College of Arts & Sciences Political Science

Graduate

Graduate Degrees Offered:

Each of these degree programs offer a curriculum that is designed to allow students to acquire a wide range of professional skills and capacity for advancing academic and practitioner careers in the public and nonprofit sector.

Areas of Emphasis for the Ph.D. Degree:
  • American Political Institutions
  • Public Administration
Specializations  for the M.A. Degree:
  • American Politics and Public Policy
  • International Relations
Specializations for the M.S. in Administration Degree:
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Health Services Administration
  • Long Term Care Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Resource Management
  • Alcohol & Drug Studies
  • Interdisciplinary
ContactUs  Graduate Studies Director
Elizabeth Smith, Associate Professor
Dakota Hall 233C
(605) 677-5710
Elizabeth.Smith@usd.edu