Political Science, M.A.
The MA in Political Science requires 30 semester hours and is for persons who wish to teach in community colleges and secondary schools or continue graduate study in a doctoral program or a professional school.
Course offerings and the thesis focus on public administration and policy.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must submit a personal statement.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 30 credit hours
|Politics of Public Policy *|
|Quantitative Analysis and Program Evaluation *|
Select 24 hours from departmental offferings. Up to 6 hours may be taken as independent study courses.
Must be taken in the first 18 hours.
See Director of Graduate Study for details.
Comprehensive Examination (Capstone Experience)
A written comprehensive examination is required when 18 hours of course work have been completed.