MASTERSTUDIES

3 Master of Science Programs in Government

Colleges and universities award a Master of Science (or MSc) to graduate students who complete one or two years of intensive study on a specific subject. The coursework usually involves lecture-based instruction, extensive research and the completion of a thesis paper.

What is an MSc in Government? The program generally prepares students to fulfill leadership roles within the government. This program often delves into the inner workings of contemporary government on the national, state, local, regional and global levels. The courses may cover policy processes, democratic politics, and political science research methods. The coursework may also explore rulemaking, executive and legislative oversight, and constitutional law. Many programs require extensive writing and research for reports and papers on given topics. Although the focus is on governmental institutions, participants can gain knowledge that is transferrable to private institutions and other non-government organizations.

Graduates with a Master of Science in Government usually develop skills in policy and data analysis, which is beneficial for occupations requiring the analysis of policy, procedures and outcomes. Also, the presentation and communication skills they learn can help them progress in their personal life.

Graduate program expenses vary. Prospective students should research school tuition and fees before starting the admissions process.

Graduates of an MSc in Government are often prepared to pursue careers in various levels of government. With this degree, an individual can enter electoral politics. If becoming an elected official is not a career goal, there are many other diverse employment opportunities. Individuals may find work as speech writers, policy consultants or lobbyists. Additionally, there is a growing demand for public relations specialists and historians. In some cases, graduates land jobs in the private sector where their analytical and communications skills are very useful.

An MSc in Government can be obtained by taking online classes. 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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MSc State, Society and Development

SOAS University of London
MSc
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English
Campus

This MSc programme seeks to explain state-society relations and development in Asia, Africa and (where appropriate) Latin America through the sub-disciplines of comparative po ...

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Master of Science in Governance (MSG)

International Leadership University - ILU
MSc
Jan 2021
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2 years
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The program places emphasis on principles of good governance as well as processes of transformational leadership, producing leaders who promote the common good.

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MSc in Economics and Management of Government and International Organizations

University Bocconi
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

Government at any level, from local to global, is essential for the development of society. It is among the most complex current professional settings, owing to the variety of ...

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