Political Science PhD

Degree Level: PhD

Department: Political Science

School or College: Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy

Departmental Website: https://www.albany.edu/rockefeller/admissions_pos.shtml

Program Curriculum: https://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/political_science_phd_degree.htm

Required Credentials




Supplemental Documents

All Schools Attended

Statement of Goals
Writing Sample



  Fall Spring Summer
Departmental Assistantship Consideration Feb. 1
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Special Notes:

Students not applying for departmental assistance will be reviewed on a space available basis only. Review is not guaranteed and the department can close admissions when there is no longer space in the program.

Please note: This program offers an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience in the course listing as an option to fulfill course requirements. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.   

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