Welcome to the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University. Our faculty and students examine the most pressing and enduring puzzles of politics and policy at the local, national, and global levels. With research expertise and a passion for teaching in all of the major fields in the discipline – American Government, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Public Law and Research Methods – the Department offers innovative and comprehensive programs leading to the BA, MA, and PhD degrees. Our PhD program is ranked #83 nationally among political science graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report.


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Explore our Graduate Programs. Department of Political Science offers Direct Admit – PhD, Post MA PhD and Masters Programs.


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