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University of South Alabama

Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

Mobile, AL

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Overview

University of South Alabama / Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice is located in Mobile, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
12
Accepted
12
Enrolled
63%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 38.46%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Legislatures, public opinion, research and quantitative methods, public administration, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 307 University Boulevard
Humanities Building
Mobile, AL  36688
United States
Contact Dr. Philip Habel
Chair, Political Science/Criminal Justice
Email: habel@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251-460-7161

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