Graduate Programs

​​Professor Sterling Johnson​​The Department of Political Science and Public Administration offers a Master of Arts degree in Political Science, a Master of Public Administration degree, and courses contributing to several other graduate programs at the university, including a concentration in Public Administration in the Master of Science in Administration. The department also offers courses which fulfill the requirements for the Political Science Concentration in Option 1, Teaching in the Senior High School in the Master of Arts in Secondary Education.

The department's graduate level internship program provides working knowledge of and experience in public and nonprofit agen­cies.

The specific requirements for the Master of Arts in Political Science and the Master of Public Administration are stated in separate sections. 


MPA Director: Dr. Thomas Greitens, 989-774-3862,

MPA Assistant Director: Ms. Laura Orta, 989-774-2391,


MA Director: Dr. Edward Clayton, 989-774-1621, cl​