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Graduate Program

The principal goal of the Stanford Ph.D. program in political science is the training of scholars. Most students who receive doctorates in the program do research and teach at colleges or universities.

Learn more: Doctoral Program

Doctoral program admissions decisions will be announced in mid-February 2016.

Learn more: Graduate Admissions

Frequently asked questions about admission to the doctoral program.

Learn more: FAQ for Prospective Ph.D. Students

Forms and useful links for current students.

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Graduate students on the job market.

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The department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts in Political Science for current Stanford University doctoral or professional school students.

Learn more: Masters Program