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Master of Arts in Political Science – Political Psychology

An innovative program with an emphasis on the psychology of public opinion, attitude change and propaganda.Earn a valuable master’s degree from one of the most respected public universities in the nation, at one of the country’s leading departments of political science, in as little as one year (30 credit hours).

Working closely with internationally recognized scholars in the fields of political psychology, public opinion and political behavior, you’ll discuss relevant issues in today’s political world:

    • Why some Americans resist scientific evidence on climate change
    • Fundamental differences between conservatives and liberals in terms of values, morality and basic personality characteristics
  • The psychology behind consumer boycotts and protests against specific government actions

Our program addresses these and many other important questions by familiarizing students with basic psychological processes and research methodologies central to the study of contemporary politics.

Benefits

  • Our program may be completed in as little as one year (full time)
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid available to those who qualify
  • Access to a growing alumni network
  • Many of our MA students have been admitted to top ranked PhD programs across the country

SUNY Washington Internship Program

MA in Political Science students can take advantage of this program that organizes internships with a wide range of major political, public and not-for-profit organizations. The Washington Internship Program also provides career advice, counseling and networking that can help students find jobs upon program completion.

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Learn more about the curriculum by visiting our  website, or contact:

Stanley Feldman
MA Program Director
stanley.feldman@stonybrook.edu

Carri Ann Horner
Graduate Program Coordinator
carri.horner@stonybrook.edu
(631) 632-7667

 

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