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Political Science

Clark Atlanta University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
23082 USD/year
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About

In harmony with university goals, the Department of Political Science is committed to the provision of high quality, innovative education in political science at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department intertwines rigorous academic study, community involvement, and a progressive global vision.

Overview

The department currently comprises of approximately 300 undergraduate and 96 graduate students and is one of two such departments in an Historically Black College or Universitiy offering the doctorate degree in political science. Central to its mission, the department continues to play a leading role in producing graduates holding B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science. Our graduates teach and work all around the world.

The programme

The political science curriculum places directed emphasis on the political experience of African Americans in the United States, as well as black communities around the world. While simultaneously seeking to develop a universal understanding of political behavior. The contradictions of the U.S. political and economic systems are critically analyzed, and careful attention is paid to alternative arrangements that portend to produce desirable societal change for members of social systems that have been historic victims of oppression.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scope and Method of Political Inquiry
  • Blacks and the American Political System
  • Government and Politics of Modern Africa

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

Before any action can be taken on an application, applicants must submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • Cashier’s check or money order (made payable to Clark Atlanta University) in the amount of $40. The application fee for an international applicant is $55 U.S. dollars. The application fee will not be waived and is non-refundable.
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from the institution’s Office of the Registrar. A transcript which has been “issued to the student” will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23082 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23082 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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