What Can I Do With This Major?

The Political Science department cultivates students who think critically, creatively and systematically about the contemporary political world, who communicate effectively in diverse communities, and who are actively engaged in local, national, and international life. It is hard to think of a career which would not benefit from these skills, but some fields that commonly attract Political Science majors include:

  • Law
  • Public Service
  • Public Administration
  • Policy Analysis
  • Journalism
  • U.S. Foreign Service
  • Military Service
  • International Organizations
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Teaching

For more careers in the political sciences, check out the What Can I Do With This Major? website. See our Alumni Profiles and the About Our Students page for some specific examples of how Political Science majors translate their interests into their professional development.