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The M.A. program in political science seeks to train the next generation of international policy professionals by directly engaging students in comparative politics, international politics, and public policy analysis.

European Union Policy Studies Concentration

This concentration involves an intellectually rigorous program with an applied, practitioner orientation. The concentration is designed as a ten-month residential program based in Florence, Italy. This concentration is intended: to improve understanding of the European Union as a system of governance and as a multinational actor; to promote awareness and understanding of the growing importance and expanding scope of the transatlantic partnership between the European Union and the United States; and to train students to be effective future participants in this partnership – and in politics and policymaking more broadly.

To see the curriculum and the courses offered in this program, click on the link at the end of this sentence to go to the appropriate portion of JMU's Graduate Catalog regarding this program.


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