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MA Programs in Political Science in North America 2021

Political science programs teach students the basic elements of the government and the various factions and processes that control it. Topics such as comparative government, international relations, and conflict resolution may also be covered.

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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
 
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations
South Orange, USA

At the School of Diplomacy, students evolve from consumers of information to producers of knowledge — immediately ready to contribute to a variety of fields. Our customizable ... +

At the School of Diplomacy, students evolve from consumers of information to producers of knowledge — immediately ready to contribute to a variety of fields. Our customizable academic program builds essential skills and helps students cultivate a deep understanding of who they are and how they can have a positive impact on the complex, interdependent world they've inherited. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in ... +

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in the community. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort le ... +

The Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major in the Master of Arts (MA) program is interdisciplinary within the humanities and social sciences and is based on a cohort learning model that fosters an environment of interdisciplinary engagement and exchange, research, peer mentoring, collaboration among a small group of students, within a team-based learning experience. The overall academic aims of the major are to emphasize social, cultural, and political thought and to install the intellectual and practical tools to work successfully with community partners and agencies to facilitate social change. Students graduating from the Cultural, Social, and Political Thought major will demonstrate a range of professional skills (e.g., peer review, public presentations, critical thinking) and research competencies. Graduates are capable of producing novel, relevant, and rigorous research that makes significant contributions to interdisciplinary knowledge. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
24 - 48 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington, USA

How to respond to our most pressing 21st-century international security issues is at the heart of this policy-focused master’s program. You will explore challenges and ways to ... +

How to respond to our most pressing 21st-century international security issues is at the heart of this policy-focused master’s program. You will explore challenges and ways to address threats from terrorism and criminal networks, weapons proliferation, cyber threats, climate change, health pandemics, and more as you develop specialized knowledge to help you advance in your career. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

In the Master of Arts in Political Science program, students develop a foundation of academic study in their field of interest. MA students take courses alongside doctoral stu ... +

In the Master of Arts in Political Science program, students develop a foundation of academic study in their field of interest. MA students take courses alongside doctoral students and are exposed to the same material, with courses as varied as Japanese Politics, Race and Crime, U.S. Space Policy, and Constitutional Law. In addition to coursework, students participate in scholarly debates in their chosen field and hone statistical research techniques. Many go on to careers as political campaign strategists, professors, leaders in government and business and expert contributors at top media outlets. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Navigate the systems of government and politics. Before you take the next step in your career, build your understanding of critical social issues.

Navigate the systems of government and politics. Before you take the next step in your career, build your understanding of critical social issues. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service
Washington, USA

Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP) aims to produce a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars fully knowledgeable about the range of international and nati ... +

Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP) aims to produce a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars fully knowledgeable about the range of international and national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st century. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2022
01 Oct 2021
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA in International Human Rights provides students with the opportunity to explore issues of human dignity while critically examining the norms, processes, and institution ... +

The MA in International Human Rights provides students with the opportunity to explore issues of human dignity while critically examining the norms, processes, and institutions designed to promote and protect human rights in our globalizing world. The program is unique among its peers for its interdisciplinary nature, linking human rights to development, health, security and humanitarian assistance, and for its emphasis on theory and practice. For breadth, the core curriculum offers courses in human rights theory, history, law, foreign policy and economic development. Courses with thematic perspectives link human rights to security, economic development, administration, gender and other issues. -
MA
English
Campus
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation ... +

The Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution encompasses theoretical practices from Conflict Resolution and International Relations and practices including negotiation, mediation, and creative peace-building to address conflict, whether it be personal, group, or international. The field, originating from theorists such as Galtung, Lederach, and Gandhi, seeks to transform the way conflict is studied and find creative mechanisms for positive change. The program emphasizes Georgetown University's dedication to diverse and inclusive study, practical training, and application. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
New York, USA

Prepare for a career as an educator working internationally. In this interdisciplinary master of arts program, you will learn how to design, implement, manage, and evaluate in ... +

Prepare for a career as an educator working internationally. In this interdisciplinary master of arts program, you will learn how to design, implement, manage, and evaluate international education programs in a broad range of settings. You will also gain hands-on experience in an internship placement, either in the US or abroad. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
San Diego, USA

The Kroc School offers a 21-month Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ; full-time and part-time) for individuals who want to create positive change and address today’s mo ... +

The Kroc School offers a 21-month Master of Arts in Peace and Justice (MAPJ; full-time and part-time) for individuals who want to create positive change and address today’s most urgent challenges. Application deadline is January 19. -
MA MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Sep 2022
19 Jan 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, USA

The University of Texas at Dallas Political Science Masters Program offers advanced instruction in the social science literature and theories about politics, citizenship, gove ... +

The University of Texas at Dallas Political Science Masters Program offers advanced instruction in the social science literature and theories about politics, citizenship, governance, and data analysis. Political Science degrees prepare students for public service and government and non-profit organizations and agencies, as well as positions in academe, business, or legislative politics. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
01 May 2021
Campus
 
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, USA

Our Master of Arts in Politics and Policy combines coursework, professional development, and independent research to build skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis; gra ... +

Our Master of Arts in Politics and Policy combines coursework, professional development, and independent research to build skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis; grant writing; and analysis of complex policy environments. We prepare students to address normative political questions; apply advanced statistical methods to policy analysis, and network in political and non-profit sectors. -
MA
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as ... +

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as neither good nor bad, but as a necessary element of all relationships. Conflict exists everywhere and opportunities exist to work with it, change it, and utilize it. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
31 Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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