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Political Science Graduate Program

Political Science Graduate Student Handbook

The handbook describes the most essential aspects of graduate study in Political Science at the University of Kansas as determined by Departmental policy and University regulations. It contains detailed descriptions of course requirements, exam procedures, and campus resources.

Political Science Graduate Student Handbook (PDF)

PhD and MA/PhD Degree Requirements

PhD Degree Requirements Checklist (PDF)
Sample Degree Completion Timeline for MA/PhD and PhD Degrees (PDF)

College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA)

The College Office of Graduate Affairs (COGA) is responsible for graduate program quality and degree completion. COGA offers MA and PhD checklists for graduation requirements, and maintains a set of useful links to pages in the KU Policy Library relevant to graduate students. Current students are subject to all of these policies in addition to their catalog requirements. Please consult the policy links with any questions about University graduate policies.

COGA Graduation Checklists
COGA Policy Links Page

Graduate Catalog

All requirements for the degrees are listed in the Academic Catalog page for Political Science. Your requirements are set by the Catalog that is in effect in the first semester of your studies. You may opt to switch to a later revision of the Catalog. To view your Catalog, select a year on the Academic Catalogs page, open Liberal Arts and Sciences, find Political Science, and click on your degree.

KU Academic Catalogs

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