Political Science, M.A. | University of Wyoming | Laramie, United States
12 months
930 USD/credit 27900 USD/year
930 USD/credit 27900 USD/year
311 USD/credit 9330 USD/year
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The M.A. in Political Science from University of Wyoming  provides our graduates with theories, methods, and practical understanding necessary to succeed in careers in policy and intelligence analysis, administration in local and international governmental or non-governmental organizations, political consulting, marketing and campaigning.


Masters students in Political Science from University of Wyoming  will earn most of their credits in courses sharing a common theme, such as a subfield of the discipline (American Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, Public Law or Methodology), a world region, a particular policy issue area or a phase of political development.

The requirements of the degree include a set of four core classes and an additional minimum number of remaining hours that may focus in the student's area(s) of interest and should help to contribute to the basis of the thesis project. 

The department offers a variety coursework in several sub-fields that may be found here, and students may also choose to take courses in related fields as well.

Goals and Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire a specialized knowledge and understanding of politics, government, and/or public policy through a coherent program of study.
  • Acquire a knowledge of theories and methodology necessary to evaluate conflicting arguments.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Public Administration
  • Political Geography
  • Environmental Politics
  • American Intergovernmental Relations
  • Organizational Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission is open to all students holding a bachelor's degree in any major.
  • Submit Application and pay the $50.00 Application Fee.
  • Upload all official transcripts (undergraduate and post-graduate); if you are a UW graduate, this requirement is waived. 
  • Upload a one-page personal statement describing your objectives in seeking the degree.
  • upload a writing sample of at least 10 pages, such as a paper prepared for an undergraduate course.
  • Submit contact information for individuals knowledgeable about your preparation and qualifications for graduate education. E-mail addresses of your recommenders will be requested during your online application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 311 USD per credit during 12 months.


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