12 months
17553 USD/year
17553 USD/year
8026 USD/year
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Political Science from Texas A&M University reflects the acquisition of essential analytical skills and mastery of the extant literature in a particular field of political science research.


Political Science from Texas A&M University introduces students to American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Public Administration/Public Policy or some combination thereof.  


All of our MA recipients are well-prepared to begin careers in analytical and management consulting, data science, and public service among others. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Components of Political Inquiry
  • Quantitative Political Analysis 
  • Conceptualization and Theory in Political Analysis
  • Advanced Research Methods for Political Scientists 
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Theory and Method in Comparative Politics
  • Seminar in Cross-National Topics
  • Seminar in Regional Studies
  • Seminar in Comparative Race and Ethnic Politics
  • International Politics
  • Conflict Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Texas A&M graduate application form;
  • A completed Political Science Department application form;
  • Official transcripts of previous academic work (must be submitted to the Admissions office);
  • Official results of the GRE, GMAT and, if applicable, TOEFL examinations 
  • Three letters of recommendation that address academic potential;
  • Statement of academic purpose and interest;
  • A sample of written academic work (no more than 50 pages).
  • International students are required to demonstrate ability in English by scoring at least 600 on the TOEFL examination. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17553 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17553 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17553 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17553 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8026 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for College Station

964 - 1485 USD /month
Living costs

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


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