The Master of Arts in Politics trains graduates in broad theoretical concerns about politics, government, and political values.
CGU’s Division of Politics & Economics educates future scholars of politics, government, and policy to make better decisions through rigorous research and sophisticated understanding of political systems and policy analysis. Our MA in Politics offers a broad-ranging, substantive understanding of American politics with an intensive focus on the intersection of politics and political philosophy—its implications, applications, and impact on the national political culture. Working alongside faculty who are experts in the field, you’ll conduct high-quality interdisciplinary research on the most pressing political and governmental issues of our time. The program offers built-in flexibility that enables you to customize your curriculum to fit your goals and interests. Upon graduating, you will join the long line of highly successful program graduates who are making their mark in an impressive range of careers.
- This MA program offers concentrations in American Politics and Political Philosophy.
- The degree requires completion of nine four-unit courses and a research paper or 12 four-unit courses. Students normally complete coursework in three to four semesters.
- Our graduate Political Science program was ranked No. 2 in the nation among graduate Political Science programs for “faculty responsiveness and support outside of the classroom.”