Courses in Stanford University's program in Political Science major are designed to help students gain competency in the study of political science; to introduce students to a variety of research methodologies and analytical frameworks; and to develop students' written and oral communication skills. Students in the program have excellent preparation for further study in graduate or professional schools as well as careers in government, business, and not-for-profit organizations.
The Department of Political Science offers two types of advanced degrees:
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Master of Arts in Political Science which is open to current Stanford University doctoral or professional school (Schools of Law, Medicine, Business) students only.
The department does not have a terminal M.A. program for external applicants.
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- The Science of Politics
- International Organizations and the World Order
- The Rwandan Genocide
- Identity Politics 101
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Policy Political Science View 271 other Masters in Political Science in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
International36210 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.
National36210 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18105 USD per semester during 24 months.
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