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Political Science

University of Massachusetts Amherst

12 months
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20380 USD/year
20380 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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The Political Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers six fields of political inquiry: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Public Policy and Public Law.

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Overview

About the Program

The Political Science program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is available in special cases to students who can demonstrate that a terminal Master of Arts degree from University of Massachusetts is vital to the pursuit of their career. Students seeking training in political science as a vocation are encouraged to apply to the doctoral program.

Programme Structure

  • M.A. students are required to complete eight graduate-level courses with grades of "B" or better, seven of which must be taken in political science. At least one course must be taken in three of the fields within the department.
  • Students must register for six thesis credits before completion of their course work and present a thesis as described below.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Personal Statement of Interest
  • Writing Sample
  • Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency Scores for non-native English speakers

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10190 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4671 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

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