Political Science C

Master's Degrees

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

New concentrations are under development for fall 2012:

  • community and economic development
  • information and communication technology
  • emergency management and homeland security

For additional information about these new concentrations, contact Gary Crawley at gcrawley@bsu.edu or Charles Taylor at cdtaylor@bsu.edu

You can expect to find 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 nongovernment organizations. In addition to the flexibility to tailor your education, you can also fit your schedule to meet your demanding life. With courses offered both, daytime and evening, and at off-campus sites such as the Indianapolis Center, you will have no problem scheduling your classes. To be considered for graduate study at Ball State University, your application materials must be received by the Graduate School four weeks prior to the semester you wish to begin.

Find out why you should study at Ball State. Take a look at the brochure for the master's program for political science.