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Information for possible career choices: For more information about what you can do with a major in Political Science.

Political Science & Public Administration Department

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Master of Public Admin. Program:

Contact Director: Dr. Candler

g.candler@unf.edu

904.620.1388

Master of Arts in International Affair:

Contact Director: Dr. Schwam-Baird

dschwam@unf.edu or MAIA@unf.edu

904-620-1929

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Contact Adrienne Lerner

a.lerner@unf.edu 904.620.1069

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Contact Ambassador Nancy Soderberg

n.soderberg@unf.edu

904.620.3926

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Contact Director: Dr. Binder

m.binder@unf.edu

904-620-1205

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Careers in Political Science

Political Science Majors and Minors have a wide variety of career options.

Congressional Research Politician Int'l Market Researcher
Government Relations for Corp. Diplomat City Manager
Lobbyist / Organizer Campaign Staff Executive Assistant
Executive Search Consultant Labor Relations Human Resources
Security Intelligence Analyst Financial Planner Business Administrator
Political Correspondent Policy Analyst Journalist
Strategic Planning Consultant Public Opinion Analyst Technical Writer
Education / Teacher / Instructor Media Specialist Political Consultant
Human Rights Advocate Public Relations Director Urban Policy Planner
Foreign Service Worker Parole/Probation Officer Legal Investigator
Lawyer / Paralegal Criminal Justice & Law Editor
Consumer Advocate Government Affairs Sales Manager
Historical Archivist / Researcher Social Worker Event Planner

Salary / Wage Range

NACE April 2014 Salary Survey reports an average starting salary of $41,600 a year.

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Political Science and Public Administration Chair, Dr. Matthew Corrigan: Political Science Careers

Corrigan welcome