Political Science

Master of Arts

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 36 Hours

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Program Overview

The Master of Arts degree in Political Science at A&M-Central Texas strongly emphasizes research and analysis in political science, administrative theory, and governmental institutions as preparation for students planning graduate study at the doctoral level.

The A&M-Central Texas program gives students a mastery of the literature of political science, including the most recent scholarly research, and mastery of the methodology of political science. The program also provides the research skills necessary for making original contributions to the discipline of political science.

The degree program includes 36-hour tracks with or without a thesis, and offers a range of courses in political science research methods, political decision-making, American politics, comparative politics and international relations.

Career Opportunities

  • Political Analyst
  • Campaign Manager
  • Policy Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Researcher
  • Legislative Analyst

Program Information

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jeffrey Dixon Bio
Social Sciences 
Associate Professor of Political Science
Office/Room HH-204R
Dr. Jeff Dixon
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