Graduate Studies in Political Science
We offer a master of arts (MA) degree in political science with an emphasis on building academic and practical skills in key areas of the discipline.
Research and teaching in the department center on the major fields of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and public policy.
We also offer more specialized training in:
A Program Tailored to Your Needs
Our program gives you the option of completing the traditional track or an alternative track centered on the study on politics, public policy and leadership.
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Our graduate student alumni have gone on to PhD programs across the country and work in a variety of positions including state and local elected offices, government service, directors of community-based organizations and non-governmental organizations, legislative analysts, UN affiliates, lobbyists, teachers, media analysts and political consultants.