Professor Leiter and Skidmore having a discussion in the hall

Graduate Programs

The UMKC Political Science Department has a variety of graduate programs tailored to fit your needs.

We currently offers a Master of Arts in Political Science, a JD/MA in collaboration with the UMKC School of Law and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in conjunction with the UMKC School of Graduate Studies.

Once you review our Graduate Admissions requirements and funding options, we invite you to visit campus and meet with the department.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about our graduate programs.

Graduate Advisor:
Dr. Max Skidmore 

Department Chair
Dr. Beth Vonnahme