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University of Colorado Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UC Denver

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Political Science

Political Science

The political science department offers a master’s of arts (MA) degree in Political Science with an emphasis on building academic and practical skills in key areas of the discipline.

Research and teaching in the department centers on the major fields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory and Public Policy; however, the department also offers more specialized training in Human Rights, Legal Studies, Gender Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics, European Studies, Indigenous Politics, and Urban Politics.

Students completing the program have gone on to PhD programs across the country and work in a variety of areas including; state and local elected office, government service, directors of community-based organizations and non-governmental organizations, legislative analysts, UN affiliates, lobbyists, teachers, media analysis, and political consulting.

For more information about the program and for program requirements, click here.