Careers in Political Science

According to the American Political Science Association, a bachelor’s degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state and local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; precollegiate education; electoral politics; research; and university- and college-level teaching.

Political science majors gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas.

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported political scientists have a median annual salary of $117,570 (May, 2018).

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