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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

Political science attempts to analyze and deconstruct government entities and the social structures that they influence. A strong component of the study involves understanding the political behavior of citizens and various philosophical and ethical issues.

Top MScs in Political Science in USA 2019

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19 Results in Political Science, USA

Suffolk University

The Suffolk Master of Science in Political Science leads the way in programs focused on professional politics and international relations. Classes take place just steps f ... [+]

The Suffolk Master of Science in Political Science leads the way in programs focused on professional politics and international relations. Classes take place just steps from the Massachusetts State House, national think tanks, and security agencies, so students get up close and personal with political processes and policymaking.

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USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The EUCLID online master in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization is unique for addressing terrorism from a radicalization and deradicalization perspective. ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID’s online master in terrorism studies and deradicalization is unique in that it is offered by an intergovernmental treaty-based organization with a university mandate. EUCLID has a specialized expertise in global affairs, including interfaith studies. EUCLID is a partner of several organizations that are relevant to this program, notably the World Mediation Organization (Berlin) and two affiliated institutions of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (IsDB, ICCIA). This new program addresses a tremendous global need for truly qualified professionals able to serve at all levels of government and civil society as experts in the field of what is generally referred to as Islamic radicalization leading to the clear and present threat of violent extremism or even terrorist actions. EUCLID’s approach to delivering the highest possible level of competency in terrorism studies as well as deradicalization solutions is both multilevel and multidisciplinary. Multilevel means that MTSD graduates will be able to function at various levels, global, national, local (city), communal and inter-personal. Multidisciplinary means that the program brings together knowledge from various areas of competence, including psychology, sociology, and religious studies. EUCLID is uniquely qualified in terms of educational philosophy because it does view this field of study from US-centric or Euro-centric perspectives. It frankly tackles the issue of Islamophobia as well as realism, ” laïcité” and cultural imperialism in order to form well-informed and balanced experts who may come from a variety of national and religious backgrounds.... [-]

USA Washington
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The EUCLID online master in mediation and conflict resolution is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dia ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID, an intergovernmental treaty-based institution, offers an online master in mediation and conflict resolution in partnership with WMO Berlin (World Mediation Organization). Its goal is to prepare practitioners and experts able to provide world-class and effective mediation services at all levels of conflict (interpersonal, communal, regional, national and international). Conflict is present and destructive at all levels of life and society. Our still-new century is rife with inter-personal conflicts which are expressed and originated on various accounts: ethnic, religious, psychological, economic, etc. Because conflict is so damaging to society, mediation and conflict resolution has become a very important skill, one that can be applied to serve many organizations and government bodies. These are some of the critical topics covered in EUCLID's unique online Master in Mediation and Conflict Resolution - unique because offered by an international intergovernmental organization committed to facilitating dialogue and conflict resolution, as well as unique for being delivered completely is distance / online format. The EUCLID MMCR is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dialogue) and practical skills (negotiation), the purpose is to offer a comprehensive coverage of this broad topic.... [-]

USA Washington
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents, coun ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID, an international intergovernmental institution with a university mandate, offers to select students from the general public it is flagship program which is an online master of diplomacy and international affairs (MDIA). It is the only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents (photo below graduation of PM Guyana to UN diplomat, in the sideline of UNA-NY event with Ambassador J. Avila and USG R. ven Puyenbroeck). The EUCLID MDIA is an advanced program delivered by a treaty-based and treaty-practicing institution, and as stated by the United Nations in a rare instance of explicit confirmation, "the UN Secretariat recognize Euclide- Pole Universitaire Euclide and the other four UN institutions ... as being accredited" and therefore unable to pursue UN careers.... [-]

USA Washington
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

Two specialized MSc programs offered online by an intergovernmental university with a recognized expertise in interfaith studies. ... [+]

HIGHLIGHTS:

The MIRD (and MIFS) are unique programs in the sense that they are actually offered by an intergovernmental organization with a university charter and an additional mandate in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. Notably, EUCLID is the only university which has received the first prize of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, presented by H.M. King Abdullah of Jordan (photo below).

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

EUCLID offers several closely related but nevertheless distinct graduate programs:

MIRD: MSc in Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy MIFS: MSc in Interfaith Studies MCRel: MSc in Comparative Religion MTSD: MSc in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization ... [-]
USA Washington
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are i ... [+]

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are increasingly relied upon by government agencies, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. Through the use of cutting-edge tools and skills, students will be able to address contemporary political, policy and governance challenges.

The Johns Hopkins MS in Government Analytics curriculum provides students with a broad set of foundational skills in statistical analysis and offers the opportunity to develop expertise in a specific analytical area.

Students must complete all academic work in a master’s degree or certificate program within five years.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
Sam Houston State University

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct se ... [+]

Victim Services Management, Master of Science

Available: Online

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct service provision (e.g., advocacy, etc.), organizational management, and social policy development.

This degree will benefit persons with or without previous employment experience in the field of victim services. Courses are sequenced so that students can complete the degree in two years, enrolling in two 15-week courses per semester. However, the ideal candidate will have paid or volunteer work experience in the field of victim services.

