Master of Arts - Political Science

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The Department of Political Science offers a general Master of Arts degree with concentrations in American Politics (including public policy and public law), Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory. Students can normally expect to complete the program in one-and-a-half to two years. The graduate program in political science is designed to prepare graduate students for doctoral studies, teaching positions at secondary schools and community colleges, or employment by government agencies, research centers, or private industry.

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The College of Liberal Arts offers students a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences, and provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery. The ... Read More

The College of Liberal Arts offers students a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences, and provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery. The diverse range of faculty and curriculum at the college allows the more than 3,700 students in liberal arts to learn how to think, how to reason, and how to problem solve — invaluable skills in an ever-changing world. By studying the past and present, students also develop their analytical and communication skills, while gaining a better understanding of people and society, all tools necessary for success. With more than 170 faculty members and degrees offered in 19 disciplines, the College of Liberal Arts fosters intellectual development and growth, preparing students as they pursue their profession of choice. Read less