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Careers in Political Science

Prof. Sukkary


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; precollegiate 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. (Retrieved from


Please find below documents listing some political science career options.


Examples of Careers for Political Scientists

What can I do with a Major in Political Science?