Program URL: http://www.uis.edu/politicalscience/
Program Type: Master's Degree
Award Conferred: Master of Arts
Total Number of Credit Hours: 40 Credit Hr(s)
The Political Science Master's Degree at UIS merges the academic and practical aspects of politics together in a unique curriculum that prepares students to apply their learning to the real world. The Program is a good fit for students who want to pursue careers in practical politics at the state level or in agencies involved in international policy making, for those who are preparing to teach, and for those who aspire to and advanced degree in political science or law. The Program is specifically structured to meet the needs of students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, with a curriculum that is centered around several required core courses that provide a strong foundation of essential concepts and skills and a range of options in subject-matter seminars, elective courses, and internships that allow students to tailor their courses of study to their individual aspirations.
Contact(s):Rebekah Grosboll , M.A.
Political Science Online Coordinator
Political Science Department
One University Plaza, MS PAC 350
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
Phone: (217) 206-8545
Fax: (217) 206-7807