Master of Arts - Political Science

About

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.

Available Options

  • Post-Bachelor's Professional Paper Track
  • Integrated BA-MA Professional Paper Track

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

  • To prepare students for job opportunities in the public and private sectors as well as for additional advanced degrees.
  • To develop advanced theoretical and methodological knowledge in the major fields of Political Science.
  • To foster the acquisition of expertise in an appropriate field within Political Science.

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Master of Arts - Political Science

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Graduate Coordinator

Christian Jensen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

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Department of Political Science

Faculty in the political science department cover a broad range of specialties including American politics, public policy, public law, political theory, comparative politics, and international politics.

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College of Liberal Arts

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.

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