Northern Arizona University

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Political Science, M.A.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Political Science, M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Political Science is available in two forms: non-thesis and thesis. To earn this degree, you must complete 36 credit hours.

We designed these plans to provide you with:

  • Broad training suitable for pursuing doctoral work
  • A foundation for teaching
  • Practice in the private sector

In both plans, you choose your primary field of study from one of these three areas:

  • Public Administration
  • Comparative Politics and International Relations
  • Public Policy


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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