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Master of Political Science
The Master of Political Science program provides students the knowledge, skills, and values for functioning with distinction throughout their careers at different levels of responsibility within the U.S. constitutional context and abroad.
Admission to the Program
In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must earn a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). All applicants are evaluated on the basis of scholastic achievement in their last 60 credit hours of undergraduate work, two letters of recommendation and an essay on career interest. Applicants who wish to be considered for departmental honor awards must apply for full-time status.
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As well as approved courses on public opinion, political behavior, elections, parties, or interest groups, and 9 credit hours selected from political science or other disciplines, which may include 3 credit hours of GOVT-691 Internship