Political Science


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Doctoral Degrees Offered: None

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Arts (M.A.)

Online Degrees: None

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Public Policy (M.A.);

Area(s) of Emphasis (for program use only): American Politics, Global Politics, Public Policy

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Alex Tuckness, Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: 515-294-8910
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Fall semester/financial aid: March 1; Fall semester/no aid: May 1; Summer semester: March 1; Spring semester: October 1

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Program Requires GMAT : No

GMAT or LSAT scores may be substituted for GRE with permission

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 563
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 85
PTE 57

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Political Science Graduate Program
503 Ross Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1204