BA-MA in Political Science and Public Policy

The Department of Political Science, Legal, and Urban Studies offers students the opportunity to earn a B.A. in Political Science and a Masters of Arts in Public Policy and International Affairs via our 5-year accelerated degree program. The M.A. program prepares students for careers in the public and private sectors as policy analysts, legislative aides, researchers, program managers, public relations officers, lobbyists, human rights workers, security personnel, social studies teachers, and political journalists. Outstanding high school seniors planning to attend WPU are encouraged to apply for provisional admission if they have a strong interest in public service and have at least a 1200 SAT and a GPA in the top 10% of their class.

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Interested students are urged to contact Dr. Aaron Tesfaye, Chair, Department of Political Science, Legal, and Urban Studies, for further information.

Dr. Aaron Tesfaye
431 Raubinger Hall
William Paterson university
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-720-3428