Wayne State University

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Political Science


Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

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

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Wayne State University Political Science and Public Administration Programs are nationally recognized with extensive course offerings in various sub-fields. They offer a variety of graduate degree programs:
    Master of arts in Political Science (fields: American government and politics, comparative government/international systems, political theory, public policy, urban politics) ;
    Master of Arts/juris Doctorate (fields: law and public policy; separate admission to the Law School is required) ;
    Master of Public Administration (NASPAA-accredited; fields: management, health care policy and management, public personnel management and labor relations, public policy evaluation, gerontology, economic development, among others) ;
    Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (major fields: American government and politics, public administration, public policy, urban politics; minor fields: the above four fields plus comparative government/ international systems, political theory)


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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