DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Political Science, DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities—through both theory and practice—to excel in comparative politics, international relations, public administration, and/or American politics.
This PhD plan prepares you for a rewarding career in higher education, research, or public service in a choice of emphases. Your coursework will include the research, writing, and oral defense of an approved dissertation.
Learn from internationally known faculty who help you define, design, and carry out original scholarly research projects in political science.
Choose American Politics, Public Administration, International Relations, or Comparative Politics as a specialization.
Publish in academic journals before graduation.