Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Master’s Degree in 
Elections and Campaign Management


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Passionate about Politics?

Influence who is elected, who governs, and who leads by taking a leadership role in political campaign management.

Fordham University’s one-year master’s degree program prepares future political consultants for senior-level positions in:

  • Political consulting firms
  • National and state-level political campaigns
  • Media networks
  • Organizations that promote civic engagement and participation
Meet some ECM alumni.

Dissect the Political Process

Learn core technical skills in quantitative analysis and survey research while delving into courses with distinguished faculty on:
  • Voting behavior
  • Polling
  • Campaign strategy
  • Technology and social media
  • Campaign Finance and ethics
  • PR and marketing communications
View the curriculum.

Build Your Professional Network

Be ready to hit the ground running during a required internship in the hotbed of politics that is New York City.

We leverage partnerships to secure placements for our students in top campaigns, consulting and media firms and other political organizations. Internship placements have included:
  • Bill De Blasio for NYC Mayor campaign
  • Fox News
  • NBC News
  • Michael Bloomberg for NYC Mayor
  • Hillary Clinton for President
More on Internships.

Elections & Campaign Management in the News
Obama pledges action on immigration before year-end, LaRaza.com
Costas Panagopoulos sits down with Chris Glorioso to discuss the midterm elections, NBCNewYork.com
What Motivates Voters? Costas Panagopoulos Peers into Voter Behavior, Inside Fordham
Alaska voters upset about public-shaming mailers, but experts say they work, Alaska Dispatch News
Gov. Cuomo Is Running for a 2nd Term, but He Doesn’t Have Much to Say About ItThe New York Times
Costas Panagopoulos is one of the winners of the Society for Political Methodology's 2014 Miller Prize for the best article titled "Reasoning about Interference Between Units: A General Framework.”, Political Analysis
Reforma migratoria no interesa a electores republicanos, La Opinión
ECM Alum Marc Brumer Named Northeast Regional Press Secretary for the Democratic Campaign Congressional Committee (DCCC)

New NYC mayor seeks to advance liberal agenda, APP.com
Reading the tea leaves: a Q&A with Costas Panagopoulos, OUPblog
Meet Tom Basile: He's been around the world, but home is where he hopes to serve, Rockland County Times
For De Blasio, a Wider Lead in Finances, New York Times
  
Fordham University Prof. Costas Panagopoulos Molds Political Campaign Managers of the Future, New York Daily News 
60 Seconds with Costas Panagopoulos, New York Post

 


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