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University of Nebraska at Omaha

Department of Political Science

Omaha, NE

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University of Nebraska at Omaha

Overview

University of Nebraska at Omaha / Department of Political Science is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Intelligence and national security
(Certificate) Global information operations
Master of Science (MS) Political science
(Certificate) American government

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
39
Accepted
25
Enrolled
74%

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 July 15th July 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 15 undergraduate political science hours, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
87%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
United States
Contact Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro
Chairperson
Email: graduate@unomaha.edu
Phone: 402-554-2341