The Department of Politics and Government offers a master's degree in Political Science in order to promote human knowledge and skills in the areas of scholarship, teaching, and service in and about the political dimensions of social life.
The Department of Politics and Government graduate program serves several types of students with a multi-track program. The department offers courses and program options both to students who are planning to pursue further graduate education and to students who, for reasons of career enhancement or of specialized training for employment, are seeking a master's degree as their ultimate goal.
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
The GRE is not required for the Fall 2024 application cycle. However, if you wish to submit your score, use institutional code 1319.
|Fall (August)||March 1|
|Spring (January)||Spring is not available|
|Summer (May/June)||Summer is not available|
The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from contiguous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
|Dr. Kam Shapiro||Schroeder 408Bfirstname.lastname@example.org||(309) 438-7622|