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Political Science, Master

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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.

About

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    140

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    2.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

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

  • International

    625 USD/credit
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  • National

    625 USD/credit
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Living costs for Clinton

  • 920 - 1610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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