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MA in Political Science

MA in Political Science

Boston University

Charles River Campus, Boston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    110
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
The department does not have a regular MA program and does not accept applications for that degree. Most students interested in the study of political science at the graduate level are admitted to the PhD program. We will award an MA to a PhD student who requests it and has completed all the requirements for the PhD except the dissertation. Eight courses (32 credits) are required for this degree, with a grade of B– or better. Course requirements are as follows: Two field seminars from the following courses: GRS PO 711 Approaches to the Study of American Politics GRS PO 741 Public Policy Analysis GRS PO 751 Approaches to the Study of Comparative Politics GRS PO 771 Approaches to the Study of International Relations GRS PO 791 Approaches to the Study of Political Theory Two research methods courses chosen from the following: CAS PO 502 Political Analysis: A Primer GRS PO 840 Political Analysis GRS PO 841 Quantitative Research Methods GRS PO 843 Techniques in Political Analysis: Maximum Likelihood Estimation Four additional political science courses at the 500 level or above

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