Political Science

College
College of Social Sciences & Humanities
Study Options
Full Time
Locations
Boston
Website
Full Program Description

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science offers students focused options through four fields:

Our PhD program serves an audience of students interested in research and policy careers as well as academic positions. The department and its faculty are committed to providing doctoral students with an excellent educational experience through coursework, comprehensive examinations, and the dissertation. The majority of students in the program are full-time but we do allow for part-time study.

College
College of Social Sciences & Humanities
Study Options
Full Time, Part Time
Locations
Boston
Website
Full Program Description

The Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science Program focuses on the core-scholarly areas of political science. Students specialize in one of the following concentration areas:

Beyond the foundational courses of the MA degree and their chosen concentration, MA students are offered a range of options including theoretical or practitioner-oriented courses, the pursuit of internships, the writing and submission of a research thesis, or the individualized exploration of a research topic through a directed study. Additionally students are allowed to explore the field with a more focused emphasis, working within one of our core areas of research and practitioner expertise.