MPA/MS in Political Science Dual Degree

NOTE: This program is no longer accepting applications for new student enrollment. Prospective students are encouraged to apply to either the Master of Arts in Applied Politics or Master of Arts in Global Public Policy program.

The Suffolk MPA/MS in Political Science empowers you to navigate across private, government, and nonprofit sectors to influence positive change in your organization and community. This dual degree is designed to give you an expedited approach to receiving your master’s in both fields by grouping electives and eliminating redundant classes.

This program combines a rigorous curriculum with a hands-on approach to public service. You can customize your degree by specializing in professional politics or international relations.

To apply for this program, you must meet the admissions requirements for both the MPA and MS in Political Science programs.

Paying for Graduate School

Cost Per Credit (2018-2019)

$1,197

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 15 (priority), then rolling
Spring Semester: October 15 (priority), then rolling
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary education
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Letter of recommendation (Learn more)
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (Note: Testing requirements vary by program, and some students may qualify for a waiver. Learn more)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

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