Master’s Program

MA Program News & Highlights

New Partnership with Marron Institute of Urban Management at NYU
NYU’s Marron Institute of Urban Management has partnered with the Politics Department and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to offer students new opportunities to participate in graduate courses and applied research opportunities focused on urban policy challenges, both here in the United States and around the world. 

MA Program in Politics

The Master of Arts in Politics is a terminal master’s degree.  The curriculum is designed to expose students to substantive knowledge and scholarly research in political science in order to help students develop critical thinking, analytical, research, and writing skills.  

Students who pursue a Master of Arts in Politics specialize in one of the following fields of study: political philosophy and theory, American politics, political economy, or comparative politics. 

Our MA program offers foundational training in the study of politics, and we are committed to providing our students with both practical skills and sound theoretical knowledge.  Alumni of the program have embarked on successful professional careers in government and the public sector, non-profits, and the private sector, while others have gone on to pursue a PhD in political science or other related fields.    

Located in the heart of New York City’s Greenwich Village, NYU offers an unparalleled academic setting rich in resources that support study on a wide range of subjects.  Students and faculty in our MA program participate in seminars, workshops, and colloquia, making for a vibrant intellectual and professional community.  New York City has a vibrant intellectual, social, and cultural life of which our students take full advantage.

The Master of Arts in International Relations is now offered through the International Relations Program.  Please click here for the International Relations Program