At the graduate level, the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University-Commerce offers both a general Master of Arts Degree (requiring foreign language courses) and Master of Science (without foreign language requirement). The general MA/MS degree consists of a 30 hour thesis track or a 36 hour non-thesis track. The Department also offers a 36 hour MS in Political Science with History Track (18 hrs Political Science and 18 hrs History).
The graduate program in political science is designed to meet the needs of students pursuing public service careers, community college teaching, research, and administrative careers, as well as those students preparing for more advanced graduate work in political science leading to the Ph.D.
The Department also offers a 12 hour online graduate certificate in Holocaust Studies.For detailed information on each of the graduate programs, please refer to the Graduate Handbook in Political Science.