Master's Degrees

Political Science

What is Political Science?

The Political Science Department offers the Master of Arts degree for students who are pursuing a terminal degree or preparing to enter a doctoral program. The master’s degree requires a concentration in one of the department’s subfields and the completion of either a master’s thesis or professional paper. Students may choose to complete a Certificate in Public Opinion and Survey Research as part of their program of studies. The department also offers a joint M.A./J.D. program with the College of Law at the University of Cincinnati. More information on all these programs can be found at the department’s website.

Admission Requirements

Masters applicants, please visit the Admission Requirements page for more information.


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Master of Arts Degree in Political Science

Full-Time Program Duration

2 Years


Uptown Campus West


Phone: 513-556-3300
Stephen Mockabee