Master of Arts in Political Science
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The online MA in Political Science degree program from Sam Houston State University appeals to students preparing for doctoral studies or law school, high school teachers seeking to improve their professional credentials, individuals wanting to teach in community colleges, and individuals preparing for careers or advancement in nonprofit organizations and the public sector. Offered as either a thesis or non-thesis option, the curriculum covers topics in:

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations


  • Transcripts 
  • GRE
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Statement of Intent 
  • An academic writing sample 

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges