• Politics (MA)

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    General Admission Contact
    The New School for Social Research
    Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue, 1st floor
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
    SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

    Admission Liaison
    PolSciLiaison@newschool.edu

    Department of Politics
    6 East 16th Street, room 711A
    New York, NY 10003
    Phone: 212.229.5747 x3090
    Fax: 212.229.5473

    Mailing Address
    79 Fifth Avenue, room 711A
    New York, NY 10003 

    Chair
    Mark Frazier

    Senior Secretary
    Aaron Neber

    Student Advisor
    Lydia Nobbs

    Politics Student Handbook

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  • The MA in Politics is a 30-credit program that introduces students to critical, historical, and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of politics.

    Students can specialize in one subfield of politics — political theory, comparative politics, global politics, or American politics — or they can gain a broader understanding of the field by taking courses in multiple fields.

    • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
    • Credits 30 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
    • Duration 2 years (full-time)
    • Start Term Fall or Spring

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