Career Options

Graduates in Political Science are prepared for a variety of careers. Many go on to law school and become attorneys. Others teach government in public schools, pursue further graduate study in government, international relations, public administration, policy studies, business or management. Many work in private and non-profit agencies dealing with regulatory issues and public entities. Some enter the fields of print and broadcast journalism or work in foreign service jobs with the State Department and other government agencies in the U.S. or overseas. Some run for public office or take public sector jobs at the federal, state, and local levels as officials, agency managers, policy analysts, or staff members.

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