Applied Political Analytics (APAN)

Graduate Degree Program
College: Behavioral and Social Sciences

ABSTRACT

The Master of Science Degree in Applied Political Analytics is offered jointly by the Department of Government and Politics and the Joint Program in Survey Methodology. The program provides advanced training in the application of data science to the analysis of key issues in political science. The program will prepare students for careers in the private sector, research centers, NGO's, and federal, state, and local government agencies.

The Master of Science in Applied Political Analytics consists of 18 credits in political science and 18 credits in data science. Students will complete a major project in one of their courses that will give them the opportunity to apply the core skills that the have acquired in the program to address real-world problems.

CONTACT

Candace Turitto, Ph.D.
1147 Tydings Hall
7343 Preinkert Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.4156
Email: turitto@umd.edu

Website: https://gvpt.umd.edu/landingtopic/ms-applied-political-analytics 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Type of Applicant Fall Deadline Spring Deadline
Domestic Applicants
US Citizens and Permanent Residents February 24, 2023 N/A
International Applicants
F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants March 1, 2023 N/A

RESOURCES AND LINKS:

Program Website: gvpt.umd.edu/landingtopic/ms-applied-political-analytics
Application Process: gradschool.umd.edu/admissions/application-process/step-step-guide-applying