About the Ph.D. Program

Learn more about the Ph.D. program in political science at the University of Maryland.
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Graduate Admissions

Information for prospective students about the graduate admissions process, application requirements, and funding.
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Fields of Study

The Ph.D. program in political science is organized into three primary fields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. We also offer secondary fields in Political Methodology and Formal Theory or Political Economy.
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Current Graduate Students

Hire a Maryland Ph.D. or learn about our outstanding graduate students!
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