The department offers programs leading to the master of arts (M.A.), master of public administration (M.P.A.), and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Much more detailed information relating to the degrees offered by the Department of Political Science is contained in supplements issued to students by the department. Students and prospective students should consult these as well as this catalog.
Professor Richard C. Fording, Chair
Director of Graduate Studies in Political Science:
Professor Joseph Smith, Ph.D.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0213
For information on our graduate programs, use the following e-mail address:
Please note that the department now requires all graduate applicants to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).