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MLA Prepares Lobbyist to Teach Political Science
MLA Prepares Lobbyist to Teach Political Science

Lobbyist Whitney Whitmire Jenkins, daughter of long-time Texas Senator John Whitmire, earned her 2013 Master in Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in political science with a professional goal—to qualify the former elementary school teacher to teach political science at the community college level. Learn more

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The University of St. Thomas promotes students on their path to improving their careers and engaging their minds with an advanced degree. During your graduate studies, our faculty will mentor you with personalized attention and support. By graduation, UST alumni possess the enhanced intellectual skills and professional expertise to succeed in life.

Our Museum District campus, near downtown and the Texas Medical Center, provides access to internships and career opportunities in business, energy, finance, innovative technology, education and healthcare. Houston is a Forbes-rated top city for young professionals and businesses. The advantage of building contacts and relationships during your course of study can help you find employment even before you graduate.

Founded by the Basilian Fathers, the University’s Catholic tradition balances faith and reason to produce ethical professionals and academics. The University of St. Thomas welcomes diversity in thought and in the student body with students hailing from 40 states and 58 countries. Pursue your future today by applying to one of UST’s first-rate graduate programs!

Please select a graduate degree program below for program-specific admission requirements:
Cameron School of Business

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School of Education

Please check with the specific graduate degree program to which you are applying as deadlines may vary.


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