The Department of Political Science at Ball State University offers two advanced political science degrees:

We offer graduate courses in the following areas:

  • political theory and methodology 
  • American government (national, state, and local)
  • public law and policy
  • public administration
  • politics and the political process
  • foreign and comparative government
  • international law and diplomacy

A master’s degree in political science or public administration from Ball State will prepare you for multiple careers with a variety of government and non-government organizations or for further graduate study.

Find out why you should study at Ball State.

Request information to learn more about any of our graduate programs. Or contact our graduate advisors directly:

For additional information about the MA in Political Science, contact Dr. Steve Hall at

For additional information about the MPA Program, contact Dr. Brandon Waite, MPA Advisor at