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Graduate Program

An overview of the Ph.D. program in Political Science.

Resources for current students in the program.

Answers to questions about applying for admission into the program.

A list, in alphabetical order, of graduate students currently applying for jobs.

Information about current students.

A list of recent dissertation awards, publications, and placements.


Data on the post-graduate careers of students from our program.

The University values diversity and the Department of Political Science is committed to maintaining and increasing the social diversity of its graduate students and faculty. We are pleased that women currently make up roughly half of each entering class, and we strongly encourage women to apply.

The Department of Political Science designed the International Politics and Practice Capstone Certificate (IPPCC) to educate online learners who lead and serve professionally in the international arena (external site).