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, 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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