Students can normally expect to complete the program in one-and-a-half to two years. The graduate program in political science is designed to prepare graduate students for doctoral studies, teaching positions at secondary schools and community colleges, or employment by government agencies, research centers, or private industry.
The graduate program in political science is designed to prepare graduate students for doctoral studies, teaching positions at secondary schools and community colleges, or employment by government agencies, research centers, or private industry. Our graduates have gone on to executive positions in national, state, and local governments and to doctoral programs at top schools throughout the country.
- Proseminar in American Politics
- Proseminar in International Relations
- Proseminar in Comparative Politics
- Proseminar in Political Theory
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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DisciplinesPolitical Science View 245 other Masters in Political Science in United States
- Bachelor’s Degree – You must hold a four-year baccalaureate from a regionally accredited institution or an approved equivalent.
- Grade Point Average – You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for the bachelor’s degree or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).
- Additional Factors – Factors that may also be considered by the academic department to which you are applying include test scores (like the GRE or GMAT).
- Transcripts – All applicants are required to submit a transcript from each postsecondary institution attended, showing all degrees and coursework, the dates awarded, and grades received.
International14472 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7236 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National8904 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4452 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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