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Missouri State University

Department of Political Science

Springfield, MO

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Missouri State University

Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Political Science is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
(Certificate) Public management
Master of Global Studies (MGS) Global studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
11
Accepted
11
Enrolled
46%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 20th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 20th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public procurement; Missouri politics; international relations of East Asia, law of church and state
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Dr. George Connor
Department Head
Email: georgeconnor@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-5630
Fax: 417-836-6655

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