48 months
17195 USD/year
17195 USD/year
11055 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Political Science major at the Bridgewater State University offers students an understanding of governmental structures and political processes in their own country and in other parts of the world.


The Political Science major at the Bridgewater State University offers students an understanding of the structures and processes that govern political and economic relations among global actors. This program provides a foundation for graduate work in international politics, international business and economics, international law and organization, and for a professional career in these fields.

Learning outcomes

The political science major (legal studies concentration) offers students a background for professional careers in the field of law. This program provides a foundation for law school and for paralegal studies.

The political science major (American politics concentration) offers students a broad understanding of American politics. The concentration is designed to provide strong undergraduate scientific education in preparation for entry into advanced degree programs and professional careers in public service, private institutions and political organizations in the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • American Government
  • Research Design and Quantitative Methods in Political Science
  • Senior Seminar in Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Western Political Thought - Plato to the Present
  • Comparative Government
  • American Government: State and Local 
  • Public Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadlines are priority deadlines, applications submitted after will be considered on a space-available basis.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

    • Application with essay
    • Academic Credentials/Transcripts. A translation must be submitted accompanying any documents supplied in a language other than English.
    • Copies of certificates/diplomas (GCE Certificates, Secondary School Leaving or Maturity Certificates, Baccalaureate etc.)
    • English Language Proficiency
    • Affidavit of Financial Support
    • Immunization Record
    • Passport, Visa, Non-immigrant Form, I-94

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17195 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17195 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    17195 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17195 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11055 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11055 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bridgewater

1289 - 2669 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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