James Madison University
College of Arts and Letters
European Union Policy Studies
The Master of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in European Union Policy Studies is a unique and exciting one-year 33-credit graduate program resulting in an MA degree in Political Science from James Madison University. Students will pursue a comprehensive and integrated course of study that includes academic coursework, academic study tours in Florence, Brussels, Strasbourg and other European cities, optional intensive language training, and internship/practicum experience and/or an intensive research project.
The program is entirely unique in the United States in that it is intensive, taught entirely in Europe, and has an applied policy focus. It is cross-disciplinary and innovative in design, with an emphasis on the three policy foci within the EU: economic and monetary policy (including monetary, trade and industrial policy); justice and home affairs (including health, aging, immigration and education); and technology policy (including science, information security and environmental policy).
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International Student Requirements:
TOEFL Exam - TOEFL scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Services to The Graduate School. Our institution code is 5392. A score of 570 or better is required for the Paper-Based Test; a score of 88 or better is required for the Internet-Based Test.
Credential Evaluation that reflects completion of baccalaureate degree
International students must enter the US on a valid non immigrant visa.
If student currently resides outside the US: Allow 12 months from the time of application for admission to the semester that the applicant requests to enroll at JMU.
If student currently resides within the US: Allow 6 months from the time of application for admission to the semester that the applicant requests to enroll at JMU.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999