Preparing tomorrow's leaders for success!
Through its Master of Arts Program, the Department of Political Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio aims to prepare tomorrow's leaders for success.
The program provides students with an opportunity to receive advanced training in political science methodologies and theories, and offers specializations in American Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory and Law.
The M.A. in Political Science is a versatile degress that provides students with a set of transferable skills that are necessary for success in any workplace, including research design, quantitative and qualitative research methods, theory and argumentation, critical thinking and analysis, writing skills, and presentation skills.
Graduates leave the program prepared for careers in a variety of fields, including:
Law and legal services
Government at all levels
Campaigns and elections
Recent graduates from the program are currently teaching politics courses in community colleges and four-year universities, working for local and state politicians in San Antonio and Austin, working for the United States’ foreign service, working for community and grass-roots organizations and pursuing their PhDs and law degrees.
The program offers personalized learning opportunities, including:
The program consists of 36 hours:
Students wishing to apply to the Master of Arts Program in Political Science for the Fall 2016 semester must submit the following materials to the UTSA graduate admissions office:
Please see the Graduate Catalog for additional requirements.
Questions about graduate admissions can be directed to the Graduate Advisor of Record, Andrea Aleman (Andrea.Aleman@utsa.edu).
The online application form and further information about the Political Science program can be found on the Graduate School website or by contacting Andrea Aleman via email at at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (210) 458-4627.
Main Office: MS 4.03.62
Department of Political Science and Geography
University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Liberal and Fine Arts
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249-1644