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History and Political Thought - Political Science Concentration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


See COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES for information on the combined BA/MA degree in History.

Programme Structure

  • Historiography  
  • Political and Historical Thought  
  • Advanced Methods of Social Research  
  • Directed Research in Political Science  
  • American Political Institutions  
  • American Political Behavior  
  • Mexican Politics and Government  
  • Constitutional Law  
  • The Judicial Process  
  • Seminar in Political Philosophy  
  • Comparative Politics  
  • Topics in Area Studies  
  • Ethnic Politics  
  • American Foreign Policy  
  • Seminar in International Politics  
  • Topics in International Politics  
  • Advanced Seminar in Latin American Politics  
  • Political Science Internship

                                  Detailed Programme Facts

                                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                                  • Languages
                                    • English
                                  • Delivery mode
                                    On Campus

                                  English Language Requirements

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                                  Academic Requirements

                                  • Application for Graduate Admission.
                                  • Graduate Application Fee of $25.00.
                                  • Official college/university transcript(s) other than Texas A&M International University must be sent directly from each institution attended.
                                  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). 
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                                  • The College of Education requires the GRE from all applicants.

                                  Tuition Fee

                                  • International Applies to you

                                    498 USD/credit
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                                  • National Applies to you

                                    498 USD/credit
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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