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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Political Science

Shippensburg, PA

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Political Science is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis or internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
22
Accepted
12
Enrolled
76%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 30th No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Current resume, official transcript showing minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or sufficient work experience, personal goals statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
58%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
41%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.9%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.45%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. C. Niel Brasher
Department Chair and Program Coordinator
Email: cnbras@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1718
Fax: 717-477-4030