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M.S. in Political Analytics

Political Analytics

Master of Science

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Providing the skills essential to succeed in the increasingly data-driven world of politics.

The Master of Science in Political Analytics program at Columbia University is designed to train a new generation of students for impactful careers in politics and advocacy through strong data analytics. Our program combines a focus on the substance of politics with advanced quantitative methods so students will have the data skills to drive decision-making, communicate effectively about data and politics, and be leaders among professionals. The program provides quantitative skills in an explicitly political context, which will position graduates to build their careers in this growing field and become decision-makers themselves.

Learn more about the program, including select courses and study options.

Key Highlights

Program Options
Program Option Course Formats Time Commitment
Master of Science Full‑Time

On-campus with select online classes*

3 consecutive terms

Master of Science Part‑Time

On-campus with select online classes*

6 consecutive terms

* Core courses are delivered in 7-week online modules, some selective courses may be offered online.

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Learn more about the Master of Science in Political Analytics at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies, or contact the program admissions counselor.

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As admissions to our program are highly competitive, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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