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Political Science

Idaho State University

12 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
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Political Science from Idaho State University emphasizes general preparation in political science and research.


Political Science from Idaho State University is designed to prepare students for future graduate study in political science by helping them develop knowledge and skill in political science and research methodology.

Graduates with Political Science from Idaho State University will:

  • master literature-based knowledge in two areas of political science.
  • develop an understanding of political science research methodology and the role of research in academia.
  • further their graduate careers by pursuing a doctorate in political science.
  • find professional employment in education, public service, and business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Democratic Political Thought
  • Women and Politics
  • Comparative Politics Change and Political Order
  • Terrorism and Political Violence
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights and Liberties
  • Law and Society
  • Jurisprudence
  • Public Organizational Theory
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Workplace Issues
  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Labor Organization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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National students deadlines are for priority application forms.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in upper-division undergraduate study and submit official GRE scores. 
  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee
  • Three letters of recommendation and a statement of his/her personal goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 12 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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