The department offers several dual degrees and accelerated degrees. The Political Science Department offers: an accelerated 5-year bachelor's and master's degree program in political science; a dual 4-year master of arts-juris doctor (M.A.-J.D.) program in political science in conjunction with the Law School; and dual degree programs in conjunction with the communication and the business administration graduate programs. Furthermore, Law School graduates can pursue an accelerated master of arts degree through awards of transfer credit for work completed as part of the juris doctor degree.
These courses include:
- The Logic of Social Inquirry
-Environmental Politics and Policy
-Politics of the Internet
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
The deadlines for financial aid consideration are Feb. 15 for the following fall term and Nov. 15 for the following spring term
DisciplinesPolitical Science View 245 other Masters in Political Science in United States
- A completed application form and fee online.
- Copies of all college/university transcripts except Marquette.*
- Two letters of recommendation. A third recommendation letter is encouraged.
- GRE scores (General Test only). Not required for accelerated B.A.-M.A. degree program applicants; M.A.-J.D. applicants may substitute LSAT scores for GRE scores; M.A.-M.B.A. applicants may substitute GMAT scores for GRE scores.
- A statement of purpose.
- (For international applicants only) an overall minimum TOEFL score of 100 or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.
International1130 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1130 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition per credit hour
We begin considering applications for financial aid each February 15. Initial offers may be made in about a month. In most years, a smaller number of additional offers are made at later dates.
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