Department of Political Science College of Social Sciences and Humanities Northeastern University

Department of Political Science College of Social Sciences and Humanities Northeastern University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Political Science (MA); Public Administration (MPA, Certificate); Public And International Affairs (Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis Optional; For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE General Test. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 30. 132 Applicants, 47% Accepted, 23 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
64 Full-Time, 12 Part-Time.


22 Full-Time, 10 Part-Time/Adjunct.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, 12 Fellowships, 1 Research Assistantship With Tuition Reimbursement, 17 Teaching Assistantships With Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $14,035 Per Year) Were Awarded; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Mitchell Orenstein
Phone: 617-373-4404

Contact Info
Dr. John Portz
Graduate Coordinator, PhD and MA Programs
Phone: 617-373-4404

Contact Info
Dr. Thomas Vicino
Graduate Coordinator, MPA Program
Phone: 617-373-5913

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