Florida State University

Political Science

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Graduate Programs

Doctoral Program 

Our doctoral program is designed for those interested in careers in academia or research. Each year we invite a select group of students to join our doctoral program and, in most cases, provide funding to assist with their education and living expenses. Students need not have a Masters degree to enroll in our Ph.D. program. Those without a Masters will receive the MS degree after completing the course requirements and progress straight to completing the dissertation to obtain a Ph.D. 
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Masters of Applied American Politics and Policy 

Our Masters of Applied American Politics and Policy is designed for those interested in a career in politics. Students receive training that is targeted toward careers in political and governmental organizations that related to public policy and active politics in such fields as lobbying, campaign management, grassroots organizations, and the like. 
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