The University of Texas at Dallas Political Science Masters Program offers advanced instruction in the social science literature and theories about politics, citizenship, governance, and data analysis.
School: School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
Program: Political Science
Catalog page: MA
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
GPA: 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale
Test score required: Yes
Combined verbal and quantitative GRE score of at least 300
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.
Admissions essay required: Yes
Limited to fall and spring admissions. University deadlines apply.
800 W. Campbell Road GR31
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Dr. Banks Miller
Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Jennifer Holmes
Professor and Head
Office: GR 3.805
Political Science degrees prepare students for public service and government and non-profit organizations and agencies, as well as positions in academe, business, or legislative politics. Throughout students learn empirical approaches to understanding data, approaches that are in high demand among employers.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.