Why get a master’s degree in political science?
Focus on American, comparative or international politics, or tailor your program to meet your needs. Our faculty comprise a wide range of expertise including U.S. elections, environmental politics, international organizations, food and wine politics, democratization, social movements and identity politics. You’ll learn howto design academically rigorous projects, how to research and gather data, and how to analyze data with both qualitative and quantitative methods. Our students are well-prepared for professional careers or advanced studies. analyze and evaluate the workings of government, politics and public policy in today’s world.
Why choose UNH for your political science degree?
with practical, applied experience, and we include our students in our research projects. You’ll have the opportunity to conduct your own research and present your findings at professional conferences. You’ll enjoy meeting the high-profile national and international guest speakers who regularly visit our campus. Thanks to New Hampshire’s unique role in presidential elections, you’ll have a front row seat to the primaries, with opportunities to meet candidates, campaigners and observers of the electoral process. best suits your interests and professional needs. Our faculty match their academic expertise
Potential career areas
- Business/corporate analyst
- Campaign operative
- CIA analyst or agent
- Congressional office/committee staffer
- Foreign Service/State Department officer
- Immigration officer
- Local government official
- Public opinion analyst
- Public policy analyst
- Research analyst
- Urban policy planner