Political Science, M.A. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
12 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With an M.A. degree in Political Science from University of New Hampshire, you’ll gain the critical thinking skills necessary to analyze and evaluate the workings of government, politics and public policy in today’s world.


Focus on American, comparative or international politics, or tailor your program to meet your needs. Political Science faculty comprises a wide range of expertise including U.S. elections, environmental politics, international organizations, food and wine politics, democratization, social movements and identity politics.

University of New Hampshire’s internationally recognized faculty will work closely with you to tailor a curriculum that best suits your interests and professional needs. The faculty match their academic expertise with practical, applied experience, and we include our students in our research projects. You’ll have the opportunity to conduct your own research and present your findings at professional conferences. 

You’ll enjoy meeting the high-profile national and international guest speakers who regularly visit our campus. Thanks to New Hampshire’s unique role in presidential elections, you’ll have a front row seat to the primaries, with opportunities to meet candidates, campaigners and observers of the electoral process.

Career Areas 

  • Business/corporate analyst
  • Campaign operative
  • CIA analyst or agent
  • Congressional office/committee staffer
  • Foreign Service/State Department officer
  • Immigration officer
  • Journalist
  • Local government official
  • Public opinion analyst
  • Public policy analyst
  • Research analyst
  • Urban policy planner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political Science Pro-Seminar
  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Research
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: $65
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Test Scores: GRE Required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • All applicants are encouraged to contact programs directly to discuss program specific application questions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


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