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Careers for Political Science Majors
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The following information has been provided by the American Political Science Association
(APSA) to help students who intend to major in political science. You can click on
http://www.apsanet.org/careersinpoliticalscience for further information or stop by our office (HUMB 226) to get a copy of the APSA’s
brochure or booklet on Careers and the Study of Political Science.
A bachelor's degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal,
state and local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit
associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; pre-collegiate
education; electoral politics; research and university and college teaching.
Political science majors gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication
abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas.”