The Master of Arts in Political Science Non Thesis in conjunction with certificate program at Washington State University is a unique and specialized program designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary for successful careers in federal, state, or local government. This two-year terminal degree program combines coursework from fields such as political theory, public administration, international relations, and criminal justice to give students a solid grounding in the key concepts and theories relevant to their chosen field. Students will gain hands-on training through internships with government agencies and have access to an extensive network of mentors. Graduates from this program are well-prepared for jobs such as intelligence analysts or homeland security specialists, giving them the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution towards protecting national security. With its focus on professional practice, this program provides students with an invaluable opportunity to build their career prospects and make a difference in the world.