Political Science Major – Degree

A political science degree can lead to all sorts of careers in both the private and public sectors, from attorney to lobbyist to FBI agent to journalist and beyond. Most positions are attainable with a bachelor's degree in political science, although some do require a graduate degree even at the entry level. Before deciding on a major in political science, determine your strengths. Can you adapt well to different types of situations and social groups? Are your communication skills excellent? Is mathematics one of your strengths? Can you make decisions easily? Do you have good judgment? Are you good with computers? Can you organize, analyze and collect data effectively? All of these skills are necessary in the study of political science.

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Ohio Christian University
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The George Washington University -Online
Online Programs:   Master’s in Political Management

Liberty University
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science: Government: Pre-Law , MA Public Policy: Campaigns and Elections , Bachelor of Science: Government: National Security , more...

Kaplan University
Online Programs:   BS in Liberal Studies Leadership , BS in Liberal Studies

Simmons College School of Social Work
Online Programs:   Master of Social Work

USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Online Programs:   Master of Social Work

Rutgers University
Online Programs:   Online Master of Information

Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Gender Diversity Studies - MA in Psychology , Gender Diversity Studies - PhD of Psychology

American InterContinental University Online
Online Programs:   Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology

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