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Political Science

Master's Degree Programs Offered Online


The Online Masters of Arts in Political Science is identical in course content, requirement, and work load to the widely respected and high-quality residential MA degree program that has been offered in Blacksburg since 1969. The M.A. degree program features a broad array of methodologically sophisticated, theoretically grounded, and empirically oriented graduate courses to new audiences anywhere in the world.

(CIP 45.1001)


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Program Website:
Political Science

Program Director:
Scott Nelson

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Virginia Tech welcomes students of the Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus. For more information on specific Virginia Tech online or blended programs, please visit our degree or certificate pages. Access in-depth information on Virginia Tech processes and procedures on our resources page.

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