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Political Science

Master's Degrees

M.A. in International Affairs

Prepare for careers in international affairs, development, government agencies, international organizations, nonprofit organizations, public education and the private sector — or move on to law school or doctoral programs in the social sciences.

Engage in U.N. activities, including participation in the special research unit for the U.N.'s Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran, as well as other internship opportunities at government agencies and international organizations in New York.

  • Deadlines: December 15 for spring 2016; April 1 for fall 2016

Program Strengths

Washington Monthly recently ranked Brooklyn College the #1 "best bang for the buck" college in the United States. Many of the reasons for that accolade are reflected in the master's programs in political science, both of which include:

  • Comprehensive program with small classes — seminars, professional development, and independent study
  • Flexible program, either part- or full-time study, with completion in one to two years and most classes in the evening
  • Extensive financial support
  • Renowned faculty engaged in cutting-edge research with real-world application
  • A diverse student body from all over the world

For more information, including admission requirements, view our Programs.

Contact Information

Department Chairperson: Corey Robin
Graduate Deputy: Paisley Currah
Graduate Deputy of International Affairs: Mark Ungar

Location: 3413 James Hall
Phone: 718.951.5306
Fax: 718.951.4833