Elections and Campaign Management (M.A.)
Students enrolled in the Master’s Program in Elections and Campaign Management at Fordham University follow a curriculum that balances core technical courses in quantitative analysis and survey research with political science courses that cover central subjects in electoral behavior, political institutions, communication, and ethics. The program requires completion of 30 credits, including 7 courses in the major, 2 electives, and completion of an internship. Students are required to complete a professional-level internship in a political consulting firm or a campaign organization.
|POSC 5100||AMERICAN POLITICAL BEHAVIOR||3|
|POSC 5130||POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS AND PROCESSES||3|
|POSC 5250||INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS||3|
|POSC 5238||STRATEGIES OF POLITICAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|POSC 5240||FUNDAMENTALS OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT||3|
|POSC 5243||CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND ETHICS||3|
|POSC 5251||POLITICAL SURVEY RESEARCH||3|
|POSC 5244||ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP||3|
|Two elective courses, for example: 1||6|
|EARNED MEDIA STRATEGIES|
|DATA ANALYTICS FOR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS|
|SPECIAL TOPICS: CAMPAIGNS|
Students may also enroll in related elective courses offered in the Political Science, Communications, History, Business, Economics, Sociology, and Psychology departments with the approval of the program director.