Master of Arts in Political Science

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
Master of Arts in Political Science
Duration1.5 to 2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The MA degree program is student-centered and dedicated to studying the interaction of government, culture, and economics from both international and domestic perspectives
  • The goal is to produce graduates who are informed and engaged citizens of the global society
  • Graduate students are trained in relevant research methodologies, and in all areas of Political Science
  • A joint Master of Arts in Political Science and Library and Information Science is also available
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees789967 INR
Hostel & Meals462877 INR
Insurance167939 INR
Transportation58592 INR
Student Activities Fee2930 INR
Capital Impvt Fee5127 INR
Personal Expenses219720 INR
Misc Fees32958 INR
Books/Supplies95212 INR
Total1045355 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must:
    • hold a baccalaureate degree from an institution approved by a recognized accrediting agency
    • Present evidence, by an official transcript, of a grade point average equivalent to at least 3.0 (calculated on a 4.0 scale) over the last two years of the student's undergraduate studies
  • Students without an undergraduate degree in political science, if conditionally admitted, may be required to take up to nine hours of undergraduate political science coursework
  • A 3.0 overall undergraduate degree GPA (with at least a 3.0 in Political Science courses) is preferred
ExamsTOEFL: 71


GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • English language test Wavier:
    • A student has an SAT verbal score of 500
    • A student has completed a secondary international school (such as the International Baccalaureate, e.g., or an American high school abroad) in which English is the language of instruction, with a minimum grade equivalent to a C in all of their English courses and with attendance in the final three years offered
  • Applicants who do not meet the criteria for regular admission may, at the school's discretion, be given conditional admission to the program. The requirements for removing the conditional status will be stated at the time of admission
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