Are you interested in elections, international affairs or political economy? Do you want to learn more about the values and institutions that govern the United States and other countries? Do you want to acquire leadership and citizenship skills? If so, political science may be a great fit for you.
The department offers two distinct degrees in political science: a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Political Science.
Graduates of the Political Science program from The Ohio State University receive a degree from a nationally-ranked department in a discipline that is well known for instilling strong critical reasoning, research and writing skills.
Recent graduates have pursued advanced degrees at top graduate programs and have pursued careers in a variety of fields, including law, business, political analysis and consulting, public policy, secondary and higher education, and journalism.
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- American politics
- Comparative politics
- International relations
- Political theory
- Democracy and law
- Political identities and allegiances
- Political economy and development
- Cooperation, conflict and violence
- Inequality and justice
- 48 months
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DisciplinesPolitical Science View 1088 other Masters in Political Science in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Successful completion of university preparatory courses
- High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA
- Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores
- Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
- Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service)
- Status as a first-generation university student
- High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors
International36430 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 36430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National33502 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 33502 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State11508 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11508 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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