Prepare for a career in politics
The M.A. in Political Science is for students intending to pursue careers in politics at all levels of government and in nongovernmental organizations. The M.A. program is designed to equip students with the analytical skills and substantive knowledge necessary for engaging in applied politics, public affairs, and public policy study.
Curriculum and Courses
- 601 Foundations of Political Analysis
- 603 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
- 604 Public Policy Research Concentration: American Political System/Political Theory, Comparative Political Systems/International Relations, Public Administration and Policy Analysis
Undergraduate students may also wish to enroll in the combined BA/MA program in Political Science which allows students to pursue a master degree in an accelerated manner while pursuing their bachelor’s degree.Learn More
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