Merit-based
The AW Bridal Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

AW Bridal
United States
Marshall Scholarships
38000 GBP
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

The Association of Commonwealth Universities
225 countries / Merit-based
Higher Education Scholarship Test for Indian students
100000 INR
Grant
30 Oct 2022
Deadline

Ministry of Information & Technology (IT)
19 countries
Women in STEM StudySoup Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
14 Jan 2024
Deadline

StudySoup
United States
Students with Disabilities Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
03 Aug 2023
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United States
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5000 USD
Grant
30 Jan 2024
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19 countries
Future Innovator Scholarship
500 USD
Grant
03 Dec 2023
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United States
Betty Lou Bailey SWE Region F Scholarship
2000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

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2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

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2 countries / Merit-based
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
40000 AUD
Grant
30 Sep 2023
Deadline

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United States / Need-based
Google Scholarships in USA
Various benefits
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Google
United States / Merit-based
Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
31 Dec 2022
Deadline

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United States / Need-based
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1000 USD
Grant
08 Jun 2023
Deadline

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United States / Need-based
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
1000 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

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United States / Need-based
Overcoming Disability Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
12 Apr 2023
Deadline

The Law Offices of Coats & Todd
United States / Merit-based
Workpuls Scholarship
2500 USD
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

Insightful
United States
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
2000 USD
Grant
02 Apr 2023
Deadline

SETC
United States / Merit-based
Zolve Global Scholarship
5000 USD
Grant
14 Jun 2023
Deadline

Zolve
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Justin Magnuson Justice Reform Foundation Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
09 Sep 2023
Deadline

Justin Magnuson Justice Reform Foundation
7 countries / Merit-based
GyanDhan Scholarship
100000 INR
Grant
30 Aug 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
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1250 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

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18 countries / Merit-based
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Various benefits
Grant
31 Mar 2022
Deadline

Aga Khan Foundation
United States
Knight Hennessy Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
12 Oct 2022
Deadline

Knight Hennessy Scholarship
30 countries
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
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226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

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226 countries
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3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

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United States / Need-based
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1500 USD
Grant
09 Oct 2023
Deadline

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United States
Sage IT Scholarship
1000 CAD
Grant
14 Apr 2023
Deadline

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United States / Merit-based
The Lowther | Walker Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Jun 2023
Deadline

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United States
Support Creativity Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Apr 2023
Deadline

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1500 USD
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30 Apr 2024
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500 USD
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30 Aug 2023
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Various benefits
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30 Dec 2023
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Worldwide
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10000 SEK
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31 May 2023
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1500 USD
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14 May 2023
Deadline

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Worldwide
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1000 USD
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29 Jun 2023
Deadline

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Worldwide
IMSOGLO Consortium Scholarship
2000 EUR
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

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Worldwide
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1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

IELTS from 6 to 9
Worldwide
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3000 USD
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Not specified
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Worldwide
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8000 EUR
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Not specified
Deadline

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Worldwide
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Various benefits
Grant
09 Aug 2023
Deadline

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Worldwide / Merit-based
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965 USD
Grant
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Deadline

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