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East Tennessee State University / Department of Political Science, International Affairs and Public Administration is located in Johnson City, TN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Economic development
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Local government management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Economic development and planning
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Nonprofit and public financial management
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Urban planning

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship, capstone



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 29th No
Spring deadline November 1st September 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Labor issues, presidency, public law in American politics, East Asian politics, European politics, Middle Eastern politics, development in comparative politics, international political economy, international relations, world politics in international affairs
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 70651
301 Rogers-Stout Hall
Johnson City, TN  37614
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew Battista
Phone: 423-439-6628
Fax: 423-439-4348