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Political Science Careers

Possible career options include working in local, state and federal government agencies, regional planning agencies, social services agencies and becoming a professional political scientist by completing graduate work in political science. The political science major also prepares students for law school.


  • Elected or appointed leadership
  • Campaign Management
  • Special Interest Advocacy


  • Administration
  • Management
  • Public Relations


  • Public Policy
  • Regional Planning
  • City or Town Management
  • Intelligence
  • Foreign Service
  • Law Enforcement
  • Legislative, Executive, or Judicial Services
  • Program Administration