Master of Arts in Political Science

Whether you’re already a political junkie or simply want to become one, our master of arts in political science can broaden and strengthen your understanding of political science.

This degree will give you the opportunity to broaden and strengthen your understanding of political science and prepare you for a variety of goals. Some students may wish to pursue doctoral work at another university after earning the MA degree at Ball State University. Some may wish to enter law school; others may seek governmental employment; still others will go into business or professional organizations that require knowledge of governmental processes. The MA degree program is flexible enough to prepare students for such a range of possibilities.

Mode of Delivery
Courses are offered live in The Indianapolis Center.

Academic Advisor 
Joseph Losco
Department of Political Science

Requirements and Transfers
Start your education now! Check out degree requirements for the program. If you are curious about transferring credits from another institution, contact an academic advisor who will help you with that determination.

Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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