Georgia State University

College of Arts and Sciences

Political Science


33 Gilmer St.

Atlanta, GA 30302

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

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

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Political Science offers comprehensive Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programs. These programs train students for academic and research careers as political scientists and as practitioners in the political world. Students pursue their interests in courses representing all of the discipline's major fields: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, methods, and political theory. Our programs have much to offer--unique research opportunities, valuable teaching experience, and (above all) intellectual challenge. The Department is proud of its rich, longstanding commitment to academic excellence, our diverse and dynamic student body, and our accomplished faculty. Our graduates fill important posts in research universities, teaching colleges, government, and the private sector.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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