Career and Academic Opportunities

In addition to careers which are typical for graduates holding an MPA: Urban Planner, Human Resources Management, Budget and Program Analyst, and, Administrative Services Manager, students with the combined Political Science degree and MPA might expect to pursue careers in managing nonprofit organizations (such local community service organizations) or to work in political campaigns. The combined degrees are excellent background for those intending to pursue further graduate study in public policy, political science, or law.


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Admission Requirements


Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • 3.25 KSU GPA
  • 30 hours in residence at KSU
Double Counted Courses Include
  • PAD 6200 to count for Related Studies
  • PAD 6250 to count for Related Studies
  • PAD 6300 to count for Related Studies
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Students should apply to this Double Owl Pathway early in their junior year.

Sample Academic Plan Apply
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Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Graduate Degree
Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Department / College
School of Government and International Affairs / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 5068

Advising Contact
Andrew Pieper, Program Coordinator
apieper1@kennesaw.edu
470-578-6687

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree
Master of Public Administration

Department / College
School of Government and International Affairs / Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Science Building, Room 5032

Advising Contact
Maureen Wilson, Advisor
mwils152@kennesaw.edu
470-578-7869