PhD in Political Science

PhD in Political Science

Boston University - Boston, MA

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PhD in Political Science Admissions Tests and Prerequisites Applicants must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Tests. Applicants should hold either a bachelorÕs or masterÕs degree in political science or the equivalent. See www.bu.edu/polisci/academics/graduate/admissions/, admissions procedures section, for GRE and TOEFL minimum scores. In addition to acquiring the skills necessary for their dissertation research (statistical, foreign language, math, etc.), candidates for a doctorate in Political Science must meet certain general requirements. These are: to complete a specified number of courses with the distribution requirements specified below; to take the Methodology sequence (PO 840 Qualitative Methods and PO 841 Quantitative Methods, or equivalent in the Math and Sociology Departments); to pass the PhD qualifying examinations; to gain approval of a dissertation proposal; and to write and defend a dissertation. The sections that follow clarify what is

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