Careers

A degree in Political Science opens you up to a wide range of career opportunities:

  • Law: Political science is one of the best degrees for becoming a lawyer.
  • Government: There is a large need for people across all kinds of government agencies at all levels of government.
  • Business: Many political science graduates find employment in business careers.
  • Journalism: Media and politics are increasingly inseparable.
  • Interest Groups: Tens of thousands of lobby groups at the state and federal level are part of the American political system.
  • International Organizations: As the world shrinks, the demand for people to work across cultures and boundaries continues to grow.
  • Politics: Relatively few political science majors actually pursue elective office, but it is a thrilling career for those who do.

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