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A master’s degree, which is a postgraduate degree that can be earned after receiving a bachelor’s, is an advanced degree that can take two years of full-time study to earn. Being awarded this can signify the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, and prepare graduates for a highly qualified career. What is an online MA in Political Science? This master’s program teache… Read more

A master’s degree, which is a postgraduate degree that can be earned after receiving a bachelor’s, is an advanced degree that can take two years of full-time study to earn. Being awarded this can signify the culmination of years of hard work and dedication, and prepare graduates for a highly qualified career.

What is an online MA in Political Science? This master’s program teaches students how to research and analyze data and how to understand political ideologies, systems, and policies in order to make a positive difference in the world of politics. Courses in this degree field may include foundations of public policy, global political systems, political interest groups and lobbying, and intergovernmental relations. Some MA programs may also require students to complete a final research paper or an on-site internship in order to complete their degree.

Through the course of earning their degree, graduates with a master’s degree in political science improve their research skills, as well as their communication, data analysis, and critical thinking skills. These proficiencies translate to a variety of careers and positions, which may help graduates find a career where they can excel.

The cost to earn an MA in Political Science online may be different for each student. In order to fully understand the cost of a master’s program, students should contact potential schools and ask for up-to-date tuition information.

Political science graduates can choose to work for local and federal government agencies, as well as in international government operations. Because of their specific knowledge and expertise, careers for individuals with experience and an education in political science are often in high demand. Graduates may be able to find careers working as campaign operatives, congressional staffers, lobbyists, legislative coordinators, political commentators, intelligence analysts, or foreign service officers.

Master’s degree programs are available in many different formats, and online programs may be the most convenient of all. If you would like to increase your knowledge and experience by earning an MA in Political Science, then search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Master of Arts in Government gives students the tools to examine governmental and social institutions in our society, explore areas of reform, and most importantly, bring ... +

The Master of Arts in Government gives students the tools to examine governmental and social institutions in our society, explore areas of reform, and most importantly, bring about change. The program combines the theory and practice of government, politics, and policy-making. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
King's College London Online
London, United Kingdom

The need for understanding the global security landscape has never been more urgent. During the 21st Century, security threats have multiplied exponentially across the world. ... +

The need for understanding the global security landscape has never been more urgent. During the 21st Century, security threats have multiplied exponentially across the world. They range from the traditional, such as strategic competition, nuclear proliferation and global responses to terrorism, to the more contemporary, such as loss of biodiversity, climate change and threats to human security. We’ll also cover global power balances and inequalities between the Global North and the Global South in a post-colonial world. This online Global Security Master’s will equip you with the skills to think about these security issues holistically and allow you to find practical solutions to the dilemmas they pose. Through close engagement with world-class research and teaching conducted by the largest and most diverse collection of security studies scholars on the planet, you’ll expand your conceptual understanding when thinking about security issues and threats. Utilising real-world case studies and scenarios, you’ll build the skills needed to effectively negotiate the often-competing demands of securing people, states and the natural environment in a complex global context. -
MA
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
May 2022
Online
 
Unicaf - Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, United Kingdom

The programme is innovative and challenging because it provides a multidisciplinary approach to examining international relations. The programme will critically engage with th ... +

The programme is innovative and challenging because it provides a multidisciplinary approach to examining international relations. The programme will critically engage with theoretical approaches to International Relations in order to better understand the world. To further aid understanding of the world, the programme will critically examine in-depth issues of enduring international significance, including conflict, the role of multilateral institutions, US foreign policy, state-building in the colonial and post-colonial world, and the role of humanitarian actions by state and non-state actors. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 

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Norwich University Online
Northfield, USA

The online Master of Arts in Diplomacy program from Norwich University prepares individuals to better serve their country through advanced military and civilian opportunities. ... +

The online Master of Arts in Diplomacy program from Norwich University prepares individuals to better serve their country through advanced military and civilian opportunities. Graduates can complete the program equipped with the expertise necessary for leadership roles in law enforcement, education, international business, the military, and more. The program can be completed online through a flexible, interactive learning environment that offers unlimited access to coursework. -
MA
Part-time
18 months
English
Online
 
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, United Kingdom

Our online MA in Social Policy will help you understand and analyse some of the most pressing issues faced by the world today. You’ll explore how cultural, demographic, econom ... +

Our online MA in Social Policy will help you understand and analyse some of the most pressing issues faced by the world today. You’ll explore how cultural, demographic, economic, governmental, and technological changes shape social policy across the globe, and develop the skills needed to carry out social research informed by debates on methodology, epistemology, ethics, and politics. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
19 Sep 2022
29 Aug 2022
Online
 
Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding MA is aimed at practitioners already working in these fields, but also those working in related areas.

