Application Process

Program Admissions and Application Deadlines:

The Department of Political Science at Michigan State University admits students into the Ph.D. program for the Fall semester only. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The deadline for applications for the 2019-20 academic year will be posted in Fall 2019.

If you have any questions about the application process that are not answered on the frequently asked questions document or the guidelines, please contact Karen Battin, the Graduate Program Assistant, or 517-355-2167 or Professor Ani Sarkissian, the PhD Admissions Director,