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Master of Political Science Student Resources

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What can you do with a Political Science Masters degree?

Our graduates have gone on to great positions with companies such as:

Research Analyst
Brand Analyst
Global Trade Analyst
Project Manager
Fundraising and Prospect Research Coordinator

Boise State University
MarkMonitor Inc. | Clarivate Analytics
ViaSat Inc.
GS Strategy Group
Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare (WISH)

Reasons the Political Science Master’s program may be attractive to students:

  • Faster! Get a Master’s in a year and a summer instead of two years.
  • Cheaper! Get some credits while as an undergraduate and finish sooner.
  • Get graduate experience early on to help inform you what graduate studies are like and help you make up your mind about continued academic study
  • Helps in a competitive job environment as our first cohort has gone on to interesting and exciting jobs already (research analyst, global trade analyst, project manager at GS Strategy Group, and a fundraising/prospect research coordinator for a Indian non-profit focusing on health care).

Graduate College Master’s & Doctoral Defense Notifications

Attend a Graduate Defense

Master’s defenses are open to the public. Defenses are especially valuable for currently enrolled graduate students to experience the process firsthand. Click here for a list of upcoming Master’s Defense dates.

The Graduate School has started a new program to help students write/work on their thesis. You can find the details about the Bronco Finish Line here.