History - Political Science, B.A. | Mount Saint Mary College | Newburgh, United States
48 months
36522 USD/year
36522 USD/year
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The History - Political Science program of Mount Saint Mary College offers students the opportunity to combine coursework in the fields of history and political science. This major is particularly useful for students interested in careers in government, law, and teaching.


Students who choose the History - Political Science program of Mount Saint Mary College will be exposed to the methods employed by both historians and political scientists. They will also gain an understanding of the structures of political institutions and the framework of political thought. There are active internship opportunities in this program, and Mount students have regularly worked in Albany for a semester as interns with the New York Assembly and Senate.

History/Political Science at the Mount

The program in History/Political Science requires that students take six credits in American History, six credits in European History, six credits in Government, six credits in Political Thought, and six credits in elective courses.


This is an excellent major that allows for versatile career choices;  from teaching to business, historic preservation, government services, criminal justice, and law. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • American State and Local Government 
  • Development of Political Thought 
  • Modern American Legal History 
  • Special Topics 
  • The U.S. Constitution and Supreme Court 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Freshmen will need transcripts that meet the U.S. equivalency of a high school diploma
  • Mount Saint Mary College requires at least one letter of recommendation in English from a guidance counselor or teacher
  • Submit a personal essay of at least 250 words in English
  • Submit SAT/ACT scores or TOEFL/IELTS scores
  • Once you submit the above information, you'll receive an admissions decision and scholarship notification in just a few weeks
  • After you've been accepted, submit your admissions deposit to save your seat at the Mount
  • Copy of your current passport. It must be valid up to six months after your intended period of study
  • Financial documentation (no more than three months old) for each sponsor
  • If you are entering the U.S. as a new F-1 student, you will need to obtain an F-1 visa in your home country

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Newburgh

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

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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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