Political Science

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The MA in Political Science at University of North Carolina Greensboro requires 30 semester hours and is for persons who wish to teach in community colleges and secondary schools or continue graduate study in a doctoral program or a professional school.


The Political Science program offered by University of North Carolina Greensboro is the study of the government, politics and policies of the United States and other nations; of levels of government, such as city and state, within those nations; and of relationships among nations. It studies the political behavior, attitudes, and ideas of groups and individuals.Course offerings and the thesis focus on public administration and policy.


  • provide a stimulating and challenging education enabling a diverse student body to develop public values and master essential knowledge, competencies, and skills within a supportive and cooperative community;
  • prepare pre-service students for leadership and professional positions in public service;
  • provide education to in-service students that will lead to their development and career advancement as leaders, professionals, and managers;
  • contribute to the fields of public policy, public administration, and nonprofit management through scholarly and applied research, publications, and professional service;
  • serve the greater Piedmont Triad area through community-engaged scholarship, interns, graduates, and outreach activities that enhance the performance of local government and nonprofit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics of Public Policy 
  • Quantitative Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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.
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).
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

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools.
  • Satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program: “B” (3.0 GPA) average or better.
  • Approval of the academic department in which the graduate student will major. (Assumes an undergraduate major appropriate to the proposed graduate study.)
  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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