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Political Science

Northern Michigan University

48 months
Duration
18996 USD/year
18996 USD/year
13248 USD/year
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About

The Political Science major at the Northern Michigan University trains students in government, public policy and political theory, communication and analysis, independent thinking and problem definition and solving.

Overview

Career

  • Internships in public administration and law are secured at the Political Science major at the Northern Michigan University for qualified juniors and seniors. 
  • Internships are available at the local, state and national level. Competitive scholarships for student interns in the nation’s capital are provided through NMU’s Washington Center Internship Program.

Political Science and Public Administration

The Political Science and Public Administration Department has three major objectives. First, the department provides students with a traditional liberal arts education. The department’s offerings in the university-wide liberal studies program create an awareness and understanding of national and international political processes. 

Second, the department’s professional and pre-professional programs in political science, law, public administration and education facilitate the development of talented and ethical leaders and educators. Third, the department’s faculty and students study and assist in the resolution of political and administrative problems in the local community, the Upper Peninsula region and the state.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • American Government 
  • Comparative Government and Politics 
  • International Relations 
  • Modern Political Thought 
  • Senior Seminar
  • Judicial Process

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts - Request your official high school transcript(s) be sent to the Admissions Office.  If you have earned a G.E.D. or equivalent, request an official score report be sent to NMU.

  • Transcripts from non-U.S., non-Canadian institutions must be sent to an external agency for evaluation.

  • High School Grade Point Averages - NMU will use the overall cumulative GPA reported on the high school transcript.

  • Non-native speakers of English must prove an adequate level of English language proficiency for admission into an academic program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13248 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Marquette

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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