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University of South Florida

School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Government
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American, Caribbean and Latino studies
Master of Arts (MA) Political science Comparative government and politics
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts Africana studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE not required, but suggested for full financial consideration; GRE Required for Political Science
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE required
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
32
Accepted
20
Enrolled
67%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE not required, but suggested for full financial consideration; GRE Required for Political Science
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; 500 word personal statement; resume. For political science- must have a background in political science
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE required
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; 500 word personal statement; writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, letter of recommendation, transcripts, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.02%
Black or African American 8.77%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.75%
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Citizenship and identity, social movements, global governance, American politics, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
15,263

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Solomon
Associate Professor and SIGS Director
Email: msolomon@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6394

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