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Westfield State University

Department of Political Science

Westfield, MA

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Westfield State University

Overview

Westfield State University / Department of Political Science is located in Westfield, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Non-profit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Criminal justice administration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16

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 General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
19
Accepted
14
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended 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 March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.33%
Black or African American 4.08%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.08%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.04%
Unknown 2.04%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 3
Male (3)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 577 Western Avenue
Westfield, MA  01086
United States
Contact Dr. Hugh Jo
Chair
Email: hjo@westfield.ma.edu
Phone: 413-572-8806
Fax: 413-572-8168

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