The Political Science program at Bellarmine University encourages political participation through internships and extracurricular activities and prepares students for graduate school, law school, and careers in government and many other related professions in which an understanding of politics and the political system is needed.
Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior. Political science subfields include political theory, political philosophy, political ideology, political economy, policy studies and analysis, comparative politics, international relations, and a host of related fields.
Political scientists use both humanistic and scientific perspectives and tools and a variety of methodological approaches to examine the process, systems, and political dynamics of all countries and regions of the world…Political science students gain the writing, communication, analytical, and data skills that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential careers.
Bellarmine graduates of the Political Science Program go on to almost every imaginable occupation, including federal, state, and local government, the military, law, political campaigns, fundraising, political advocacy, international organizations, teaching, finance, public relations, coaching, business, advertising, and higher education administration.
Recent graduates have pursued graduate degrees at Asbury University, Auburn University, Bellarmine University, Columbia University, Hebrew Union College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola University (Chicago), Morehead State University, Nagoya University (Japan), Ohio University, Rutgers University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern College of Optometry, Spalding University, University of Cincinnati, University of Leeds (England), University of Louisville, University of Melbourne (Australia), Wake Forest University, and Xavier University.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- American Government
- State and Local Government
- Person and Community in Political Science
- Introduction to International Politics
- Introduction to Judicial Process
- Ancient to Medieval Political Theory
- Modern Political Theory
- American Political Parties and Interest Groups
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPublic Policy Political Science View 322 other Masters in Public Policy in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A completed online application through CommonApp or Bellarmine App.
- Entrance exam (ACT or SAT I) or a request to have your application reviewed as Test Optional.
- An official transcript and school report from the high school last attended or, for those who have not completed their high school work, a General Educational Development (GED) test score.
- Recommendation letter from high school counselor or teacher.
International43070 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.
National43070 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State43070 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43070 USD per year during 48 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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