Master of Arts in Political Science

The Master of Arts program focuses on the core scholarly areas of political science. Courses in the MA program serve as a foundation for work in a doctoral program or as preparation for careers in government, nonprofit organizations, or related work in the private sector. Students specialize in one of five concentration areas.

The concentrations available in the MA program include:

NU students on Balkans Dialogue sit in Serbian Parliament to hear a lecture on Serbian politics (2016)

Northeastern students on Balkans Dialogue sit in Serbian Parliament to hear a lecture on Serbian politics (2016)

Program Requirements

For more information on requirements for the MA program see the Course Catalog.

Learning Outcomes

 

The Security and Resilience Studies Certificate is available to current Master of Arts in Political Science students. In order to apply for the certificate program, current students should fill out an Internal Admission Notification Form. Since some courses are only offered during certain semesters, we encourage students considering this path to apply early on during their MA program. The requirements for the SRS Certificate can be found in the Course Catalog.