Master's in Political Science


*Due to Covid-19 and the fact that not everyone has access to take the GRE we are waiving the GRE requirement for the fall 2020 semester.

*The Fall 2020 master deadline has been extended to July 1st.

*Students admitted for Summer 2020 fall under the 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog.

Admission Requirements

The School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida offers a master's in political science. For a listing of the admission requirements, students should consult the Graduate Catalog

Students must apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Admissions. The School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies admits for the fall and spring semesters. 

Additional information on admission requirements:

  • The personal statement should discuss your academic goals and objectives, and why you wish to pursue a master's degree in political science.
  • There is no required, minimum GRE score for admission, but the average scores of previously accepted applicants have been approximately 160 verbal, 152 analytical, and 5 writing. 

*International students should review the Office of Admissions International Students website for additional information and requirements.

*International students are also encouraged to contact the Office of International Services for information on visas, international travel, etc.