Political Science Careers

More than one in 20 jobs involve government work. Upon graduating, political science majors will have the expertise to excel in these positions. Political science will help you succeed in the court system, the FBI, or CIA. Work for your country while living aboard, forging a career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

Maximize business profits, by learning more about U.S., foreign, and international regulations. Be prepared to flourish with knowledge of how large bureaucracies work and be ready to navigate them.Gain the skills to help others understand the world better through jobs in journalism or news media.

Change the world by becoming an expert in party politics or grass-roots campaigns.

Some career paths, such as lawyer, will require an advance degree in addition to a BA in political science, while others do not require further studies.