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To earn a Master of Arts, students typically need to complete a bachelor’s program and then fulfill an additional two or three years of study. These programs vary in length, depending on the field of interest. What is an MA in Government? This type of program will likely focus on practical government matters, though the exact coursework changes from one program to the next. Many students lea… Read more

To earn a Master of Arts, students typically need to complete a bachelor’s program and then fulfill an additional two or three years of study. These programs vary in length, depending on the field of interest.

What is an MA in Government? This type of program will likely focus on practical government matters, though the exact coursework changes from one program to the next. Many students learn about policy development, international relations and political theory. Depending on the university, students may be able to study a particular form of government or leadership in a specific region. Classes often feature topics such as language studies, economics and constitutional analysis, and many programs include internships and other practical exercises.

Students who finish a Master of Arts in Government can gain several important skills, such as analytical thinking, historical comprehension and an understanding of public policy development. These skills are useful when it comes to making sense of matters affecting everday people.

Those interested in the cost of an MA program should contact a school directly. Master of Arts prices vary between schools, so contacting an admissions office is the best way to get more details.

Students with an MA in Government are typically ready to enter the workforce, assuming they don’t wish to continue studying and earn a higher degree. Available jobs might include entry-level positions within various branches of government, as well as administrative positions in local offices. A Master of Arts also opens up many instructor opportunities, teaching government philosophies to students of all ages. This degree may also qualify individuals to become writers and journalists for any number of publications, writing opinion pieces or research papers.

A Masters of Arts in Government can be earned at virtually any university, and online classes are often available. To get more information, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Government gives students the tools to examine governmental and social institutions in our society, explore areas of reform, and most importantly, bring ... +

The Master of Arts in Government gives students the tools to examine governmental and social institutions in our society, explore areas of reform, and most importantly, bring about change. The program combines the theory and practice of government, politics, and policy-making. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

Combining theoretical insight with practical application, the Georgetown Master of Arts Program in American Government offers its students a rich, stimulating environment in w ... +

Combining theoretical insight with practical application, the Georgetown Master of Arts Program in American Government offers its students a rich, stimulating environment in which to understand the nature of American politics, to see it in action and to participate in the political and/or governmental system. This accelerated, 12-month program draws on its setting in the nation’s capital and the strengths of Georgetown University’s Department of Government. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Democracy and Governance Program seeks to understand the foundations of democratic and responsive government, how policymakers can create and implement policies to achieve ... +

The Democracy and Governance Program seeks to understand the foundations of democratic and responsive government, how policymakers can create and implement policies to achieve these objectives and prepares students for careers in democracy assistance, governance reform, politics, and international affairs. Situated in the heart of Washington D.C., this program is the most comprehensive and unique of its kind in the United States. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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