• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
Students who successfully complete this program will receive both a BA or BS in political science and a Masters of Public Administration. The Political Science and Masters of Public Administration degree from Kansas State University from Kansas State University can be completed in a minimum of five academic years.
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Overview

Concurrent Degree

The political science department from Kansas State University offers a concurrent degree in Political Science and Masters of Public Administration that allows students to earn a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and a Master of Public Administration degree in ten semesters (with careful academic planning).  

Students are encouraged to apply after completing 75 credits of their undergraduate degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods in Political Science 
  • Public Administration and Society 
  • Public Personnel Administration 
  • Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Public Organization Theory 
  • Public Budgeting 
  • Public Finance 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The student must be seeking a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
  • The student must have completed a minimum of 90 credit hours towards the bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    841 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 841 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    841 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 841 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    312 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 312 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 900 - 1400 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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