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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