Applicants need to have received a B.A./B.S. degree. The Department of Political Science asks applicants to submit the following:
- Complete Online Graduate Application
- Acceptable GRE scores (students who have completed degrees in political science or a closely related field with a GPA of 3.5 or better can receive a waiver.)
- Two letters of recommendation from persons who can authoritatively comment on your academic abilities
- Transcripts from all graduate and/or undergraduate institutions attended
- Statement of your research interests and how Georgia State University's Political Science Department will help you meet your career and educational goals
- Writing sample
The department seeks applicants with a history of strong academic achievement, clear interests and potential for excellence at the graduate level.