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Political Science

East Stroudsburg University

12 months
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701 USD/credit
701 USD/credit
559 USD/credit
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About

The Political Science program of the East Stroudsburg University is distinctive in its approach to students. With the goal of engaging students one on one, faculty create a mentoring environment that develops strong student/faculty relationships.

Overview

What Distinguishes ESU's M.A. in Political Science?

A culture of open give and take encourages students to expand their intellectual horizons. In addition, the department fosters diversity and many international students call ESU home.

  • Are you a strategic thinker ready to take your undergraduate degree to the next level?
  • Do you want to become a leader and change agent in politics government, education or international relations?
  • Are you seeking a doctoral degree in political science?

The Political Science program of the East Stroudsburg University is the next step to senior leadership positions in these and other areas.

Our program also offers exceptional internship opportunities to help you achieve your leadership goals:

  • The Washington Center – Semester or summer long integrated academic and work experience in government, corporate and nonprofit organizations. Each internship is tailored to provide meaningful work experiences that will enhance resumes and will help launch careers.
  • Pennsylvania House of representatives Legislative Office of Research Liaison Internship (LORL) – Field-learning experiences for the integration of students’ classroom theory and practice in the real world.
  • The Harrisburg Internship Semester – An opportunity to apply academic experiences and knowledge to the challenges of managing the business of government while earning a salary and receiving academic credit.

Career Opportunities

About half of our graduate students seek a PhD. in political science with the goal of teaching. Virtually all ESU master’s degree students who apply to doctoral programs are accepted.

Other graduates seek senior leadership positions in politics, the federal government, the Department of State, foreign affairs or law.

Other Careers Include

  • Political Campaign Director
  • Journalist
  • Professor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Analyst
  • Elected Official
  • Senior Administrator
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Issues Analyst
  • Urban Policy Planner
  • Public Affairs Research Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration: Theory, Scope and Methods
  • Seminar on Local Government
  • Administrative Law
  • Political Communications
  • Seminar in American Public Policy
  • Comparative Policy Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission for national students

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: Complete an on-line application
  • Transcript Evaluation: An official course-by-course transcript evaluation report will serve as the applicant's official transcript
  • TOEFL Scores: TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for all international students unless your undergraduate degree is from an English language institution
  • Goals Statement: the one-page letter should discuss, but not limited to, where your interest in the field stems from, how this degree will help you professionally, how your educational and professional experiences have prepared you to be successful in a graduate program, where you see the degree taking you within the next five years
  • Letters of Recommendation.
  • Resume/CV: educational and professional experiences and skills
  • GRE scores
  • Proof of Financial Support: Approved financial documentation that demonstrates you have access to approximately $28,700 (U.S.) from INCOME sources is mandatory before an I-20 form can be issued

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    701 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 701 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    701 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 701 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    559 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 559 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for East Stroudsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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