The 33-credit Master of Arts in Government
and Politics offers a thesis or non-thesis option in concentrations
of American Government, International Relations, Comparative
Government, Political Theory and Public Administration on the
Queens Campus. You can also concentrate in International
Relations on both the Queens Campus or the Rome, Italy Campus.
Service learning, internships and independent study can readily be
built into your program. Qualified students may also pursue
combined degrees with law (J.D.) or library science (M.L.S.)
Students can further specialize within the master's and earn a
Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy and/or
International Law and Diplomacy.
For admission to graduate studies in Government and
Politics, students are expected to have an undergraduate
preparation of at least 18 hours in Government and
Politics/Political Science or equivalent and a 3.0 GPA. Any
deficiency in preparation may require supplementary course work for
admission in the form of suitable graduate courses, as determined
by the Admissions Committee.