Our Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding MA is aimed at practitioners already working in these fields, but also those working in related areas. -
MA
Part-time
30 months
English
Online
 
Touro University Worldwide
Los Alamitos, USA

The online Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to resolve organizational conflicts that can have a significant impact o ... +

The online Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to resolve organizational conflicts that can have a significant impact on both budget and morale. Coursework focuses on real-world skills, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and facilitation, along with other foundations of dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution. -
MA
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Akron Online
Akron, USA

The Master of Applied Politics (MAP), in cooperation with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and The University of Akron Political Science Department, is one of on ... +

The Master of Applied Politics (MAP), in cooperation with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics and The University of Akron Political Science Department, is one of only a handful of graduate programs in the United States focusing on practical politics and experiential learning. It is designed for students interested in election campaigns, digital strategy and messaging, fundraising, managing organizations, and other political activities. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
01 Aug 2022
Online
 
University of London
London, United Kingdom

This MA has quickly become one of the largest programs on forced migration anywhere in the world. The programme provides a solid legal, practical, and theoretical understandin ... +

This MA has quickly become one of the largest programs on forced migration anywhere in the world. The programme provides a solid legal, practical, and theoretical understanding of refugee protection and forced migration. You will become more independent in managing and critiquing law, policy, and practice, and also in gathering, organizing, and deploying evidence to form balanced judgments and develop policy recommendations. -
MA
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Online
 
Informa – Defence & Security
London, United Kingdom

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable encountering the ever-present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security.

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable encountering the ever-present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
11 - 28 months
English
Online
 
American University - School of International Service (SIS)

American University's No. 8-ranked School of International Service offers an online Master of International Relations, no GRE required. You will learn to influence decisions a ... +

American University's No. 8-ranked School of International Service offers an online Master of International Relations, no GRE required. You will learn to influence decisions across borders and cultures by sharpening your analytical skills in cross-cultural communication and foreign policy. 3.0 undergrad GPA preferred. -
MA
Full-time
English
Online
 
Arizona State University
Tempe, USA

The Master of Arts in global security is designed to empower graduates of the program with the capacity to understand and analyze the complex nature of conflict and global sec ... +

The Master of Arts in global security is designed to empower graduates of the program with the capacity to understand and analyze the complex nature of conflict and global security challenges while developing specific tools, skills, and insights to influence appropriate policies and programs for the future. A total of 30 program hours are required. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as ... +

The Royal Roads approach to conflict analysis and management is unique in that it reflects the full spectrum from interpersonal to international conflict. We view conflict as neither good nor bad, but as a necessary element of all relationships. Conflict exists everywhere and opportunities exist to work with it, change it, and utilize it. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
10 Jan 2023
01 Sep 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The online Master of Arts program in Sustainable Peace in the Contemporary World engages competent professionals and researchers to resolve pressing and complex global problem ... +

The online Master of Arts program in Sustainable Peace in the Contemporary World engages competent professionals and researchers to resolve pressing and complex global problems that concern humanity. Every course in the program shares a commitment to ethics, fundamental human values, gender sensitivity, and multiculturalism. The content of the online M.A. moves from a study of the origins of conflict at the personal, local, internal, and international levels to the promotion and practice of peace. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 48 months
English
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This online programme provides a comprehensive understanding of the deployment of gender and sexuality in areas related to global politics. It provides a comprehensive underst ... +

This online programme provides a comprehensive understanding of the deployment of gender and sexuality in areas related to global politics. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the deployment of gender and sexuality in areas related to global politics. Informed by feminist approaches to knowledge production, International Relations, International Law, conflict resolution, peace-building, political participation, human rights, development and society the programme encompasses micro, meso and macro levels of analysis. This unique interdisciplinary programme offers critical grounded knowledge of gender and sexuality in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, with a focus on the nexus between gender, sexuality and social, political and economic change and development. The degree prepares students for jobs in government agencies, non-governmental organisations, UN bodies and international organisations. Taught by leading scholars and drawing on SOAS expertise in the Global South, the programme provides students with a non-Eurocentric approach to addressing key debates in the field. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online