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Degree Programs

The Department of Political Science at UMKC provides a world-class education with a small, community feel.

The department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree options. Our undergraduate students receive opportunities for research and mentoring, as well as internship and career guidance.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs.

The department also has a robust graduate program offering a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Political Science, a JD/MA in collaboration wth the UMKC School of Law and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

Learn more about our graduate programs.