Careers

Political science is an outstanding major for building skills valued by employers. In earning a political science degree, you will learn to think analytically, conduct systematic research, and communicate effectively. Regardless of your chosen career path, political science will provide you with a solid foundation for civic awareness and leadership.

With a political science degree you can build a career in:

  • Foreign Service
  • Public Administration, Non-Profit, etc.
  • Journalism 
  • Grassroots political organization
  • Political advocacy and lobbying
  • Law
  • Education
  • Corporate governmental affairs
  • Business
  • Campaign management
  • Research analysis

Please see the American Political Science Association's homepage for more information on careers with a political science degree.

 

Contact Political Science

Political Science Chair
Stephen P. Nicholson, Professor
 
Political Science (General)
 
Political Science (Graduate)
 
Political Science Mailing Address
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
 
The first new American research
university in the 21st century, with a
mission of research, teaching and service.
 
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400
 
University of California, Merced

 

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