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Columbus State University

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Columbus, GA

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Overview

Columbus State University / Department of Political Science and Public Administration is located in Columbus, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Health services administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Criminal justice
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Environmental policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Urban policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Government administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration Political campaigning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
40%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.66%
Black or African American 28.3%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 6
Male (7)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA  31907-5645
United States
Contact Dr. Frederick Gordon
Director
Email: gordon_frederick@colstate.edu
Phone: 706-565-7875

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