department of political science

206 Washburn Hall, 80 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881


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Undergraduate Programs

  • B.A. in Political Science
    Political Science majors choose from two tracks: International Relations and American Politics.
  • Minor Options
    The department offers two minor options: the Political Science Minor and a Minor in International Relations.
  • Pre-Law Program
    This program provides specialized preparation, support and advising for students who are considering applying to law school.

Graduate Programs

  • M.A. in International Relations
    The M.A. degree program specializes in international relations offering concentrations in Diplomacy, International Development, and Global Peace Studies.
  • Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) Program
    The M.P.A. program prepares you to be a leader in public policy and administration. The program is jointly administered by URI and Rhode Island College, and is offered at URI’s Feinstein Providence Campus.

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