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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. We also offer an exciting Honors Program for exceptional students.

Updated 2021