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 now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The deadline for applications is December 13, 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 Sarah Krause, the Graduate Program Assistant, skrause@msu.edu or 517-355-2167 or Professor Sarah Reckhow, the PhD Admissions Director, reckhow@msu.edu