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Master of Arts in Political Science

Master of Arts in Political Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
The Department of Political Science offers a graduate program of studies leading to the master of arts (MA) degree. The program is designed to prepare students for teaching, research, and government or other public service, and to enable them to understand and participate in public affairs. Members of the faculty offer advanced courses and seminars across the major fields of political science. Graduate student participation in joint faculty-student research and interdepartmental research projects is common on a wide range of topics. The master’s degree program prepares students for professional careers in teaching and research. Two years is the typical period for completing the program. Careers: Political science graduates may also continue on to graduate education, especially in the fields of law, international studies, business administration, or advanced studies in political science.