Texas Tech University

Department of Political Science

 
 
 
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March 16th, 2021- TTU Department of Political Science has been ranked as the third school nation-wide in the “Top 10 Online Bachelors in Political Science! From here, It's possible! 

The Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University (TTU) would like to invite students with significant research potential and interests in Political Science or Public Administration to apply to our Masters and PhD programs. For more information or to view our Study Political Science flyer.

 

Dr. Timothy Nokken, Department Chairperson of Political Science, explains the benefits of getting a Political Science degree in today's economy:

Dr. Mark McKenzie, the Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Political Science, explains why students should choose Texas Tech for their graduate degrees in Political Science:

Pablo Hernandez, Ph.D. student at the Department of Political Science, explains why he chose TTU for his career:

 

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Degree & Programs

The Political Science department supervises the following degree and certificate programs:

Dual Degree Programs

The department also participates in both the Latin American and Iberian Studies program and the Russian Language and Area Studies program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree; a minor in women's studies; Honors College programs; and Arts and Sciences minors in urban studies, international studies, ethnic studies, Asian studies, and religion studies.

Fellowships and Stipends Available

The Department of Political Science will be awarding a Helen Jones Graduate Fellowship for a new PhD student beginning with the Fall 2016 semester. This Fellowship is for $5000 for three years (total = $15,000) and is intended to recruit a new PhD student to the program.

The Department of Political Science will be awarding a Graduate Recruitment Fellowship for a new PhD student beginning with the Fall 2016 semester. This Fellowship is for $4000 for four years (total = $16,000) and is intended to recruit a new PhD student to the program.

The Department of Political Science has set the stipend level for incoming students for the Fall 2016 semester at $13,000 for 9 month TA assignments. We will also be able to award up to 2 stipends of $16,500 to recruit exceptional students. The Department will also have the ability to hire several online graders with a $10,000 stipend for 9 months. All TAs and Graders will also receive a tuition waiver that covers most of the costs of tuition.

 

 
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Department of Political Science

  • Address

    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
  • Phone

    806.742.3121
  • Email

    pols.webmaster@ttu.edu