*Select courses meet National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) standards.... [-]

USA Huntsville
September 2019
Full-time
36 hours
Online
American University Online

American University's Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who w ... [+]

American University’s Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who wish to specialize in homeland security. The program builds knowledge and skills in counter-terrorism, national security, law and policy, cybersecurity, and theories of political violence, with a unique focus on terrorism as a social and psychological phenomenon.

This flexible online program combines the benefits of convenient online learning and a practice-based curriculum with a brief onsite residency in Washington, D.C. In addition to this unique opportunity, American University offers connections to federal agencies and the opportunity to study with faculty who are leading practitioners in the field.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
24 months
Online
Arkansas Tech University

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparednes ... [+]

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, prevention, protection, and strategic collaboration. There is a growing demand for professionals educated in emergency management for the private business sector, education, and various government agencies and organizations at all levels-local, state, regional, national, and international.

This program may be completed online.

This degree offers a specialized program both for existing career professionals in the discipline and for those seeking the diverse employment opportunities available in this evolving career field. The curriculum applies a multidisciplinary approach targeting the principles of emergency management along with state-of-the-art technologies. The EMHS Program Director acts as faculty advisor to each student admitted to the EMHS degree program.... [-]

USA Russellville
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
University Bocconi

This MSc aims to provide an advanced education in Political Science and the topics of public policy analysis. Students will understand the complex political, economic and ... [+]

This MSc aims to provide an advanced education in Political Science and the topics of public policy analysis. Students will understand the complex political, economic and social dynamics of the modern world, how national and international institutions deal with them and how to act in such contexts. They will acquire advanced training in the methods of analysis and study of both public policies and the institutions which lead the decision making process.

Specifically, the program:

Gives students a complete preparation in the two major areas of Political Science (Comparative Politics and International Relations), integrated with knowledge of the role of laws and of the evolution of population dynamics in political contexts Gives a complete preparation with advanced quantitative skills in both theoretical and empirical methods, which will be applied to evaluating public policies, the public sector, the policy decision making process and political dynamics Develops competencies promoting soft skills such as teamwork, the ability to present and discuss effectively, the capacity to think critically and to understand major political and policy-making issues Develops skills through interdisciplinary teaching activities organized into workshops, which foster the understanding of political and social problems from different perspectives. Teaching methods support interaction between faculty and students and among students. ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University Bocconi

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 varie ... [+]

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 activities and sectors, their interdependencies as well as the interplay between politics, policy and management.

This MSc provides candidates with the hard and soft skills they need to successfully lead and work in this environment.

The program is organized into two main learning blocks:

First, students are equipped to carry out policy analysis and evaluationthrough advanced analytical techniques, to design strategies and to manage projects Second, they are supported in developing their unique professional profile through a careful selection of electives and a wide range of international opportunities. A choice ofmajors has been designed to meet the specific interests of students and the needs expressed by the job market. ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Kennesaw State University

Conflict Management education addresses the issues that divide our world by encouraging communication, fostering positive relationships and developing comprehensive, long ... [+]

The Master of Science in Conflict Management

MS in Conflict Management Program Description

Conflict Management education addresses the issues that divide our world by encouraging communication, fostering positive relationships and developing comprehensive, long-term solutions. It enhances the safety and vitality of groups or families, communities and workplaces.

Conflict management is also a set of tools and a way of thinking that can help not only prevent conflict but effectively engage it once it arises. Conflict management education teaches the various ways people choose to react when confronted with conflict situations and the effect of those reactions on potential outcomes. Studying conflict is really about learning skills which can provide the ability to respond in ways that help prevent and manage conflict by reducing ineffective responses.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
16 months
Campus
Kennesaw State University

The Master’s program prepares students to identify and pursue opportunities for a new career based on conflict management expertise. The MSCM also provides students with ... [+]

MSCM Program Description

Conflict Management education addresses the issues that divide our world by encouraging communication, fostering positive relationships and developing comprehensive, long-term solutions. It enhances the safety and vitality of group our families, communities and workplaces.

Conflict management is also a set of tools and a way of thinking that can help not only prevent conflict, but effectively engage it once it arises. Conflict management education teaches the various ways people choose to react when confronted with conflict situations and the effect of those reactions on potential outcomes. Studying conflict is really about learning skills which can provide the ability to respond in ways that help prevent and manage conflict by reducing ineffective responses.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
16 months
Campus
Kennesaw State University

The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring ex ... [+]

Dual Degree MS in Conflict Management and MBA

In partnership with the Coles College of Business, we now offer a dual degree program that combines the skills of the Master of Science in Conflict Management and the Master of Business Administration. The MS in Conflict Management/Masters in Business Administration dual degree prepares students for competitive leadership and managerial positions in careers requiring extensive understanding and interaction with conflict management and business acumen.

The students’ desire for this program comes from the extensive interaction between the two sectors in areas such as global project management, negotiations, and contracting. The programs are completed in 53 credit hours rather than the 72 hours that would be necessary if the degrees were pursued separately.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus