What Can You Do With A Major In Political Science?
Political Science is the study of the government and its systems, organizations, and processes at different levels and cultures. People in this field study the actions of the government, political parties, and revolutionary events, as well as the public's opinions and the decision-making processes involving politics. Others may conduct academic research, writing or teaching, or work on applied problems for federal agencies
American Politics Fast Track to MPAGeneral Political ScienceInternational Relations and Comparative PoliticsPublic LawPublic Administration and Public Policy
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According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Summer 2011 Salary Survey, beginning salaries for graduates with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, start at about $47,500 a year.
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Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.American Bar AssociationAmerican Political Science Association American Society for International LawAmerican Society for Public Administration
National Organizations or Databases http://federaljobs.net/employme.htmhttp://www.govcentral.com/http://www.lawjobs.com/http://www.policeemployment.com/http://www.pse-net.com/http://www.publicservicecareers.org/http://www.usajobs.gov/http://www.usdoj.gov/06employment/06_1.html
http://www.uspirg.orgLocal Organizations or Databaseshttp://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/employment/index.shtmlhttp://www.myflorida.com/
Local Programs - Master of Arts in Political Science and other related programs University of North Florida Florida Atlantic UniversityFlorida International UniversityFlorida State UniversityUniversity of Central FloridaUniversity of MiamiUniversity of South FloridaUniversity of West FloridaOther resources for graduate program researchhttp://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
http://www.politicalsciencedegree.com- browse extensive listings of schools offering Political Science degrees.
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
American Politics- Social; Enterprising; Investigative (SEI)Politicial Science-General - Investigative; Artistic; Social (IAS)International Relations/comparative Politics- Investigative; Artistic; Social (IAS)Public Law- Enterprising; Investigative; Artistic (EIA)Public Administration and Public Policy- Social; Enterprising; Investigative (SEI)
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