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Appalachian State University

Department of Government and Justice Studies

Boone, NC

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Appalachian State University

Overview

Appalachian State University / Department of Government and Justice Studies is located in Boone, NC, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Public management
Master of Arts (MA) Political science American government

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Campaign finance, emerging democracies, bureaucratic politics, judicial behavior, administration of justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC  28608
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Ellison
Chairperson
Email: ellisonba@appstate.edu
Phone: 828-262-3085

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