MASTERSTUDIES

85 MScs in Political Science

Those hoping to make a career of public service often find that road they have to travel requires a lot of hard work in order to complete. Many of those careers will require more than just a bachelor’s degree. Yet for those willing to put in the work, the rewards that come from helping others and, in many cases, in added financial compensation make pursuing such a career well worth it. If you hope to follow this path, a Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science may be awaiting you.

Political science can cover a variety of topics, including:

Private, public, and international policy

Domestic and international political philosophies

Criminal, constitutional, and civil law

Business and personal ethics

When considering what is an MSc in Political Science and what work such a program will entail, you should focus on building upon the knowledge you gained regarding the aforementioned topics during your undergrad career and be prepared to learn how you can translate this knowledge into a professional setting.

Those working in the legal and government arenas are required to have a strong knowledge of the many guidelines and statutes that they deal with. The knowledge you gain during your undergraduate career often only covers those topics in general terms. Thus, having a Master of Science in political science demonstrates to employers your capacity to completely understand the field in which you work.

Paying for graduate school can be a challenge for some depending upon the tuition and fees required by the schools that they study with. Consider looking into financial aid options if you have concerns about the affordability of your graduate degree. 

With your graduate degree in hand, you’re ready to hold high positions in a variety of fields. Political science studies helps prepare students for careers in the political arena (including commentary) or the legal field.

 

You can still work while going to graduate school. Online courses allow you to work at your own pace on your own time. Distance learning environments such as this really push you to truly understand your coursework and its practical applications. To apply for our online program, simply search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

85 Results in Political Science Filter

Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Concentration

Saint Joseph's University Online
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18 months
English
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 syste ...

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MSc Digital Politics, Sustainability & Security

New College of the Humanities
MSc
20 Sep 2021
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English
Campus

MSc Digital Politics, Sustainability & Security responds directly to processes afoot of power shifts and power diffusion in international relations (IR). These processes a ...

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Dual Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security

University of Malta
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Full-time
English
Campus

This dual degree programme combines the faculties of two renowned educational institutions: George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the oldest a ...

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MSc in Counterterrorism, Risk Management and Resilience

Cranfield University
MSc
Oct 2021
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11&nbsp;-&nbsp;36 months
English
Campus

The MSc Counterterrorism, Risk Management and Resilience is a specialist course designed particularly for those working in the risk management and risk mitigation sectors. Cra ...

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Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security

American University Online
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24 months
English
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 wish t ...

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MSc European Agrarian Diplomacy

Czech University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Economics and Management
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2 years
English
Campus

The master's degree study branch European Agrarian Diplomacy that is being taught in English has been established based on a request by the CR Ministry of Agriculture aimed at ...

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MSc Crisis and Security Management

Leiden University
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Full-time
English
Campus

During this multidisciplinary Master's programme Crisis and Security Manangement (CSM) you become familiar with the political and social dimensions of the governance of (in)se ...

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MSc International Conflict and Cooperation

University of Stirling
MSc
01 Feb 2021
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;27 months
English
Campus

Delivered by our experienced practitioners and leading scholars, our Master's degree in International Conflict and Cooperation prepares you to address a variety of challenges ...

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Master of Science in European Politics and Governance

Neapolis University Pafos
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3 semesters
English
Campus

The aim of the MSc in European Politics and Governance Programme is to provide a course of advanced study to those who aspire to become effective leaders in European affairs i ...

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MSc Counter-Terrorism

Informa – Terrorism and Security
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11&nbsp;-&nbsp;28 months
English
Campus

The programme assesses terrorism events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries and analyses the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life. It connects the conceptual basis ...

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MSc. European and International Governance

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
MSc
20 Sep 2021
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Full-time
31 Mar 2021
English
Campus

Taught in English, the Master is a one-year program dealing with two of the most important fields of political science: European studies/governance and international politics/ ...

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MSc in Conflict, Territories and Identities

Radboud University
MSc
Sep 2021
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Full-time
01 Mar 2021
English
Campus

The MSc in Conflict, Territories, and Identities focuses on the interplay between (inter)national conflicts and the identities and borders in the minds of people. Learn to loo ...

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MSc in Land Management: Law, Finance, Real Estate and Natural Resources

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
MSc
Sep 2021
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12 months
15 Apr 2021
English
Campus

This specialisation track focuses on how land and natural resources are accessed, managed and how these aspects contribute to, or hinder, the development of equitable and sust ...

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Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
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9 months
English
Campus

At the Kroc School, we have designed a nine-month Master of Science in Conflict Management and Resolution (MS-CMR) to provide you with the knowledge, frameworks, and skills to ...

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Master of Governance and Development (M.Sc.)

University of Antwerp
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Full-time
English
Campus

This Master’s programme analyses governance problems and possible responses, with due consideration to the specific historical pathways of individual countries, as well as the ...

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