University of California - Riverside

University of California, Riverside

Political Science


CNAS Graduate Student Affairs Center

Anderson Hall, South

Riverside, CA 92521

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Political Science;, Ph.D.-Political Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Political Science Program at the University of California, Riverside prepares students for research and teaching in academic institutions. The Department offers a small, research-oriented program. We are particularly well suited to train people interested in American political institutions, methodology, mass political behavior (both U.S. and non-U.S.), and political violence and civil-military relations. Additional specializations include, urban politics, women in politics, skepticism, liberalism, modern syndicalist and Marxist theory, rebellion, conflict and revolution, and South American politics.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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