Master of Arts in Government (39 credit hours)
The Master of Arts in Government degree consists of 9 hours of core courses, 15 hours of concentration courses, and 15 hours of elective courses. Within one's area of concentration, students may also earn one or more "certificates" for further credentialing by selecting specific grouped electives.
Master of Arts in Government with single and joint degree program concentrations in:
Certificates available within the Master of Arts in Government degree or earned separately through the 12 hour Certificate of Graduate Studies:
- Law and Public Policy
- Public Administration
- Terrorism and Homeland Defense
- Mid-East Politics
- Political Management
- Global Politics
- Online application form
- $50 application fee
- Professional resume
- Personal Statement
- Official college transcripts
- Writing sample
*Official test scores may be waived upon meeting certain requirements.
- Fall: August 1
- Spring: December 1
- Summer: April 1
- On campus: April 15 (fall-only start date)
- Online: Same as domestic applicants
Tuition Per Credit Hour
The Robertson School of Government's aggressive scholarship program generously awards qualified students. Students employed full-time by the government (local/state/federal) or a non-profit are eligible for a 25% scholarship for their entire program, provided the student maintains a 3.0 (or higher) GPA.