Ph.D. in Political Mission Statement

The Ph.D. program in political science prepares students with a strong intellectual interest in political science for careers in academia, government agencies, non-profit organizations and private sector research firms. The doctoral degree in political science indicates not only the achievement of superior knowledge of the major theoretical approaches, research findings and debates in the discipline, but also the abil􀬛ity to initiate, design and carry out independent research. We offer preparation in seven subfields of study: American government and politics, comparative politics, political theory, public administration, public policy, urban politics, and world politics. Our Ph.D. students specialize in one major and two minor fields.


Ph.D. in Political Science 2014-2015 Assessment Plan Summary 

Ph.D. in Political Science 2015-2016 Assessment Plan Summary 

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