- 12 courses (36-credit-hours); OR
- 10 courses (30-credit-hours) plus a master's thesis (6-credit-hours)
Required Core Courses (5 courses, 15 to 18 credit hours)
PMGT 6401 Fundamentals of Political Management
PMGT 6402 Applied Political Communications
PMGT 6403 Political Data and Analytics
PMGT 6404 Principled Political Leadership
AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
PMGT 6495 Political Power and Practice (3 credit hours)
PMGT 6498-99 Thesis Research (6 credit hours)
The program is designed to help students meet specific career goals. Students may choose to focus their coursework in one of the following areas, or work with the program director to select courses from several areas to meet individual aspirations.
With your advisor's approval you may also take electives outside the program. Many classes in the Legislative Affairs or the Strategic Public Relations programs would make excellent electives for Political Management students. Some students also take courses at the Elliott School of International Affairs, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, or the School of Business.