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Graduate Program

Master of Science Degree in Political Science Online

The University of Nebraska at Omaha Department of Political Science offers a program to earn a Master's Degree for which all courses are offered online.

There are several advantages of UNO's Online Master of Science in Political Science..

 

  • High-quality curriculum from a distinguished university. UNO is one of 88 institutions of higher education nationally classified as a doctoral/research university, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching out of the 4,000 academic institutions it categorizes. In addition, UNO received a first-tier regional best ranking in the U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges. UNO ranked 18th among public master's instituitons in the Midwest region.

 

  • Low tuition from a convenient, accessible location - your computer. Courses are taught entirely online. It is very rare for our courses to have specific times you are required to be online. In other words, you pick the times and locations that are most convenient for you. For the 2011-12 academic year, tuition for the online MS PSCI program is $622.50 per credit for non-residents and $236.50 per credit for Nebraska residents.

 

  • Taught using the same faculty and courses offered on campus. Faculty members regularly win the most prestigious university teaching and service awards. Consider our record:

        Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro – 2011 College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Service Award.

        Dr. Randall Adkins – 2010 Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Steve Bullock – 2008 College of Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Randall Adkins – 2007 College of Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro – 2007 College of Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro – 2007 Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Meredith Bacon – 2006 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado – 2003 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. James B. Johnson – 2001 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

        Dr. Loree Bykerk – 1997 College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

 

  • Classes scheduled to suit your busy lifestyle. You are free to take as many, or as few, courses as you wish. Most online students take one or two courses a semester. A student beginning in the fall and taking two courses a semester (including summer) will graduate at the end of two years.