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Political Science and Legal Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Harrison, NY, United States
As a Political Science and Legal Studies major at Manhattanville College, you’ll gain an understanding of the historical backgrounds and philosophical foundations of a variety of political systems in the contemporary world and develop an ability to analyze events, issues, and global trends.
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Overview

In addition, you’ll have the chance to gain practical experiences through both individualized field research and internships in the government, nonprofit, or private sector.

Additionally, Political Science and Legal Studies majors at Manhattanville College can gain a background in the American legal and criminal justice system through a concentration in legal studies or criminal law (non-majors can minor in those programs)

Careers

Administrative Law Judge, Arbitrator, Attorney, City Planning Aide, Criminologist, Emergency Management Specialist, Government Analyst, Intelligence Specialist, Judge, Lobbyist, Professor of Political Science or Law, Social & Community Service Manager, Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National application is based on a rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Active Participation in Governance, 
  • Issue Advocacy, 
  • Law and Legal Affairs, and 
  • Public Policy Research,

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Along with your completed application, and nonrefundable $50 application fee, you will need:

  • Official transcript of grades (all documents written in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations)
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19440 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19440 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Harrison

  • 2275 - 4960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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