Political Science, M.A. | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
12 months
26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Political Science program of the Northern Arizona University can prepare you for a career in a diverse range of job opportunities. Here, you can advance your knowledge about how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. We offer a highly diverse and collaborative approach to graduate study in political science.


During the Political Science program of the Northern Arizona University you will work closely with faculty to formulate a specialized plan to pursue your personal interests. Whether it's American politics, public administration, public policy, comparative politics, or political theory, you can tailor your academic work to help you meet your career goals. You'll be in good company, with many fellow students and faculty members pursuing in-depth study in the field.

This degree builds a strong foundation in the advanced knowledge of the political world, and enables students to be able to use key concepts and analytical approaches from Public Policy, American Politics, Public Administration, Comparative Politics and International relations.


With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Diplomat
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Policy analys

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design
  • Political Theory
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Transcripts.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a closely related discipline
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above or  6 units of subsequent coursework at the graduate level with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample
  • Personal statement or essay
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    26994 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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