Political Science

Master of Arts in Political Science, Civic Leadership Concentration

Students who have completed undergraduate coursework in the Civic Leadership Program and are admitted into the Graduate College can usually earn a Master of Arts in Political Science, with a Concentration in Civic Leadership within one year. It entails the completion of 32 graduate hours and the achievement of a 3.0 GPA in all courses taken. A master's paper is required, which is fulfilled by the completion of a collaborative project undertaken as part of the Practicum in Civic Leadership.

Only UIUC students who have participated in the undergraduate portion of the Civic Leadership Program are eligible for admission in the graduate concentration in Civic Leadership. For information contact the Director, Civic Leadership Program, Department of Political Science.

Practicum in Civic Leadership4-8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other Requirements may overlap
A concentration is not required.
A master's paper is required
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0