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McMicken College of Arts & Sciences

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Political Science

The Political Science Department offers the Master of Arts degree for students who are pursuing a terminal degree or preparing to enter a doctoral program. The master’s degree requires a concentration in one of the department’s subfields and the completion of either a master’s thesis or professional paper. Students may choose to complete a Certificate in Public Opinion and Survey Research as part of their program of studies. The department also offers a joint M.A./J.D. program with the College of Law at the University of Cincinnati. More information on all these programs can be found at the department’s website.


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Program Code



2 years


Main Campus


Political Science
McMicken College of Arts and Sciences


Stephen Mockabee
Phone: 513-556-3300

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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements may be found on the online application.

Application Deadlines

2012 Fall application: June 1, 2012


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