The government major provide students with the opportunity to study political ideas, institutions, and policies. The government faculty offer courses in political thought, American national, state, and local government and public law, public administration, public policy, political science, comparative government, and international relations. National government internships and seminars are available. Located in IRAPP and the School of Public Affairs.
Enhance your major with courses which will help you understand the culture, government, public policy, political science, and the physical environment of the unique Appalachian Region that Morehead State
University serves. Located in IRAPP and the School of Public Affairs.
The public policy major provides students with the knowledge and skill sets necessary to understand and affect public policy making in the United States, both domestic and foreign. Students will acquire the skills to study a wide range of policy areas together with an understanding of the policy making process and the inter-dependencies of local, state, and federal governments in the development and implementation of policy. Students will be prepared for professional careers in any policy area in the public, non-profit, and private sectors as well as for graduate study in all areas of public policy and political science. This is a practical, applied degree that is well-suited to providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help their communities and region move forward and prosper. Located in IRAPP and the School of Public Affairs.
The International Studies Minor in Canadian Studies begins with Perspectives on Canada, an introductory team taught course, then focuses on advanced courses in Canadian history, government, and economic and social policies from comparative and international perspectives, and concludes with a summer internship in the Canadian Parliament.
The Government minor includes courses on political theory, public policy, political science, American national, state and local government, comparative governments and politics, and international politics. Located in IRAPP and the School of Public Affairs.
The Master of Arts in Government provides comprehensive field knowledge in the core subfields of political science as defined by the American Political Science Association: American government, political theory, public law, international relations and comparative politics. This graduate program provides a solid foundation for those aspiring to doctoral study in political science or for employment in government or politics. Located in IRAPP and the School of Public Affairs.
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