Working in partnership, students and faculty in Political Science program from Jackson State University enter the public square and observe, debate, and analyze the appropriate and effective uses of power in a democratic society and in the larger global community. Our urban location in the capital city allows us to utilize a rich laboratory for applied research, as well as, observation of and participation in politics.
In the M.A. Political Science program at Jackson State University students will:
- Examine and critique the operation of government institutions and political participation.
- Learn to use the varied primary texts, tools, technologies, and methods of the political scientists.
- Increase understanding of divergent views and unpopular beliefs, gaining competence in constructive criticism of political and social problems.
- Improve their ability to organize ideas and present them orally and in writing.
- Participate in taking practical action towards achieving their political ideals; and by doing so.
- Develop their own personal political philosophy.
- Political Science
- American Government
- State and Local Government
- Political Statistics
- Comparative Politics
- Legal Research and Writing
- Blacks and the American Political System
- Political Philosophy
- Civil Rights and Liberties
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
- Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by using a credit/debit card at the time of application. Application payments are processed as part of the application.
- A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score
International6520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
National6520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State5520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Jackson
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