Political Science

Mississippi College

625 USD/credit
625 USD/credit
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If you have a Bachelor’s degree in politics, history, political science or journalism and want to continue your education and further your career, consider earning your Master of Social Science in Political Science.


By earning a Master of Social Science in Political Science through the department of history and political science, the student will become better acquainted with the history and progress of civilization, with the efforts of others to recreate humankind's past and with the principles and political philosophies of government. Their dedicated faculty uses their passion to develop the capacity for honest, critical inquiry in their students and to inspire the courage to put them into practice in the real world.

Programme Structure

Graduate-level political science courses in Mississippi College’s Department of History and Political Science include political theory, comparative politics, international relations and foreign policy.

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All general requirements for admission to the Graduate School of Mississippi College must be met.
  • Must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester hours of undergraduate work in the social sciences (economics, history, administration of justice, and political science), of which 15 semester hours are in one field.
  • GRE Requirement: A verbal score beginning in the range of 146-150 or greater (equivalent to 400-450) and a quantitative score beginning in the range of 140-141or greater (equivalent to 400-450), or a score within these ranges on either section and a score of 2.5 on the writing assessment of the GRE, General Record Examination, is required.

Tuition Fee

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    625 USD/credit
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  • National

    625 USD/credit
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