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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

 

Political Science Program

 

American Politics, B.A.

General Political Science, B.A.

International Relations and Comparative Politics, B.A.

Public Administration and Public Policy, B.A.

Public Law, B.A.

Career Paths

Business

Education

International affairs

Law

Local and State Government Affairs

Media

Non-profit

Politics

Program Administration

Public Policy

Social Services

Job Titles

Budget Analyst

Business Developer

Congressional City Staff Aide

County Council Member

Fundraising Director

International Banker

Juvenile Justice Specialist

Legislative Coordinator

Lobbyist

Management Analyst

Overseas School Teacher

Policy Analyst

Political Consultant

Political Reporter

Pollster

Press Officer

Program Analyst

Public Affairs Specialist

Research Analyst

Survey Researcher

Staff Administrator

Translator

Employers/Work Settings

Charitable Organizations

Cities/Councils/Municipalities/Townships

Corporations

Departments of State Government

Educational Institutions

Foundations

Government Agencies

Labor Unions

Legislative Agencies

Lobbying Organizations

Museums

Policy and Research Organizations

Political Action Committees

Private Practices

Professional Associations

Public Courts

Religious Organizations

Professional Associations

Job Search Information

Graduate Schools

Applying To Graduate and Professional Schools

Link To UNF Academic Program

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.